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2015-2016 Regular Session

TENTH MEETING - Ways and Means

March 09, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES
Representative Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, began the meeting at 10:18 A.M. on March 9, 2015 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
CARLSON, Lyndon
CORNISH, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KAHN, Phyllis
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MAHONEY, Tim
McNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Members Excused:
HACKBARTH, Tom
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul


Representative Knoblach began the meeting at 10:18 A.M. A quorum was not present.

Representative Knoblach called the meeting officially to order at 10:27 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Gunther moved the minutes of March 2, 2015 to be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Laura Kalambokisis, Minnesota State Economist, testified on the February forecast.

HF1027 Garofalo Minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities modified.

Representative Garofalo move that HF1027 be recommended to be sent to the General Register.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF1027 be sent to Commerce and Regulatory Reform and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon KNOBLACH, Jim
HILSTROM, Deb ALBRIGHT, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank CORNISH, Tony
KAHN, Phyllis DAVIDS, Greg
LIEBLING, Tina DEAN, Matt
MURPHY, Mary DETTMER, Bob
MAHONEY, Tim DRAZOWSKI, Steve
WAGENIUS, Jean GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES Bud
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 8 NAYS and 14 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call on the final vote for HF1027.

Representative Garofalo, Jennifer Schaubach, Legislative Director, AFL-CIO, and Dan McElroy, Executive Vice President, Minnesota Restaurant Association testified on HF1027.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion that H1027, be recommended to be sent to the General Register.

Representative Carlson previously had requested a roll call on the final vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim CARLSON, Lyndon
ALBRIGHT, Tony HILSTROM, Deb
ANDERSON, S. HORNSTEIN, Frank
CORNISH, Tony KAHN, Phyllis
DAVIDS, Greg LENCZEWSKI, Ann
DETTMER, Bob LIEBLING, Tina
DRAZOWSKI, Steve MAHONEY, Tim
GAROFALO, Pat MURPHY, Mary
GUNTHER, Bob WAGENIUS, Jean
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 14 AYES and 9 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 P.M.



Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Minnesota Management & Budget: Continuation of Presentation of the February 2015 Budget and Economic Forecast

Bills Added:
  • HF1027 (Garofalo) - Minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities modified.
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00:59 - Gavel. 01:39 - Continuation of presentation of the February Budget and Economic Forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget. 50:43 - HF1027 (Garofalo) Minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities modified. Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.