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THIRTIETH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 23, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was 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
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

Members excused:
LESCH, John

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from March 20, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4 (Davids) School building bond agricultural property tax credit provided, state general levy modified, income tax subtractions for Social Security benefits and contributions to 529 college savings plans provided, credits for 529 college savings plans and student loan payments provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF4 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Overview:
Joel Michael, House Research
Nina Manzi, House Research
Steve Hinze, House Research
Pat Dalton, House Research
Christopher Kleman, House Research
Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal
Kathrine Schill, House Fiscal

Representative McDonald assumed the gavel at 10:49 AM.

Representative Davids re-assumed the gavel at 11:00 AM.

Testifiers:
Todd Liljenquist, Minnesota Multi Housing Association
Lisa Moe, StuartCo.
Janet Troutman-Simmons
Eric Hauge, Director of Organizing and Public Policy, HOME Line
Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business- Minnesota
Roger Aronson, Minnesota State High School League
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Matt Hilgart, Association of Minnesota Counties
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Bradley Peterson, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Bharti Wahi, Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota
Max Hall, Legislative Representative, AFSCME Council 5
Brad Lehto, Legislative Director, MN AFL-CIO
Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Ana Ashby, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Steve Larson, The Arc of Minnesota
Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs, ClearWay Minnesota
Patricia Nauman, MetroCities
Amy Koch, IBM
Jeff Van Wychen, North Star Policy Institute
John Dukich, Minnesota High Tech Association
Doug Carnival, Greater Minneapolis Building Owners & Managers Association and National Waste & Recycling Association
Cynthia Bauerly, Commissioner, Department of Revenue

No action was taken on HF4.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:17 PM.







Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF 4 will become the Tax Omnibus bill. Thursday's hearing will include a walk-through and we will take public testimony. Markup will take place on Friday.

Bills Added:
  • HF4 (Davids) - Omnibus tax bill.
Hearing Documents:
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HF4 (Davids) Omnibus Tax bill. Walk-through of the bill, and public testimony. Runs 2 hours, 3 minutes.