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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

FOURTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - January 27, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke

MINUTES


Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:34 AM, January 27, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BROWN, Robin
DOTY, Al
EKEN, Kent
FALK, Andrew
FAUST, Tim
HOSCH, Larry
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
SHIMANSKI, Ron
TORKELSON, Paul
WELTI, Andy

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Representative Hamilton moved that the minutes of January 21, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.

HF153 (Davids); 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.

Chair Juhnke moved that HF153 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Davids presented HF153.

Chair Juhnke renewed the motion that HF153 be laid over for future consideration.

HF78 (Eastlund); 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.

Chair Juhnke moved that HF78 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Eastlund presented HF78.

Chair Juhnke renewed the motion that HF78 be laid over for future consideration.

HF184 (Dettmer); 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.

Chair Juhnke moved that HF184 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Dettmer presented HF184.

Chair Juhnke renewed the motion that HF184 be laid over for future consideration.

HF10 (Doty); 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.

Representative Doty moved that HF10 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Doty presented HF10.

Representative Doty renewed his motion that HF10 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF341 (Dettmer); Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.

Chair Juhnke moved that HF341 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Dettmer presented HF341.

Discussion and questions followed.

Jerry Fischer, Farmer from Plymouth, testified on HF341.

Chair Juhnke renewed the motion that HF341 be laid over for future consideration.

HF338 (Kalin); Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified. Establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land.

Chair Juhnke moved that HF338 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Kalin presented HF338.

Discussion and questions followed.

Chair Juhnke renewed the motion that HF338 be laid over for future consideration.
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HF340 (Hosch); Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.

Representative Hosch moved that HF340 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Hosch presented HF340.

Representative Hosch renewed the motion that HF340 be laid over for future consideration.

HF216 (Faust); Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.

Representative Faust moved that HF216 be heard and laid over for future consideration.

Representative Faust presented HF216.

Representative Faust renewed the motion that HF216 be laid over for future consideration.

HF217 (Faust); Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.

Representative Faust moved that HF217 be heard and be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Representative Juhnke moved the H0217DE1 amendment (attached). THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Steve Hinze, House Research, provided testimony on the H0217DE1 amendment.

Discussion and questions followed.

Representative Magnus moved the H0217A1 amendment (attached).

Representative Magnus moved an oral amendment to the H0217A1 amendment as follows:
delete section 1.5 and section 1.6 and amend the title accordingly.

Representative Mangus moved to strike his oral amendment to the H0217A1 amendment to include section 1.5 and section 1.6 and to adopt the H0217A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF217:
Representative Kiffmeyer, John Hagen (Department of Revenue), William Effertz (Hennepin County Assessor)

Representative Faust moved that HF217, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:58 am.


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Representative Al Juhnke, Chair



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William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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06:47 - Gavel and introductory comments.
09:24 - HF153 (Davids) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
11:30 - HF78 (Eastlund) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
15:07 - HF184 (Dettmer) Green Acres law 2008 changes repealed.
17:26 - HF10> (Doty) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
21:13 - HF341 (Dettmer) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
28:42 - HF338 (Kalin) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
40:10 - HF340 (Hosch) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
41:42 - HF216 (Faust) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
43:37 - HF217 (Faust) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
Runs 1 hour, 19 minutes.


HF10 (Doty) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
HF78 (Eastlund) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
HF153 (Davids) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
HF184 (Dettmer) 2008 Green Acres law changes repealed.
HF341 (Dettmer) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
HF340 (Hosch) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
HF338 (Kalin) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified. Establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land.
HF216 (Faust) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.
HF217 (Faust) Minnesota agricultural property tax law modified.