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THIRD MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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


PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION COMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES


Representative Loeffler, Chair of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:45 PM on February 4th, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
LOEFFLER, Diane, Chair
VANG, Samantha, Vice-Chair
HERTAUS, Jerry, Republican Lead
BERNARDY, Connie
CARLSON, Andrew
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MARQUART, Paul
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda
XIONG, Tou


A quorum was present at 12:48 PM.

Representative Marquart moved that the minutes of January 14, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Her moved that the minutes of January 28, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Minnesota House of Representatives Nonpartisan Staff gave an overview of property tax refunds:

Sean Williams, House Research

Testifiers:

Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors
Michael Dahl, HOMELine
Anne Krisnik, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project

Representative Bernardy moved HF 458 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Representative Bernardy presented HF 458.

Testifiers:
Natividad Seefeld, President of Park Plaza Cooperative
Shaun McElhatton, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation Senior Development Council

Representative Bernardy renewed her motion that HF 458 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.


Chair Loeffer moved HF 632 to be laid over for possible inclusion in division report.

Chair Loeffler presented HF 632.

Chair Loeffler moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Alex Haigler, House Research
Kyle Gustafson, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Chelsea Griffin, Minnesota Department of Revenue

Rep. Hertaus moved the A190009 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Jeffrey Strand, MN Association of County Aduitors Treasureres Finance Officers

Chair Loeffler renewed motion that HF 632 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.


Chair Loeffler moved HF 567 be laid over for possible inclusion in division report.

Chair Loeffler presented HF 567.

Chair Loeffler moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Jared Swanson, House Research

Chair Loeffler renewed her motion that HF 567 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:19 PM.





Representative Diane Loeffler, Chair




Ellen Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. Brief Overview of Property Tax Refunds by House Research II. Public Testimony on Property Tax Refunds III. HF 458 (Bernardy) Allowing shareholders of manufactured home park cooperatives to include a portion of ground lease payments when filing for the homestead credit state refund IV. HF 632 (Loeffler) Making various policy and technical changes to property tax and other miscellaneous provisions V. HF 567(Loeffler) Modifying provisions related to agricultural historical society property, certain property owned by Indian tribes, the disabled veteran homestead exclusion, and the senior citizens' property tax deferral program If you would like to testify on the property tax refund or any of the bills being heard, please contact the Committee Administrator, Nathan Jesson.

Bills Added:
  • HF458 (Bernardy) - Shareholders of manufactured home park cooperatives to include ground lease payments when filing for homestead credit state refund.
  • HF567 (Loeffler) - Agricultural historical society property, property owned by Indian tribes, disabled veteran homestead exclusion, and senior citizens' property tax referral program provisions modified; and money appropriated.
  • HF632 (Loeffler) - Property tax and other miscellaneous tax provisions modified.
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04:24 - Property tax refunds overview by House Research. 18:15 - Public testimony on property tax refunds. 36:49 - HF458 (Bernardy) Shareholders of manufactured home park cooperatives to include ground lease payments when filing for homestead credit state refund. 57:56 - HF632 (Loeffler) Property tax and other miscellaneous tax provisions modified. 1:22:44 - HF567 (Loeffler) Agricultural historical society property, property owned by Indian tribes, disabled veteran homestead exclusion, and senior citizens' property tax referral program provisions modified; and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.