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THIRTY-FIRST MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 9:00 AM, on March 24, 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
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
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WILLS, Anna

Members excused:
APPLEBAUM, Jon
SLOCUM, Linda

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. A quorum was present.

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 that HF4 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Davids moved the A17-0274 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids moved that HF4, as amended, be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Koznick moved the H0004A9 amendment.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from March 23, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Koznick withdrew the H0004A9 amendment.

Representative Koznick moved the H0004A16 amendment.

Testifier:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Koznick renewed his motion to adopt the H0004A16 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0004A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids moved the A17-0292 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids moved the H0004A15 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids moved H0004A22 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Drazkowski moved H0004A14 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Drazkowski moved the H0004A19 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davids moved the H0004A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the H0004A10 amendment.

Representative Davnie requested a roll call on the H0004A10 amendment. The result was as follows:


AYES

DAVIDS, Gregory
MARQUART, Paul
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
LOEFFLER, Diane
METSA, Jason
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


NAYS

MCDONALD, Joe
ANDERSON, Sarah
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim

KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John
WILLS, Anna


On a vote of 7 AYES and 13 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Loeffler moved the H0004A20 amendment.

Representative Loeffler requested a roll call on the H0004A20 amendment. The result was as follows:

AYES

MARQUART, Paul

CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
LOEFFLER, Diane
METSA, Jason
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAYS

DAVIDS, Gregory
MCDONALD, Joe
ANDERSON, Sarah
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John


On a vote of 6 AYES and 13 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Metsa moved the H0004A3 amendment.

Representative Metsa requested a roll call on the H0004A3 amendment. The result was as follows:

AYES

MARQUART, Paul
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
LOEFFLER, Diane
METSA, Jason
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAYS

DAVIDS, Gregory
MCDONALD, Joe
ANDERSON, Sarah
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim

KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John


On a vote of 6 AYES and 12 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Mesta moved the A17-0288 amendment.

Representative Mesta withdrew the A17-0288 amendment.

Representative Marquart moved the H0004A17 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Davids made a motion to direct staff to make any changes necessary to match up the language with the spreadsheet. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Davids renewed his motion to refer HF4, as amended, to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:05 AM.






Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant


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