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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY THIRD MEETING - Ways and Means

April 04, 2016

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Albright, Vice Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, began the meeting at 10:17 A.M., on April 4, 2016, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
CARLSON, Lyndon
CORNISH, Tony
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
GAROFALO, Pat
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:
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair

Representative Albright called the meeting to order at 10:17 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved approval of the minutes of March 21, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3001 (Loonan) Federal penalty disclosure relating to purchase or sale of state bonds required.

Representative Albright moved that HF3001 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Loonan and John Pollard, Director of Legislative Affairs, Minnesota Management and Budget testified on HF3001.

Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF3001 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3175 (Anderson, C.) Driving instructor license applicant criminal history background checks required.

Representative Albright moved that HF3175 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Anderson, C., Katie Engler, Senior Legal Analyst, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Bill Marx, Chief Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives and Don Hoechst, Department of Public Safety, Driver Education Coordinator Minnesota Drivers and Vehicle Services testified on HF3175.

Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF3175 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1495 (Green) State Patrol trooper funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Albright moved that HF1495 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Green and Andrew Lee, Minnesota House of Representative Fiscal Staff testified on HF1495.

Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF1495 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2993 (Hackbarth) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund money use requirements added.

Representative Hackbarth moved that HF2993 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Hackbarth moved the H2993A13 amendment. THE AMNEMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara moved the H2993A14 amendment.

Representative Kahn, moved to orally amend the H2993A14 amendment as follows: page 1, line 12, delete everything after the period, Page 1, delete lines 13 to 15 and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon ALBRIGHT, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sarah
KAHN, Phyllis CORNISH, Tony
LIEBLING, Tina DAVIDS, Greg
MAHONEY, Tim DEAN, Matt
MURPHY, Mary DETTMER, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
URDAHL, Dean


On a vote of 7 AYES and 14 NAYS THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara renewed his motion that the H2993A14 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Wagenius moved the H2993A12 amendment and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon ALBRIGHT, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sarah
KAHN, Phyllis CORNISH, Tony
LIEBLING, Tina DAVIDS, Greg
MAHONEY, Tim DEAN, Matt
MURPHY, Mary DETTMER, Bob
PELOWSKI, Gene DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
WAGENIUS, Jean GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
URDAHL, Dean


On a vote of 8 AYES and 14 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Wagenius moved the H2993A11 amendment and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon ALBRIGHT, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sarah
KAHN, Phyllis CORNISH, Tony
LIEBLING, Tina DAVIDS, Greg
MAHONEY, Tim DEAN, Matt
MURPHY, Mary DETTMER, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean


On a vote of 7 AYES and 15 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hackbarth, Susan Thornton, Director, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources testified on HF2993.

Representative Albright moved that HF2993, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬12:03 P.M.


Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3001 (Loonan) - Federal penalty disclosure relating to purchase or sale of state bonds required.
  • HF3175 (Anderson) - Driving instructor license applicant criminal history background checks required.
  • HF1495 (Green) - State Patrol trooper funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2993 (Hackbarth) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund money use requirements added.
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06:57 - Gavel. 07:51 - HF3001 (Loonan) Federal penalty disclosure relating to purchase or sale of state bonds required. 21:03 - HF3175 (Anderson, C.) Driving instructor license applicant criminal history background checks required. 33:16 - HF1495 (Green) State Patrol trooper funding provided, and money appropriated. 43:08 - HF2993 (Hackbarth) Environment and Natural Resources Trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund money use requirements added. Runs 1 hour, 46 minutes.