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2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY FIRST MEETING - Ways and Means

April 23, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIRST 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 3:07 P.M., on April 23, 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
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
Members excused:
GAROFALO, Pat

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 3:07 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes of April 22, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved the CS-RES01A-25 amendment and the CS-RES01A-26 amendment to the CS-RES01A-25 to the Budget Resolution, CS-RES01-4.

Representative Knoblach moved that the language of CS-RES01A-26 be amended into CS-RES01A-25. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the CS-RES01A-25 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS AS AMENDED, ADOPTED.

HF303 Urdahl Outdoor heritage funding provided to the clean water fund, parks and trails fund, and arts and cultural heritage fund; milkweed policy established; Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council and Clean Water Council provisions modified; Water Law modified; legacy fund use modified; previous appropriations modified; grant eligibility modified; report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Urdahl moved that HF303 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Urdahl moved the H0303A26 amendment.

Representative Urdahl moved to amend the H0303A26 by: P.1, l.3 delete “nine” and insert “eight” delete “L. 1.6”THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl moved to withdraw the H0303A26 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Urdahl moved the H0303A25 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0303A28 amendment with the following oral amendment: P.2, L. 20, delete “commissioner” and insert “Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council” P.2 delete “L.21”. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl and Mark Johnson, Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council testified on HF303.

Representative Urdahl renewed his motion that HF303, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1638 Dean Omnibus Health and Human Services finance bill.

Representative Dean moved that HF1638 be recommended to be sent to the
General Register.

Representative Dean moved the H1638A2-2 amendment.

Representative Dean moved the HF1638A45 amendment to the H1638A2-2 with the
following oral amendment: P.1, L.6, delete “5,953,259,000” and insert “5,953,258,000”. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean renewed his motion on the H1638A2-2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean and Doug Berg, House Fiscal testified on HF1638.

Representative Albright assumed the gavel at 4:28 P.M.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 4:46 P.M.

Representative Dean moved that HF1638, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:38 P.M.



Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Budget Resolution HF1638 (Dean) Omnibus Health & Human Services Finance bill. HF 303 (Urdahl) Omnibus Legacy Funding bill. Pending referral.

Bills Added:
  • HF1638 (Dean) - Omnibus health and human services finance bill.
  • HF303 (Urdahl) - Omnibus legacy bill.
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04:38 - Gavel. 05:41 - House Budget Resolution. 15:43 - HF303 (Urdahl) Omnibus Legacy Finance bill. 1:03:44 - HF1638 (Dean) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill. Runs 2 hour, 35 minutes.