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2015-2016 Regular Session

NINETHEENTH MEETING - Ways and Means

April 21, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETHEENTH 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 12:22 P.M., on April 21, 2015, in Room 5 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 12:22 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes of April 20, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF846 McNamara Omnibus environment and natural resources finance bill.

Representative McNamara moved that HF846 be referred to the General Register.

Representative McNamara moved that HF846A40 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara moved that HF846A41 amendment with the following oral amendment: L.1.7, delete everything after “for.” P.1, L.8, delete everything before “contract” THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara testified on HF846.

Representative McNamara renewed his motion that HF846, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee was recessed at 2:44 P.M.

The committee was reconvened at 2:50 P.M.

SF888 Omnibus state government finance bill.

Representative Knoblach moved that SF888 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved to take the language of HF495 and insert it into SF888. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson moved the S0888A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson moved the S0888A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson moved the S0888A7 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS TEMPORALLY WITHDRAWN.

The meeting was recessed at 2:18 P.M.

The meeting was reconvened at 2:24 P.M.

Representative Carlson moved the H0495A25 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson moved the S0888A7 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson, Helen Roberts, House Fiscal, Mark Shepard, House Research, and Joel Carlson, Minnesota United, Lobbyist testified on SF888.

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that SF888, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:08 P.M.





Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

SF888 (Anderson, S.) Omnibus State Government Finance bill has been added to the agenda. The contents of HF 495 (Anderson, S) the House omnibus State Government Finance bill will be amended into SF888, the Senate's State Government Finance bill that was referred to the committee Monday.

Bills Added:
  • HF495 (Anderson) - Omnibus state government finance bill.
  • HF846 (McNamara) - Omnibus agriculture, environment, and natural resources finance and policy bill.
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