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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

SIXTH MEETING - Ways and Means

February 09, 2015

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:22 A.M. on Monday, February 9, 2015 in the 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
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KAHN, Phyllis
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
McNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Excused:

GAROFALO, Pat
HILSTROM, Deb
MAHONEY, Tim
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jean

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 10:22 A.M.

A quorum was present.

Representative McNamara moved that the minutes of February 2, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Commissioner Ehlinger, Minnesota Department of Health, testified on Ebola preparation and spending.

Representative Albright assumed the gavel at 10:50 A.M.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF264 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0264A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach and Lt. Col. Rodman Smith, Assistant Director of Enforcement for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources testified on the H0264A6 amendment.

Representative Dean moved the H0264A10 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean moved the H0264A11 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Anne Barry, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services testified on the H0264A11amendment.

Representative Drazkowski moved the H0264A13 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Myron Frans, Commissioner, Minnesota Budget and Management testified on the H0264A13 amendment.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF264, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:02 P.M.





Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF264 (Knoblach) - Deficiency funding provided for food assistance, the Minnesota Security Hospital, natural resource enforcement activities, Ebola related costs, and the Zoological Board; and money appropriated.
  • HF358 (McNamara) - Natural resource enforcement activities and Zoological Board funding provided, and money appropriated.
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07:23 - Gavel. 07:53 - Discussion with the Department of Health regarding how money was spent on Ebola-related activities. 36:05 - HF264 (Knoblach) Deficiency funding provided for food assistance, the Minnesota Security Hospital, and Ebola-related activities; and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.