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2015-2016 Regular Session

FIFTY- THIRD MEETING - State Government Finance

April 14, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY- THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:02 A.M. on April 14, 2016, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair
HOWE, Jeff, VC
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ANDERSON, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
DETTMER, Bob
ERHARDT, Ron
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KAHN, Phyllis
LAINE, Carolyn
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 9:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 13, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Anderson moved HF3168 and the H3168DE3 amendment before the committee.

Helen Roberts, Fiscal Analyst, gave an overview of the 2016 House State Government Finance Supplemental Budget.

Mark Shepard, House Research, gave an overview of the H3168DE3 amendment.

The following gave testimony on the House State Government Finance Supplemental Budget bill:

Kevin Lindsey, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Don Kerr, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
Tom Baden, Commissioner, MN.IT Services

Chair Anderson recessed the committee at 10:04 A.M.

Chair Anderson reconvened the committee at 5:34 P.M.

The following gave testimony on the House State Government Finance Supplemental Budget bill:

Tom Baden, Commissioner, MN.IT Services
Eric Lipman, Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings
Sam Walseth, Lobbyist, Minnesota Service Cooperatives
Valerie Dosland, Lobbyist, Minnesota Service Cooperatives
Myron Frans, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Ann Lindstrom, Government Relations, League of Minnesota Cities
Matt Hilgart, Government Relations, Association of Minnesota Counties
Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties
Tom Lehman, Government Relations, RESOLVE
Kathryn Mollen, Policy and Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Catholic Conference
Matt Massman, Commissioner, Department of Administration

Representative Dettmer assumed the gavel at 7:47 P.M.

Chair Anderson assumed the gavel at 7:51 P.M.

The following gave testimony on the House State Government Finance Supplemental Budget bill:

Cynthia Bauerly, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Paul Eger, Vice President of Government Affairs, Minnesota Realtors
Mark Schmiesing, Negotiations Specialist, Education Minnesota

Chair Anderson moved the H3168A9 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Anderson moved the H3168A16 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved the H3168A15 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved the H3168A2 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Johnson moved the H3168A4 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Howe moved to incorporate the following changes to the H3168A4 amendment to the amendment by: Page 1, Line 1.19, insert: “or veterans,” after “persons”. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Laine moved the H3168A6 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nash moved the H3168A10 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Johnson moved to incorporate the following changes to the H3168A10 amendment to the amendment by: Page 1, Lines 1.4 and 1.5, insert: “Out-of-State” before “travel”. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright moved the H3168A11 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nash moved the H3168A13 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the H3168A8 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
JOHNSON, Sheldon ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair ERHARDT, Ron
CARLSON, Lyndon HOWE, Jeff, VC KAHN, Phyllis
LAINE, Carolyn ALBRIGHT, Tony
NELSON, Michael ANDERSON, Mark
SCHULTZ, Jennifer DETTMER, Bob
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 5 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the H3168A7 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
JOHNSON, Sheldon ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair ERHARDT, Ron
CARLSON, Lyndon HOWE, Jeff, VC
KAHN, Phyllis ALBRIGHT, Tony
LAINE, Carolyn ANDERSON, Mark
NELSON, Michael DETTMER, Bob
SCHULTZ, Jennifer LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 6 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved the H3168A12 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Schultz requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
JOHNSON, Sheldon ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair ERHARDT, Ron
CARLSON, Lyndon HOWE, Jeff, VC
KAHN, Phyllis ALBRIGHT, Tony
LAINE, Carolyn ANDERSON, Mark
NELSON, Michael DETTMER, Bob
SCHULTZ, Jennifer LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 6 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Kahn moved the H3168A3 amendment to the amendment.

Representative Kahn requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
JOHNSON, Sheldon ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair ERHARDT, Ron
CARLSON, Lyndon HOWE, Jeff, VC
KAHN, Phyllis ALBRIGHT, Tony
LAINE, Carolyn ANDERSON, Mark
NELSON, Michael DETTMER, Bob
SCHULTZ, Jennifer LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 6 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Kahn withdrew the H3168A5 amendment to the amendment.

Chair Anderson moved the H3168DE3 amendment, as amended.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair JOHNSON, Sheldon ERHARDT, Ron
HOWE, Jeff, VC CARLSON, Lyndon
ALBRIGHT, Tony KAHN, Phyllis
ANDERSON, Mark LAINE, Carolyn
DETTMER, Bob NELSON, Michael
LOONAN, Bob SCHULTZ, Jennifer
NASH, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 10 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED, AS AMENDED.

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF3168 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means, as amended THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:21 P.M.






Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

*** If the agenda is not concluded by 10 AM, the committee will recess and convene 30 minutes following session in room 200 *** - Amendments should be drafted to amend the posted DE3 amendment. - As in the standard rules, all amendments must be filed electronically with committee staff before the convening of the committee on April 14. Amendment filings must include the name of the member who will offer the amendment. - Any amendment filed after 8 PM April 13 must be filed electronically AND the author must provide paper copies of the amendment for the committee and public. The paper copies must include the signature of the member who will offer the amendment. - For the purposes of this bill, the number of paper copies required for late filings is increased to 120. - After the committee convenes, minor and technical oral amendments may be allowed at the discretion of the chair.

Bills Added:
  • HF3168 (Anderson) - State government supplemental appropriations and reductions bill.
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