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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING - Ways and Means

April 18, 2016

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, began the meeting at 10:17 A.M., on April 18, 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
DAVIDS, Greg
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HILSTROM, Debra
KAHN, Phyllis
LOON, Jenifer
LIEBLING, Tina
McNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean




Members excused:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
MAHONEY, Tim
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul

Representative Knoblach began the meeting at 10:17 A.M. A quorum was not present.

Representative Knoblach called the meeting officially to order at 10:21 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Knoblach informed the committee of the agenda for the coming week.

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 13, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3328 (Quam, Lesch & others) Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act award payment funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Knoblach moved HF3328 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H3328A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch, Representative Quam, Julie Jonas, Legal Director, Innocence Project of Minnesota, Eric Hallstrom, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget, and Michele Timmons, Revisor of Statutes, Minnesota Legislature testified on HF3328.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion the HF3328, as amended, be recommended to be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.









HF71 (Swedzinski) Criminal vehicular homicide enhanced penalty created for offenses occurring within ten years of qualified offense.

Representative Knoblach moved HF71 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Swedzinski testified on HF71.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion the HF71 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1182 (Anderson, S.) Hunting and fishing license online application required to provide for organ donation, and report required.

Representative Anderson moved HF1182 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Anderson moved the H1182A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson and Rebecca Onslay, Director, LifeSource testified on HF1182.

Representative Anderson renewed her motion the HF1182, as amended, be recommended to be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2690 (Kelly) Ignition interlock required for repeat offenders in order to reinstate driving privileges, and ignition interlock program limited to alcohol-related offenses.

Representative Knoblach moved HF2960 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Kelly testified on HF2960.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion the HF2960 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 A.M.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair



Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF3328 (Quam ; Lesch ; Youakim ; Ward ) will be amended to become the Claims Bill.

Bills Added:
  • HF3328 (Quam) - Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act award payments provided; legislative consideration clarified; claims against Corrections Department payment provided; funding provided; claims for loss, damage, or destruction of property of patients or inmates provided; claim limit of $7,000 established for settlement; claims filing fee increased; and money appropriated.
  • HF71 (Swedzinski) - Criminal vehicular homicide enhanced penalty created for offenses occurring within ten years of qualified offense.
  • HF2690 (Kelly) - Ignition interlock required for repeat offenders in order to reinstate driving privileges, and ignition interlock program limited to alcohol related offenses.
  • HF1182 (Anderson) - Online hunting and fishing license application required to provide for organ donation, and report required.
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06:11 - Gavel. 10:01 - Discussion of anticipated finance bill process. 14:20 - HF3328 (Quam) Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act award payment funding provided, and money appropriated (will be amended to become the Claims bill). 1:07:12 - HF71 (Swedzinski) Criminal vehicular homicide enhanced penalty created for offenses occurring within ten years of qualified offense. 1:09:48 - HF1182 (Anderson, S.) Hunting and fishing license online application required to provide for organ donation, and report required. 1:15:07 - HF2690 (Kelly) Ignition interlock required for repeat offenders in order to reinstate driving privileges, and ignition interlock program limited to alcohol-related offenses. Runs 1 hour, 11 minutes.