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2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY FORTH MEETING - Ways and Means

April 30, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FORTH 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 6:07 P.M., on April 30, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
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

Members excused:
ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 6:07 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 28, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved the CS-RES01A-30 amendment to the budget resolution, CSRES01-7. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids assumed the gavel at 6:13 P.M.

HF488 Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF488 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach testified on HF488.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF488 be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 6:18.

HF621 Torkelson Appropriations of general obligation bond proceeds modified and corrected.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF621 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Kahn moved the H0621A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0621A7 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Murphy moved the H0621A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Torkelson and Kent Lokkesmo, Director of Capital Investment, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources testified on HF848.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF621, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF390 Torkelson Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation modified, and Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF390 moved that HF 390 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0390A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0390A23 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Wagenius moved the H0390A16 amendment and requested a roll call, the result was as follows:

AYES NAYS

CARLSON, Lyndon KNOBLACH, Jim
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sarah
KAHN, Phyllis CORNISH, Tony
LENCZEWSKI, Ann DAVIDS, Greg
LIEBLING, Tina DEAN, Matt
MAHONEY, Tim DETTMER, Bob
MURPHY, Mary GAROFALO, Pat
AGENIUS, Jean GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
TORKELSON, Paul

On a vote of 8 AYES and 13 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the H0390A15 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson and Susan Thornton, Chair, Legislative Coordinating Commission on Minnesota Resources testified on HF390.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF390, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:28 P.M.



Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Budget Resolution Other agenda items may be added

Bills Added:
  • HF488 (Knoblach) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
  • HF390 (Torkelson) - Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation modified, and Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified.
  • HF621 (Torkelson) - Higher education asset preservation and repair provided.
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04:26 - Gavel. 05:38 - House Budget Resolution. 10:03 - HF488 (Knoblach) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified. 14:51 - HF621 (Torkelson) Appropriations of general obligation bond proceeds modified and corrected. 35:55 - HF390 (Torkelson) Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund appropriation modified, and Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified. Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.