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2015-2016 Regular Session

EIGTHTEENTH MEETING - Ways and Means

April 20, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGTHTEENTH 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 1:10 P.M., on April 20, 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
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 1:10 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes of April 17, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved the CS-RES01A24 amendment to the budget resolution CS-RES01-1 with the following oral changes: L. 1.4 delete “42,747,015,000” insert “42,746,990,000”and L.1.6 delete “2,949,353,000” and insert “2,949,328,000” THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

The meeting was recessed at 1:17 P.M.

The meeting was reconvened at 7:03

HF849 Cornish Omnibus public safety finance and policy bill.

Representative Cornish moved that HF849 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Cornish moved the H0849A15 amendment

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend the H0849A15 amendment by: P.1., after L.9, insert, “P.4, L.8”, delete “14,697,000” and insert “14,772,000”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cornish moved that the H0849A15 amendment, as amended be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hackbarth moved that the H0849A13 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kahn moved the A15-0508 amendment.

Representative Kahn moved to orally amend the A15-0508 amendment by : P.14, L.26, delete the first “550,000” and insert “775,000”, P.14, L.27, delete “550,000 each year is” and insert “775,000 for the first year and 500,000 the second year are” THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cornish and John Walz, House Fiscal Services testified on HF849.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF849, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF845 Nornes Omnibus higher education policy and finance bill.

Representative Nornes moved that HF845 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Nornes moved the H845A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes moved the H845A20 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes and Matthew Roderick, Get Up and Stand Up, testified on HF845.

Representative Nornes renewed his motion that HF845, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:05 P.M.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Budget Resolution amendment will be considered HF845 Omnibus Higher Education Finance bill HF849 Omnibus Public Safety Finance bill Committee Rules

Bills Added:
  • HF845 (Nornes) - Omnibus higher education policy and finance bill.
  • HF849 (Cornish) - Omnibus public safety finance and policy bill.
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