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2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY SIXTH MEETING - Ways and Means

May 13, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SIXTH 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 9:05 A.M., on May 13, 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, J
Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 9:05 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Urdahl moved that the minutes of May 11, 2015 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Albright assumed the gavel at 9:08 A.M.

HF839 Knoblach February forecast date adjusted.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF839 to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0839A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach testified on HF839, as amended.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF839, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 9:08 A.M.

HF748 Albright Disaster relief; spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, and money appropriated.

Representative Albright moved that HF748 to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Albright moved the H0748DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright moved to orally amend the HF748, as amended by the H0848DE3 amendment as follows: P.3, After L., 24, insert: “Amend the title accordingly”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright, Kent Lokkesme, Director of Capital Investment, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Al Cain, Chief Engineer, Minnesota Board of Soil and Water and Joe Kelly, Director of Homeland Security, Minnesota Department of Public Safety testified on HF748, as amended.

Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF748, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach recognized the members and staff for their work during this last session.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:53 A.M.



Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF839 (Knoblach) - February forecast date adjusted.
  • HF748 (Torkelson) - Omnibus capital investment bill.
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03:47 - Gavel. 06:05 - HF839 (Knoblach) February forecast date adjusted. 10:44 - HF748 (Albright) Disaster relief; spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, and money appropriated. Runs 48 minutes.