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2015-2016 Regular Session

SIXTEENTH MEETING - Ways and Means

April 16, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:11 P.M., on April 16, 2015, in Room 10 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
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HILSTROM, Debra
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KAHN, Phyllis
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MAHONEY, Tim
McNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 12:11 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Anderson moved that the minutes of April 14, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4 Kelly Omnibus transportation policy and finance bill.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF4 be referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF4 were Representative Kelly, Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Staff, Matt Burress, House Research, Charles Zelle, Commissioner Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Tracy Hatch, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF4 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Knoblach moved the H004A38 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H004A40 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H004A42 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Knoblach moved the H004A46 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H004A47 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kahn moved the H004A49 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.
Representative Kahn moved the H004A48 amendment.

Representative Knoblach requested a roll call on the H0004A48 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim ALBRIGHT, Tony
CARLSON, Lyndon ANDERSON, Sarah
HILSTROM, Deb CORNISH, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank DAVIDS, Greg
KAHN, Phyllis DEAN, Matt
LIEBLING, Tina DETTMER, Bob
MAHONEY, Tim GAROFALO, Pat
WAGENIUS, Jean GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LECZEWSKI, Ann
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul

On a vote of 8 AYES and 17 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Lenczewski orally moved to “delete” sections 50 and 52 of HF4.

Representative Lenczewski moved to amend her oral amendment by: “delete” sections 50 and 52, and P.14, L. 25 thru L. 28. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Albright assumed the gavel at 2:08 P.M.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 2:12 P.M.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF4, as amended, be referred to the General Register.

A roll call on the final vote of HF4, as amended, was requested by Representative Carlson. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim CARLSON, Lyndon
ALBRIGHT, Tom HILSTROM, Debra
ANDERSON, Sarah HORNSTEIN, Frank
CORNISH, Tony KAHN, Phyllis
DAVIDS, Greg LIEBLING, Tina
DETTMER, Bob MAHONEY, Tim
GAROFALO, Pat PELOWSKI, Gene
GUNTHER, Bob POPPE, Jean
HACKBARTH, Tom WAGENIUS, Jeanne
HAMILTON, Rod
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 13 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:47 P.M.


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

House Budget Resolution has now been removed from the agenda. It will be added to the Friday, April 17th agenda. Note: the committee will meet in Room 10 SOB

Bills Added:
  • HF4 (Kelly) - Omnibus transportation policy and finance bill.
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