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Ways and Means

FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 24, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS

MINUTES

Representative Downey, Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the first meeting to order at 10:16 A.M. on Monday, January 24, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOLBERG, Mary Liz, Chair
DOWNEY, Keith, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Bruce
ANDERSON, Sarah
BEARD, Mike
BRYNAERT, Kathy
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe
CORNISH, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
EKEN, Kent
GAROFALO, Pat
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWES, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
SMITH, Steve
WAGENIUS, Jean
WESTROM, Torrey

Excused:
KAHN, Phyllis

A quorum was present.

HF130 (Holberg): Fiscal year 2011 appropriations reduced, policies changed, and appropriation reductions made for fiscal years 2012 and 2013; and tax aid, credits and payment reductions made.

Representative Holberg moved HF 130 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Davids moved the H130A2 amendment. Representative Davids incorporated the H130A5 amendment into the H130A2 amendment.

Testifying on the motion:

Pat Dalton, House Research Department

Representative Davids moved the H130A2 amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lenczewski moved to re-refer HF 130, as amended, to the Taxes Committee and requested a roll call vote.



The following twenty members voted Nay:
DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON B., ANDERSON S., BEARD, BUESGENS, CORNISH, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HACKBARTH, HAMILTON, HOLBERG, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, SMITH, WESTROM

The following twelve members voted Yeas:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, CHAMPION, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, LENCZEWSKI, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

ON A VOTE OF 12 YEAS AND 20 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Gunther moved the H130A1 amendment.

Representative Howes moved to orally amend the H130A1 amendment, as follows:

Page 1, line 6, insert "or after current bargaining agreements expire, whichever is later," after "Effective July 1, 2011,"

Representative Gunther incorporated the oral amendment into the H130A1 amendment.

Representative Gunther moved the H130A1 amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler moved the H130A3 amendment. Representative Abeler incorporated the following changes into the H130A3 amendment:

Page 3, line 29, delete "(32,288,000)" and insert "(19,659,000)" in both places
Page 4, delete lines 3 to 6
Page 4, line 7, delete "(b)" and insert "(a)", and delete "(19,259,000)" and insert "(13,659,000)" in both places
Page 4, line 8, delete "(c)" and insert "(b)", and delete "(7,990,000)" and insert "(5,267,000)" in both places
Page 4, line 11, delete "to $0"
Page 4, line 13, delete "(d)" and insert "(c)", and delete "(1,100,000)" and insert "(733,000)" in both places
Page 4, line 17, delete "to $0"
Page 4, delete subdivision 3

Representative Abeler moved the H1230A3 amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 130 as amended:

Doug Berg, House Fiscal Analysis Department

Representative Holberg moved HF130, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote.

The following 13 members voted Nay:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, CHAMPION, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, LENCZEWSKI, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK, SMITH, WAGENIUS




The following 18 members voted Yea:
DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON B., ANDERSON S., BEARD, BUESGENS, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HACKBARTH, HAMILTON, HOLBERG, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, WESTROM

The following member abstained:
CORNISH

ON A VOTE OF 18 YEAS AND 13 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:43.




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REP. MARY LIZ HOLBERG, CHAIR



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Alex Smith
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF130 (Holberg) - Fiscal year 2011 appropriations reduced, policies changed, and appropriation reductions made for fiscal years 2012 and 2013; tax aid, credits and payment reductions provided, and changes conformed in the Internal Revenue Code.
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02:44 - Gavel, and discussion of HF130 (Holberg) Fiscal year 2011 appropriations reduced, policies changed, and appropriation reductions made for fiscal years 2012 and 2013; and tax aid, credits and payment reductions made.
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