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ELEVENTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative McDonald, Vice Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on February 7, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
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
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
KOZNICK, Jon
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
DAVIDS, Gregory, Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
LESCH, John
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

Representative McDonald officially called the meeting to order at 10:18 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from February 2, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF299 (Swedzinski) Construction material exemption provisions modified, and refund provision added.

Representative Metsa moved HF299 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Craig Shafer, Council Member, City of Marshall
Amanda Duerr, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Shep Harris, Mayor, City of Golden Valley
Anne Norris, City Manager, City of Crystal
Wayne Houle, Public Works Director, City of Crystal
Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Patricia Nauman, Metro Cities
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Metsa renewed his motion that HF299 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF456 (Freiberg) Construction material exemption provisions modified.

Representative Carlson moved HF456 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Carlson renewed his motion that HF456 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF757 (Nornes) Building material and supply purchase exemption provided.

Representative Gruenhagen moved HF757 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Dan McElroy, Executive, Minnesota Resort and Campground Association

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that HF757 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF605 (McDonald) Annual city celebration exemption provided, and threshold for duration of premises leases for nonprofit.

Representative McDonald moved HF605 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative McDonald moved the H0605A1 amendment. THE AMEDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Alex Roser, Chairman, Delano Fourth of July Committee
Jack Lynch, Post Commander, Delano American Legion
Scott Jensen, Senator, Minnesota Senate District 47

Representative McDonald renewed his motion that HF605, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:31 AM.








Representative Joe McDonald, Vice Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF299 (Swedzinski) - Construction material exemption provisions modified, and refund provision added.
  • HF456 (Freiberg) - Construction material exemption provisions modified.
  • HF757 (Nornes) - Building material and supply purchase exemption provided.
  • HF605 (McDonald) - Annual city celebration exemption provided, and threshold for duration of premises leases for nonprofit fund-raising events modified.
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