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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY SECOND MEETING - Ways and Means

March 21, 2016

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, began the meeting at 10:20 P.M., on March 21, 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



Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 10:20 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved approval of the minutes of March 14, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Commissioner Myron Frans, Minnesota Management & Budget, Margaret Kelly, Budget Director, Minnesota Management & Budget and Kim Babine, Director of Policy, Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development testified on the Governor’s Supplemental Budget.
HF333 Newberger Legislative approval of a state plan to comply with federal regulations regarding emissions from existing power plants required.
Representative Knoblach moved that HF333 be sent to the General Register.
Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote on the passage of HF333.
Representative Newberger and David Thornton, Assistant Commissioner Minnesota Pollution Control Agency testified on HF333.
Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF333 be sent to the General Register.
Representative Carlson had requested a roll call vote previously. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim CARLSON, Lyndon
ALBRIGHT, Tony HORNSTEIN, Frank
CORNISH, Tony KAHN, Phyllis
DAVIDS, Greg LIEBLING, Tina
DEAN, Matt MAHONEY, Tim
DETTMER, Bob MURPHY, Mary
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve WAGENIUS, Jean
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jean
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
On a vote of 14 AYES and 7 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was recessed at 12:10 P.M.
The meeting was reconvened at 4:45 P.M.

Representative Knoblach moved that SF1646 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Smith testified on SF1646.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that SF1646 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:59 P.M.


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Minnesota Management & Budget: Presentation of Governor's Supplemental Budget Other bills may be added

Bills Added:
  • HF333 (Newberger) - Legislative approval of a state plan to comply with federal regulations regarding emissions from existing power plants required.
  • HF1732 (Smith) - Federal REAL ID Act planning and implementation activities governed; planning, analysis, and enforcement extension activities directed; report required; and requirements on state fund use established.
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07:27 - Gavel and introductory remarks. 10:16 - Minnesota Management & Budget: Presentation of governor's supplemental budget; and discussion of debt capacity guidelines. 1:42:33 - HF333 (Newberger) Legislative approval of a state plan to comply with federal regulations regarding emissions from existing power plants required. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, 50 minutes.