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TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on March 16, 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
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
WILLS, Anna

Members excused:
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda

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

HF215 (Wills) Premises lease duration threshold for nonprofit fund-raising events modified.

Representative Wills moved HF215 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Wills renewed her motion that HF215 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF2252 (Rarick) Firework sale portion of revenues dedicated for public safety purposes, new account in the state treasury created, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF2252 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2252 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1897 (Vogel) Elko New Market; water treatment facility sales tax exemption provided, refund provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF1897 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H1897A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Mark Nagel, Assistant City Administrator, City of Elko New Market

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1897, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1641 (McDonald) County fair admission exemption provided.

Representative McDonald moved HF1641 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative McDonald moved the H1641DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Dennis Van Moorlehem. Sibley County Fair

Representative McDonald renewed his motion that HF1641, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF2175 (Jessup) Construction material, supply, and equipment purchase exemption allowed.

Representative Davids moved HF2175 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifier:
Blake Huffman, Commissioner, Ramsey County

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2175 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF2046 (Davids) Prepared food donation credit provided.

Representative Davids moved HF2046 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H2046A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2046, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF2143 (Davids) Marketplace provider and retailer sales tax collection duties established.

Representative Davids moved HF2143 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Bruce Nustad, Minnesota Retailers Association
Cullen Sheehan, TechNet
Carl Szabo, Senior Policy Counsel, NetChoice

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2143 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Loeffler moved the minutes from March 15, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2328 (Davids) A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the exemption for Super Bowl admissions; requiring certain reimbursements by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission.

Representative Davids moved HF2328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifier:
Dave Johnson, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF2340 (Davids) A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying taxation on privilege of admission; providing exemptions.

Representative Davids moved HF2340 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2340 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM.






Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

HF 2328 (Davids) A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the exemption for Super Bowl admissions; requiring certain reimbursements by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission HF 2340 (Davids) A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying taxation on privilege of admission; providing exemptions

Bills Added:
  • HF215 (Wills) - Premises lease duration threshold for nonprofit fundraising events modified.
  • HF1641 (McDonald) - County fair admission exemption provided.
  • HF2143 (Davids) - Marketplace provider and retailer sales tax collection duties established.
  • HF1897 (Vogel) - Elko New Market; water treatment facility sales tax exemption provided, refund provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2046 (Davids) - Prepared food donation credit provided.
  • HF2252 (Rarick) - Firework sale portion of revenues dedicated for public safety purposes, new account in the state treasury created, and money appropriated.
  • HF2175 (Jessup) - Construction material, supply, and equipment purchase exemption allowed.
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HF215 (Wills) Premises lease duration threshold for nonprofit fund-raising events modified. 04:44 - HF2252 (Rarick) Firework sale portion of revenues dedicated for public safety purposes, new account in the state treasury created, and money appropriated. 11:15 - HF1897 (Vogel) Elko New Market; water treatment facility sales tax exemption provided, refund provided, and money appropriated. 15:08 - HF1641 (McDonald) County fair admission exemption provided. 21:10 - HF2175 (Jessup) Construction material, supply, and equipment purchase exemption allowed. 24:09 - HF2046 (Davids) Prepared food donation credit provided. 25:39 - HF2143 (Davids) Marketplace provider and retailer sales tax collection duties established. 48:53 - HF2328 (Davids) Super Bowl admissions exemption modified, and Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission reimbursements required. 1:08:40 - HF2340 (Davids) Taxation on privilege of admission clarified, and exemptions provided. Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.