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Property and Local Tax Division

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 20, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION
Chair, Representative Jim Davnie

MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of Property and Local Tax Division, called the meeting to order at 4:11 P.M. March 20, 2013, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Davnie, Chair
Lien, Vice Chair
Torkelson, Lead
Carlson
Erickson, S.
Faust
Garofalo
Hertaus
Kiel
Lenczewski
Loeffler
Mahoney
Marquart
Nelson
Runbeck

A quorum was present

Representative Nelson moved that the minutes for March 13, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Hertaus moved that the minutes from March 19, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Lien moved HF 1608

Representative Lien moved the H1608A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lien presented HF 1608 as amended (Lien) Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
The following people testified on HF 1608:
Bruce Ahlgren, Mayor, City of Cloquet
Mark Sather, President, Metro Cities
Besty Hodges, League of Minnesota Cities
HF 1608 as amended was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Davnie moved HF 1607
Representative Simonson presented HF 1607 (Simonson) Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided for.
The following person testified on HF 1607:
Joel Carlson, Travel Tech: The Travel Technology Association
HF 1607 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Davnie moved HF 857
Chair Davnie moved the H0857A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Atkins presented HF 857 as amended (Atkins) Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
The following people testified on HF 857:
Representative Davids
Aaron Cocking, Minnesota Association of Farm Mutual Insurance Companies
HF 857 as amended was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Davnie recessed the committee at 5:50 P.M. until 6:30 P.M.
Chair Davnie reconvened the committee at 6:47 P.M.
Chair Davnie moved HF 1646
Chair Davnie moved the JMA01 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Melin presented HF 1646 as amended (Melin) Taconite production taxation distribution of proceeds modified, supplemental tax rate imposed to finance a reserve fund, homestead credit computation modified, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
The following people testified on HF 1646 as amended:
Craig Pagel, Iron Mining Association of Minnesota
Bob Tammen, City of Soudan
HF 1646 as amended was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Representative Faust moved HF 1635
Representative Allen presented HF 1635 (Allen) Class 4d property taxable valuation limited.
The following people testified on HF 1635:
Reed Heidelberger, City Assessor, City of Alexandria
John Hagen, Director of Property Tax Division, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Susan Von Mosch, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue
HF 1635 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Garofalo assumed the gavel at 7:40 P.M.
Representative Davnie moved HF 796
Representative Davnie presented HF 796 (Davnie) Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF 796 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Chair Garofalo recessed the committee at 7:43 P.M. to the Call of the Chair.
Chair Davnie assumed the gavel at 7:46 P.M.
Chair Davnie reconvened the committee at 7:46 P.M.
Representative Loeffler moved HF 1647
Representative Loeffler presented HF 1647 (Loeffler) Property tax refund for renters modified.
HF 1647 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 P.M.



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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair



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Tijuana Hawkins, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
  • HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
  • HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
  • HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
House TV Video:
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05:48 - Gavel.
07:07 - HF1608 (Lien) Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
1:27:01 - HF1607 (Simonson) Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided for.
1:35:39 - HF857 (Atkins) Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
The division recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.


HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property
HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax
HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit