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2015-2016 Regular Session

FORTY FIRST MEETING - Ways and Means

April 27, 2016

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 11:08 A.M., on April 27, 2016, in Room 10 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
HILSTROM, Debra

HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KAHN, Phyllis
LOON, Jenifer
LIEBLING, Tina
McNAMARA, Denny
MAHONEY, Tim
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean
Members excused:

PELOWSKI, Gene

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 11:08 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 21, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved the CS-RES06A2 amendment to CS-RES06-1. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
HF3211 Hoppe Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse-racing revenue provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Knoblach moved HF3211 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Hoppe testified on HF3211.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF3211 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3469 Anderson, P., Interfering with a body or scene of death crime modified and sentence increased.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF3469 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H3469A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson, P., testified on HF3469.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF3469, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


SF2760/HF3401 Kiel Omnibus lands bill.

Representative Knoblach moved to substitute the language of HF3401 into SF2760. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H3401A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel, Ron Harnack, Director Red River Watershed Management Board and Kathy Lewis, Lands and Minerals Division, Assistant Director, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources testified on SF2760.

Representative Knoblach moved that SF2760, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3829 Urdahl Outdoor heritage funding provided, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council provisions modified, legacy fund provisions modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
Representative Urdahl moved that HF3829 be sent to the General Register.
Representative Urdahl moved the H3829A17 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Wagenius moved the H03829A16 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows.

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon ALBRIGHT, Tony
HILSTROM, Debra CORNISH, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank DAVIDS, Greg
KAHN, Phyllis DETTMER, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean GUNTHER, Bob
KNOBLACH, Jim HACKBARTH, Tom
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 6 AYES and 11 NAYS THE AMEDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl and Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council testified on HF3829.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF3829, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:57 A.M.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair


Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

An amendment to the Budget Resolution will be considered. SF2760, the companion to HF3401, will be taken up if referred to committee during the House order of business of "First Reading of Senate Bills" The language of the HF3401 would then likely be used as a delete-all amendment to the Senate File. HF1412 (Fabian) has been removed from the agenda

Bills Added:
  • HF3211 (Hoppe) - Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse racing revenue provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3469 (Anderson) - Interference with a body or scene of death crime modified and sentence increased.
  • HF3401 (Kiel) - Bond-financed property valuation provided, state waysides and forests designated, state forests and parks added to and deleted from, state land sales and exchanges authorized, state land sale and exchange provisions modified, expedited sale of school trust lands and university lands allowed, state reversionary interest release provided, and state rights provided for common interest community.
  • HF3829 (Urdahl) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council provisions modified, legacy fund provisions modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
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13:01 - Gavel. 13:38 - Amendment to the House Budget Resolution. 17:45 - HF3211 (Hoppe) Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse-racing revenue provided, and money appropriated. 20:40 - HF3469 (Anderson, P.) Interfering with a body or scene of death crime modified and sentence increased. 31:48 - SF2760 (Kiel) Bond-financed property valuation provided, state waysides and forests designated, state forests and parks added to and deleted from, state land sales and exchanges authorized, state land sale and exchange provisions modified, expedited sale of school trust lands and university lands allowed, state reversionary interest release provided, and state rights provided for common interest community. 46:20 - HF3829 (Urdahl) Outdoor Heritage Funding provided, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council provisions modified, legacy fund provisions modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated. Runs 49 minutes.