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2017-2018 Regular Session

FOURTEENTH MEETING - Education Finance

February 09, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on February 9th, 2017, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
ANSELMO, Dario
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena

MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul


Members Excused:
WILLS, Anna

A quorum was present.

Representative Poston moved that the minutes of February 7th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Marquart moved that the minutes of February 8th, 2017 be adopted. THE MO-TION PREVAILED.

HF255 Anderson, K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phase out increase, and credit phase out threshold adjusted for inflation.

Representative Erickson moved that HF255 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Anderson testified on HF255.

Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF255 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF387 Knoblach, K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tui-tion, subtraction and credits amounts increased, income phase out increased, and credit adjusted for inflation.

Representative Peterson moved that HF387 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Knoblach testified on HF387.

Additional Testifiers on HF387:
Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership
LeRoy Koppendrayer, Former Minnesota State Senator

Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF387 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

AYES NAYS ABSENT
LOON, Jenifer DAVNIE, Jim WILLS, Anna
BENNETT, Peggy MARIANI, Carlos
ANSELMO, Dario MARQUART, Paul
ERICKSON, Sondra MORAN, Rena
JURGENS, Tony MURPHY, Mary
KRESHA, Ron SANDSTEDE, Julie
NORNES, Bud SLOCUM, Linda
PETERSON, Roz THISSEN, Paul
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama

On a vote of 12 AYES and 8 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF386, First Engrossment, Kresha, K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 educa-tion credit extended to tuition.

Representative Kresha moved that HF386, First Engrossment, be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Kresha moved the A3 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kresha testified on HF386, First Engrossment, as amended.

Additional Testifiers on HF386, First Engrossment, as amended:
Gary Amoroso, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Scott Croonquist, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Boards Association
Dr. Fred Nolan, Minnesota Rural Education Association
Sarah McLaren, Parent of Special Education student
Brad Lundell, Schools for Equity in Education.

Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF386, First Engrossment, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

AYES NAYS ABSENT
LOON, Jenifer DAVNIE, Jim WILLS, Anna
BENNETT, Peggy MARIANI, Carlos
ANSELMO, Dario MARQUART, Paul
ERICKSON, Sondra MORAN, Rena
JURGENS, Tony MURPHY, Mary
KRESHA, Ron SANDSTEDE, Julie
NORNES, Bud SLOCUM, Linda
PETERSON, Roz THISSEN, Paul
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama

On a vote of 12 AYES and 8 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:51 P.M.





Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF255 (Anderson) - K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
  • HF386 (Kresha) - K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.
  • HF387 (Knoblach) - K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tuition, subtraction and credit amounts increased, income phaseout increased, and credit adjusted for inflation.
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01:08 - HF255 (Anderson, S.) K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation. 11:23 - HF387 (Knoblach) K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tuition, subtraction and credit amounts increased, income phaseout increased, and credit adjusted for inflation. 1:09:48 - HF386 (Kresha) K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition. Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.