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State Government Finance

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 21, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:01 PM, February 21, 2017 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
ANDERSON, Sarah Chair
NASH, Jim Vice Chair
JOHNSON, Sheldon DFL Lead
DETTMER, Bob
FENTON, Kelly
FLANAGAN, Peggy
GREEN, Steve
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
LILLIE, Leon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
OMAR, Ilhan
OLSON, Liz
PUGH, Cindy
QUAM, Duane
UGLEM, Mark
VOGEL, Bob
WARD, JoAnn

A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 16, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson moved that HF 399 come before the committee and be re-referred to the General Register.

HF 399 (Anderson) - Severance pay limits for highly compensated public employees clarified.

Representative Anderson moved the HO399A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following testified on HF 399, as amended:
Representative Sarah Anderson
















Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF 399, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. Representative Nash requested a roll call. The results are as follows:

AYE
Representative Anderson
Representative Nash
Representative Johnson
Representative Dettmer
Representative Fenton
Representative Green
Representative Kunesh-Podein
Representative Lillie
Representative Olson
Representative Omar
Representative Pugh
Representative Quam
Representative Uglem
Representative Vogel
Representative Ward

ABSENT
Representative Flanagan
Representative O’Driscoll

On a vote of 15 AYES and 0 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson moved that HF 314 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.

HF 314 (Anderson) - Districting principles for legislative and congressional plans established.

The following testified on HF 314:
Representative Sarah Anderson
George Beck, Chair, MN Citizens for Clean Elections
Nick Harper, League of Women Voters
Tim Waclawski, Citizen
Suzanne Peterson, Citizen
Carolyn Dobler, Citizen
Gary Fified, Citizen
Laura Zumbrunnen, Citizen
Jim Herrick, Citizen
Hunter Cantrell, Citizen
Steven Patrin, Citizen
Jennica Kruse, Citizen
Susan Ericksen, Citizen
Jim Shope, Citizen
Peter Wattson, Citizen
Mark Hughes, Citizen
Delta Larkey, Citizen

Representative Johnson moves the HO314A2 amendment. Representative Johnson requested a roll call. The results are as follows:








AYE
Representative Johnson
Representative Flanagan
Representative Kunesh-Podein
Representative Lillie
Representative Olson
Representative Omar
Representative Ward

NAY
Representative Anderson
Representative Nash
Representative Dettmer
Representative Fenton
Representative O’Driscoll
Representative Pugh
Representative Quam
Representative Uglem
Representative Vogel

ABSENT
Representative Green

On a vote of 7 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF 314 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.

HF 433 (Yoaukim) - Individual income tax return free electronic filing system required, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF 433:
Representative Cheryl Youakim
Terri Steenblock, Department of Revenue, Assistant Commissioner

Representative Anderson moved that HF 433 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:42 PM.








______________________________________
Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair

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Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF314 (Anderson) - Districting principles for legislative and congressional plans established.
  • HF399 (Anderson) - Senate and house of representatives funding provided, transfers required, and money appropriated.
  • HF433 (Youakim) - Individual income tax return free electronic filing system required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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00:27 - HF399 (Anderson, S.) Severance pay limits for highly compensated public employees clarified.
07:00 - HF314 (Anderson, S.) Districting principles for legislative and congressional plans established.
1:33:20 - HF433 (Youakim) Individual income tax return free electronic filing system required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.