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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY FIRST MEETING - Ways and Means

March 14, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, began the meeting at 9:03 P.M., on March 14, 2016, 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
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HILSTROM, Debra
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KAHN, Phyllis
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
MAHONEY, Tim
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jean
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean



Members excused:
KAHN, Phyllis

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 9:03 A.M. A quorum was present.

HF606 (Kiel) Abortion performing facility licensure required, licensing fee required, and money appropriated.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF606 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H606A8 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF606, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF209 Garafalo, 1st Unoffical Engrossment Unemployment Insurance.

Representative Garofalo moved that SF209 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Garofalo presented the S0209A8 amendment for discussion.

Representative Garofalo, Henriet Hendricks, House Fiscal Staff, and Kim Babine, Policy Director, Minnesota Employment & Economic Development Department testified on SF209.

The meeting was recessed at 10:35 A.M.

The meeting was reconvened at 11:17 A.M.

Representative Garofalo moved the S0209A8 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hackbarth moved the S0209A9 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion that SF209, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Garofalo moved that HF2032 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Garofalo moved the H2032A11 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Garofalo moved the H2032A10 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Garofalo moved that HF2032, as amended be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:33 A.M.


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

SF209, the Unofficial Engrossment, is now authored by Rep. Garofalo. A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for extended benefits; reducing unemployment insurance taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 268.051, by adding a subdivision. HF2032 is also a UI bill, identical to SF209 the Unofficial Engrossment. Other bills may be added

Bills Added:
  • HF606 (Kiel) - Abortion performing facility licensure required, licensing fee required, and money appropriated.
  • HF839 (Knoblach) - February forecast date adjusted.
  • HF2032 (Garofalo) - Unemployment insurance extended benefits provided, and unemployment insurance taxes reduced.
  • SF209 (Garofalo) - Unemployment insurance extended benefits provided, and unemployment insurance taxes reduced.
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05:00 - Gavel. 09:00 - HF606 (Kiel) Abortion performing facility licensure required, licensing fee required, and money appropriated. 27:00 - HF839 (Knoblach) February forecast date adjusted. 28:13 - SF209 (Garofalo) Unemployment insurance; providing for extended benefits; reducing unemployment insurance. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.