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TENTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on February 2, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
DAVIDS, Gregory, Chair
MCDONALD, Joe, Vice Chair
MARQUART, Paul, Minority Lead
ANDERSON, Sarah
APPLEBAUM, Jon
CARLSON SR., Lyndon
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DAVNIE, Jim
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda

Members excused:
GAROFALO, Pat
WILLS, Anna

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 10:19 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from February 1, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF487 (Gunther) Nonprofit animal shelter exemptions provided.

Representative Davids moved HF487 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Elaine Hanson, Minnesota Council of Dog Clubs, Minnesota Pet Breeders Association
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue
Margaret Reisdorf, Sales and Use Tax Attorney, Department of Revenue

Representative Davids renewed his motion and laid HF487 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF504 (Gunther) Construction materials and supplies retroactive exemption provided for nonprofit economic development corporations, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF504 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Randy Grupe, Chairman, Trimont Town Center Board

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF504 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF532 (P. Anderson) Construction material sales tax exemption provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF532 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Michael Brethorst, City Administrator, City of Melrose, Minnesota

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF532 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF579 (Davids) Specified digital product or other digital product sale to end users clarified.

Representative Davids moved HF579 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Robert Leighton, Nolan, Thompson & Leighton, PLC
Chip O’Hara, Board Member, Minnesota Operators of Music & Amusements

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF579 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 AM.








Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF487 (Gunther) - Nonprofit animal shelter exemptions provided.
  • HF504 (Gunther) - Construction materials and supplies retroactive exemption provided for nonprofit economic development corporations, and money appropriated.
  • HF532 (Anderson) - Construction material sales tax exemption provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF579 (Davids) - Specified digital product or other digital product sale to end users clarified.
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00:23 - HF487 (Gunther) Nonprofit animal shelter exemptions provided. 26:16 - HF504 (Gunther) Construction materials and supplies retroactive exemption provided for nonprofit economic development corporations, and money appropriated. 39:53 - HF532 (Anderson, P.) Construction material sales tax exemption provided, and money appropriated. 1:01:37 - HF579 (Davids) Specified digital product or other digital product sale to end users clarified. Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.