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Ways and Means

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - April 15, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 10:04 A.M. on Monday, April 15, 2013, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Carlson, Lyndon, 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

Members excused: Anzelc, Hilstrom
A quorum was present.

Rep. Simon moved approval of the minutes of Friday, April 12, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Chair Carlson moved that HF1184, Third Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Chair Carlson moved to amend HF1184, Third Engrossment. (See attached amendment H1184A17). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Carlson moved to amend HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H1184A20
Rep. Kahn moved to amend HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment
H1184A19).

Colbey Sullivan, House Research, responded to questions regarding the proposed Amendment H1184A19.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Carlson moved to amend HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H1184A22). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Murphy, M., presented HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended. (Murphy, M.) Omnibus State Government Finance and Veteran Affairs Bill.

Helen Roberts, Fiscal Analyst, and Mark Shepard, House Research, responded to questions regarding HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended.

Matthew J. Massman, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue, responded to questions regarding HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended.
Chair Carlson renewed the motion that HF1184, Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Simon moved that HF894, Third Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Simon moved to amend HF894, Third Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0894A31). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Simon moved to amend HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment A13-0452). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Simon moved to amend HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H0894A34). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Simon presented HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended. (Simon) Elections Policy Omnibus Bill.

Beth Fraser, Deputy Secretary of State Operations, Minnesota Secretary of State, responded to questions to HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended.

Matt Gehring, House Research, responded to questions regarding HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended.

Bill Marx, Fiscal Analyst, explained some fiscal implications of HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended.

Rep. Simon renewed the motion that HF894, Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Carlson moved that HF637, Second Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Halverson presented HF637, Second Engrossment (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.

Chair Carlson renewed the motion that HF637, Second Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Atkins moved that HF136, Third Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Hansen presented HF136, Third Engrossment (Hansen) Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.

Rep. Atkins renewed the motion that HF136, Third Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Simon moved that HF334, Second Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Bernardy presented HF334, Second Engrossment (Bernardy) Early voting provided for, and money appropriated.

Beth Fraser responded to questions regarding HF334, Second Engrossment.

Rep. Simon renewed the motion that HF334, Second Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register




Rep. Holberg requested a roll call on the motion:

Voting Aye: Carlson, Brynaert, Clark, Davnie, Hausman, Hornstein, Kahn, Lenczewski, Mariani, Marquart, Paymar, Pelowski, Poppe, Simon, Wagenius

Voting Nay: Abeler, Anderson, S., Beard, Davids, Dean, Dettmer, Gunther, Hackbarth, Holberg, Loon, McNamara, Nornes

Excused: Anzelc, Atkins, Hilstrom, Huntley, Mahoney, Mullery, Woodard

There were 15 Ayes, 12 Nays and 7 excused. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Holberg moved that HF591, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Sanders presented HF591 (Sanders) Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, and money appropriated.

Bill Marx responded to questions regarding HF591 fiscal implications.

Rep. Holberg renewed the motion that HF591, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:16 P.M.






Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF637 (Halverson) - Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
  • HF136 (Hansen) - Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
  • HF334 (Bernardy) - Early voting and funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF894 (Simon) - Omnibus elections policy bill.
  • HF591 (Sanders) - Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1184 (Murphy) - Omnibus state government finance and veteran affairs bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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04:19 - Gavel.
05:10 - HF1184 (Murphy) Omnibus State Government Finance and Veteran Affairs bill.
58:00 - HF894 (Simon) Omnibus Elections Policy bill.
1:32:31 - HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
1:44:18 - HF136 (Hansen) Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
1:46:42 - HF334 (Bernardy) Early voting provided for, and money appropriated.
2:11:22 - HF591 (Sanders) Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours, 12 minutes.


Order of agenda subject to change.
Amendments are due to committee staff by 3 p.m., Friday, April 12.