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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 01, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jim Newberger, Vice Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, started the meeting at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
NEWBERGER, Jim
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FABIAN, Dan
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
MORAN, Rena
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
THISSEN, Paul
VOGEL, Bob



Members excused:

MAHONEY, Tim
HOWE, Jeff
METSA, Jason
WEST, Nolan

Representative Newberger called the meeting to order at 3:01 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative O’Neill moved the minutes of February 28, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF658 (Davids) Economic growth in southeast Minnesota study funding provided, and money appropriated. The bill, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Newberger moved HF658 be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Newberger moved an oral amendment to Page 1, line 8 of HF658: Insert “and” between “Community” and “Economic”. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Newberger moved an oral amendment to Page 1, line 9 of HF658: Strike “Association” and insert “Associates”. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Newberger renewed his motion that HF658, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

HF495 (Sundin) Big Lake Area Sanitary District public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. The bill was laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Sundin moved HF495 be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Christopher Rousseau, Board Member, Big Lake Area Sanitary District; testified on HF495.

HF909 (Loonan) Auto theft prevention funds redirected from the general fund to the insurance fraud prevention account. The bill, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Newberger moved HF909 be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Newberger moved the A17-0107 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chris Zempel, Non-Partisan Fiscal Analyst, clarified the fiscal note on the bill.

Representative Newberger renewed his motion that HF909, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Garofalo assumed the gavel at 3:15 PM.

HF1620 (Garofalo) Minnesota investment fund's local government loan repayment funds restrictions on use temporarily modified.

Representative Garofalo moved HF1620 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:23 PM.



Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair




Meagan Rice, Committee Legislative Assistant






More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF658 (Davids) - Economic growth in southeast Minnesota study funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF909 (Loonan) - Auto theft prevention funds redirected from the general fund to the insurance fraud prevention account.
  • HF1620 (Garofalo) - Minnesota investment fund's local government loan repayment funds restrictions on use temporarily modified.
  • HF495 (Sundin) - Big Lake Area Sanitary District public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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00:22 - HF658 (Davids) Economic growth in southeast Minnesota study funding provided, and money appropriated.
06:02 - HF495 (Sundin) Big Lake Area Sanitary District public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
13:58 - HF909 (Loonan) Auto theft prevention funds redirected from the General Fund to the insurance fraud prevention account.
17:44 - HF1620 (Garofalo) Minnesota investment fund's local government loan repayment funds restrictions on use temporarily modified.
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