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THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-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, April 9, 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
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

Chair Marquart officially called the meeting to order at 8:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of April 4, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2125 (Marquart) Delete everything amendment

Non-Partisan Staff Walk Through of delete everything amendment

Sean Williams, House Research
Christopher Kleman, House Research
Pat Dalton, House Research
Alex Haigler, House Research
Jared Swanson, House Research

Chair Marquart called a recess at 8:50 A.M.

Chair Marquart reconvened the meeting at 11:30 A.M.

Finish walk through of delete everything amendment

Pat Dalton, House Research
Christopher Kleman, House Research
Sean Williams, House Research
Cynthia Templin, Fiscal Staff
Katherine Schill, Fiscal Staff

Public testimony on delete everything amendment

Cynthia Bauerly, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Emily Pliscott, Minnesota Farmers Union
Traci Intihar, Anoka-Hennepin Schools
Wendy Wuensch, Burnsville Education Association
Anne Krisnik, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Michael Dahl, HOME Line
John Dukich, Minnesota High Tech Association
Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors
Max Hall, AFSCME Council 5
Shawn Smith, NAIOP
Melissa Hysing, AFL-CIO
Tracy Fischman, Prepare + Prosper
Patricia Nauman, Metro Cities
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Mark Haveman, Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence
Anna Odegaard, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition
Bobby Patrick, Medical Alley
Chris Stinson, SEIU Local 284
Bradley Peterson, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Amanda Otero, TakeAction Minnesota
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Businesses

Vice-Chair Lislegard assumed the gavel at 1:30 P.M.

Geno Fragnito, Minnesota Society of CPAs
Warren Hanson, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project

Chair Marquart resumed the gavel at 1:40 P.M.

Matt Hilgart, Association of MN Counties
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Jean Lee, Children’s Hope International
Sue Watlov Phillips, MICAH
Kari Johnson, MCCD
Eric Armacoye, Children’s Defense Fund
Amber Hanson Glaser, Farm Credit

Chair Marquart called a recess at 2:05 P.M.

Chair Marquart reconvened the meeting at 4:30 P.M.

HF 2400 (Davnie) Omnibus E-12 finance bill

Chair Marquart moved that HF 2400 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifiers:

Emily Adriaens, Fiscal Staff
Tim Strom, House Research

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 2400 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2208 (Mahoney) Omnibus jobs and economic development finance bill

Representative Marquart moved HF 2208 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Marquart moved the H2208A33 amendment.

Representative Davids requested a roll call vote.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.


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 12 AYE and 8 NAY, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Sarah Degner Riveros, ISAIAH
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Lauryn Schothorst, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Todd Mikkelson, Spring Lake
Ben Weeks, House Research

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 2208, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 P.M.





Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




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

II. HF 2400 pending referral (Davnie) Omnibus E-12 Finance bill III. HF 2208 pending referral (Mahoney) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development bill ROOM CHANGE: The committee will now be meeting in room 5 rather than the basement hearing room.

Bills Added:
  • HF2400 (Davnie) - Omnibus education finance bill.
  • HF2208 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs and economic development, energy and climate, and telecommunications policy and finance bill.
Hearing Documents:
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Comments by the Chair. 06:17 - Walk-through of delete-everything amendment for HF2125 (Marquart) Omnibus Tax bill. The Committee recessed. Runs 50 minutes.