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THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH 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, April 4, 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
BRAND, Jeff
CARLSON, Lyndon
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LESCH, John
LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCDONALD, Joe
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

GOMEZ, Aisha
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Chair Marquart officially called the meeting to order at 8:01 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of April 3, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 578 (Lien) K-12 education expense credit modified

Representative Lien moved HF 578 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Lien moved the H0578A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Matt Norris, Minnesota Afterschool Advance
Jennifer Williams, Toth Community Action Center of Northfield
Marcus Pope, Youthprise

Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 578, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 844 (Lislegard) Credit against occupation tax provided

Representative Lislegard moved HF 844 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Kelsey Johnson, Iron Mining Association

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 844 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 2763 (Hansen) Solid waste management tax rates increased and part of tax increase collected appropriated to soil and water conservation grants.

Representative Becker-Finn moved HF 2763 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Fabian moved to amend the motion as follows:

HF 2763 be referred to Ways and Means Committee with the recommendation to re-refer to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.

Representative Fabian requested a roll call vote.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll call vote.


MEMBERS AYE NAY ABSTAIN EXCUSED
MARQUART, Paul CHAIR X
LISLEGARD, Dave VC X
DAVIDS, Greg Lead X
BECKER-FINN, Jamie X
BRAND, Jeff X
CARLSON, Lyndon X
ERICKSON, Sondra X
FABIAN, Dan X
GOMEZ, Aisha X
LESCH, John X
LIEN, Ben X
LOEFFLER, Diane X
MCDONALD, Joe X
O’NEILL, Marion X
PETERSBURG, John X
SCHOMACKER, Joe X
SCHULTZ, Jennifer X
SWEDZINSKI, Chris X
XIONG, Tou X
YOUAKIM, Cheryl X

On a vote of 8 AYE and 9 Nay, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Doug Carnival, National Waste and Recycling Association
Chris McConn, Otter Tail County
Katherine Schill, House Fiscal Staff
Sheila Vanney, MN Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Representative Becker-Finn renewed her motion that HF 2763 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.
HF 2809 (Youakim) Providing for additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations

Representative Youakim moved HF 2809 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Youakim presented HF 2809.

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 2809 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1851 (Davids) Licensed petroleum distributor requirements to furnish bonds for payment removed, and delinquent tax debt personal liability expanded

Representative Davids moved HF 1851 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H1851A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Tim Gross, Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association
Beth Johnston, Minnesota Department of Revenue

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF 1851, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:25 A.M.















Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF 578 (Lien) K-12 education expense credit modified II. HF 844 (Lislegard) Credit against occupation tax provided III. HF 2763 (Hansen) Solid waste management tax rates increased and part of tax increase collected appropriated to soil and water conservation grants. IV. HF 2809 (Youakim) Providing for additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations V. HF 1851 (Davids) Licensed petroleum distributor requirements to furnish bonds for payment removed, and delinquent tax debt personal liability expanded

Bills Added:
  • HF578 (Lien) - K-12 education expense credit modified.
  • HF844 (Lislegard) - Credit against occupation tax provided.
  • HF2763 (Hansen) - Solid waste management tax rates increased and part of tax increase collected appropriated to soil and water conservation grants.
  • HF1851 (Davids) - Licensed petroleum distributor requirements to furnish bonds for payment removed, and delinquent tax debt personal liability expanded.
  • HF2809 (Youakim) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and obligation issuance authorized.
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