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Ways and Means

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - April 11, 2013

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Carlson, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:35 P.M. on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Carlson, Lyndon, Chair
Anzelc, Tom, Vice Chair
Abeler, Jim
Anderson, Sarah
Atkins, Joe
Beard, Michael
Brynaert, Kathy
Clark, Karen
Davids, Greg
Davnie, Jim
Dean, Matt
Dettmer, Bob
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hausman, Alice
Holberg, Mary Liz
Hornstein, Frank
Huntley, Thomas
Kahn, Phyllis
Lenczewski, Ann
Loon, Jenifer
Mahoney, Tim
Mariani, Carlos
Marquart, Paul
McNamara, Denny
Mullery, Joe
Nornes, Bud
Paymar, Michael
Pelowski, Gene
Poppe, Jeanne
Simon, Steve
Wagenius, Jean
Woodard, Kelby

Member excused: Hilstrom
A quorum was present.

Rep. Mullery moved approval of the minutes of Wednesday, April 10, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Chair Carlson moved that HF866, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Chair Carlson moved to amend HF866, First Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0866A4). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Freiberg presented HF866, First Engrossment, as amended (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process provisions changed, and nonvisual technology access standards provision changed, and contracts with private entity services provided for.

Kent Allin, Administrative Agency Division Director Sr., Minnesota Department of Administration, explained HF866, First Engrossment, as amended.

HF866, First Engrossment, as amended, was laid over.

Rep. Paymar moved that HF724, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF724, First Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0724A4). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF724, First Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H0724A5). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF724, First Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0724A6).

Rep. Paymar incorporated an amendment to Amendment H0724A6. Bill Marx, Fiscal Analyst defined the amendment, as follows:

Page 1, after line 3, insert: "Adjust amounts accordingly"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Paymar presented HF724, First Engrossment, as amended (Paymar) Public Safety Omnibus Finance bill.

John Walz, Fiscal Analyst, responded to questions regarding HF724, First Engrossment, as amended.

Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety, responded to questions regarding HF724, First Engrossment, as amended.

Rep. Paymar renewed the motion that HF724, First Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Atkins moved that HF779, Third Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Rep. Huntley moved to amend HF779, Third Engrossment (See attached amendment H0779A17). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Atkins moved to amend HF779, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H0779A18).

Rep. Atkins incorporated an oral amendment to Amendment H0779A18, as follows:

Page 2, delete lines 10 and 11

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Atkins presented HF779, Third Engrossment, as amended. (Atkins) Health plan market rules established, and designation of essential community providers modified.

Rep. Atkins renewed the motion that HF779, Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:53 P.M.







Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF724 (Paymar) - Omnibus public safety finance bill.
  • HF866 (Freiberg) - Procurement and solicitation process and nonvisual technology access standards provisions changed, and contracts with private entity services provided.
  • HF779 (Atkins) - Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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03:24 - Gavel.
04:34 - HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process provisions changed, and nonvisual technology access standards provision changed, and contracts with private entity services provided for.
20:52 - HF724 (Paymar) Omnibus Public Safety Finance bill.
1:08:11 - HF779 (Atkins) Health plan market rules established, and designation of essential community providers modified.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.


Removed from agenda:
Omnibus Judiciary Finance Bill (HF1160)
Amendments are due to committee staff by 9 a.m., Thursday, April 11.