Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of March 20, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1563 (Richardson) Mendota Heights; fire station construction exemption provided

Representative Lien moved HF 1563 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Neil Garlock, Mendota Heights Mayor
Dave Dreelan, Mendota Heights Fire Chief

Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 1563 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1813 (Richardson) Dakota County; law enforcement facility construction exemption provided.

Representative Lien moved HF 1813 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Tim Leslie, Dakota County Sherriff
Tand Hoopinganer, Dakota County
Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 1813 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1442 (Swedzinski) Independent School District No. 414, Minneota; construction exemption provided

Representative Swedzinski moved HF 1442 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Dan Deitte, Superintendent Minneota and Ivanhoe Public Schools

Representative Swedzinski renewed his motion that HF 1442 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 2472 (Youakim) St. Louis Park; interpretive center construction exemption provided

Representative Youakim moved HF 2472 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Youakim moved the H2472A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Cindy Walsh, Operations and Recreation Director for the City of St. Louis Park
Brian Hoffman, City of St. Louis Park

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 2472, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1862 (Lien) Financial capability services integrated with taxpayer assistance services grant program created and funding provided, reports required, taxpayer assistance grant program existing appropriation increased, and money appropriated

Representative Lien moved HF 1862 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Lien moved the H1862A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Tracy Fischman, Executive Director, Prepare + Prosper
Therese Kuvaas, MN Bankers Association
Hassan Qais As-Sidiq, VITA client from Emerge Community Development
Bill Johnston, Volunteer Tax Preparer, Prepare + Prosper
Cynthia Rowley, MN Department of Revenue

Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 1862, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.


HF 2104 (Haley) Nuclear decommissioning reserve fund categorized as exempt entity

Representative Erickson moved HF 2104 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Grania McKiernan, Xcel Energy

Representative Erickson renewed her motion that HF 2104 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:32 A.M.















Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

I. HF 1563 (Richardson) Mendota Heights; fire station construction exemption provided II. HF 1813 (Richardson) Dakota County; law enforcement facility construction exemption provided III. HF 2472 (Youakim) St. Louis Park; interpretive center construction exemption provided IV. HF 1442 (Swedzinski) Independent School District No. 414, Minneota; construction exemption provided V. HF 1862 (Lien) Financial capability services integrated with taxpayer assistance services grant program created and funding provided, reports required, taxpayer assistance grant program existing appropriation increased, and money appropriated VI. HF 2104 (Haley) Nuclear decommissioning reserve fund categorized as exempt entity

Bills Added:
  • HF1563 (Richardson) - Mendota Heights; fire station construction exemption provided.
  • HF1813 (Richardson) - Dakota County; law enforcement facility construction exemption provided.
  • HF2472 (Youakim) - St. Louis Park; interpretive center construction exemption provided.
  • HF1862 (Lien) - Financial capability services integrated with taxpayer assistance services grant program created and funding provided, reports required, taxpayer assistance grant program existing appropriation increased, and money appropriated.
  • HF2104 (Haley) - Nuclear decommissioning reserve fund categorized as exempt entity.
  • HF1442 (Swedzinski) - Independent School District No. 414, Minneota; construction exemption provided.
Hearing Documents:
Audio Available:
Listen Now