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SIXTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on, Tuesday, January 29, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul, (Chair)
LISLEGARD, Dave (Vice-Chair)
DAVIDS, Greg, Lead
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
CARLSON, Lyndon
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
GOMEZ, Aisha
LESCH, John
LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCDONALD, Joe
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

BRAND, Jeff
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Chair Marquart officially called the meeting to order at 8:05 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of January 24, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 351 (Davids) Sales tax exemption provided for fire departments and ambulance equipment

Representative Davids moved HF 351 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H0351A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Buck McAlpin, North Memorial Health Care
Chris Parsons, Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Rich Duysen, Fire Chief Moorhead Fire Department

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF 351, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 157 (Brand) Sales tax exemption provided for prepared food used in certain nonprofit food programs

Representative Gomez moved HF 157 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Marcus Pope, Youthprise

Representative Gomez renewed her motion that HF 157 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.


HF 43 (Hertaus) Nonprofit ice rink sales tax exemption

Representative Davids moved HF 43 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Jerry Hertaus presented HF 43.

Testifiers:

Mark Engebretson, Westonka Sports Center Association, Inc.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF 43 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 279 (Richardson) Providing a construction exemption for a fire station in the city of Inver Grove Heights

Representative Davids moved HF 279 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Richardson presented HF 279.

Testifiers:

George Tourville, Inver Grove Heights Mayor
Judy Thill, Inver Grove Heights Fire Chief

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF 279 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:50 A.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

HF 351 (Davids) Sales tax exemption provided for fire departments and ambulance equipment HF 157 (Brand) Sales tax exemption provided for prepared food used in certain nonprofit food programs HF 43 (Hertaus) Nonprofit ice rink sales tax exemption HF 279 (Richardson) Providing a construction exemption for a fire station in the city of Inver Grove Heights

Bills Added:
  • HF157 (Brand) - Prepared food used in nonprofit food programs exemption provided.
  • HF43 (Hertaus) - Nonprofit ice facilities exemption expanded.
  • HF279 (Richardson) - Inver Grove Heights; fire station construction exemption provided.
  • HF351 (Davids) - Ambulance and firefighting equipment exemption expanded.
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