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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRD MEETING - Ways and Means

January 21, 2015

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Albright, Vice Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on January 21, 2015 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, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MAHONEY, Tim
McNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Members Excused:
KAHN, Phyllis
KELLY, Tim

Representative Albright called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

A quorum was present.

Representative McNamara moved the minutes of January 14, 2015 to be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF164 Knoblach Disaster assistance deficiency funding provided, local match funding provided to repair local roads and bridges, water and soil disaster area protection resources funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF164 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0164A2 amendment be incorporated into the H0164A15 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0164A15 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach and Joe Kelly, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, Minnesota Department of Public Safety testified on HF164.

Representative Liebling moved the H0164A4 amendment.

Representative Liebling moved to orally amend the H0164A4 amendment by: P1, L., 1/13, insert”(c) This is a onetime appropriation.” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Liebling and Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, Minnesota Department of Human
Services testified on the H0164A4 amendment.
Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:


AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
HILSTROM, Deb ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sara
LIEBLING, Tina CORNISH, Tony
MAHONEY, Tim DAVIDS, Greg
MURPHY, Mary DEAN, Matt
WAGENIUS, Jean DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GAROFALO, Patrick
HACKBARH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jennifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 7 AYES and 16 NAYS THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the H0164A6 amendment.

Representative Carlson moved to orally amend the H0164A6 amendment by : Page 1, Line5, after the period insert: “This is a one time appropriation.” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Carlson and Lee Emhke, Director, Minnesota Zoo, testified on the H0164A6 amendment.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
HILSTROM, Deb ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sara
LIEBLING, Tina CORNISH, Tony
MAHONEY, Tim DAVIDS, Greg
MURPHY, Mary DEAN, Matt
WAGENIUS, Jean DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HACKBARH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jennifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
URDAHL, Dean

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

Representative Liebling moved the H0164A10 amendment.

Representative Liebling moved to orally amend the H0164A10 by; Page 1, line 18, before “n” insert “A” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Liebling and Commissioner Ed Ehlingher, Minnesota Department of Health testified on H0164A10.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows.
AYES NAYS
CARLSON, Lyndon KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
HILSTROM, Deb ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
HORNSTEIN, Frank ANDERSON, Sara
LIEBLING, Tina CORNISH, Tony
MAHONEY, Tim DAVIDS, Greg
MURPHY, Mary DEAN, Matt
WAGENIUS, Jean DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HACKBARH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
LOON, Jennifer
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
URDAHL, Dean

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

Representative Knoblach renewed is motion the HF164, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:20 P.M.





Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF164 (Knoblach) - Disaster assistance deficiency funding provided, local match funding provided to repair local roads and bridges, water and soil disaster area protection resources funding provided, and money appropriated.
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01:20 - Gavel, and HF164 (Knoblach) Disaster assistance deficiency funding provided, local match funding provided to repair local roads, water and soil resources protection in a disaster area funding provided, and money appropriated. Runs 2 hours, 20 minutes.