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ELEVENTH MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 12:47 PM on March 25, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was 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


Rep. Carlson moved that the minutes of March 20, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Xiong moved that HF 2646 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Xiong presented HF 2646.

Testifiers:
Leah Hart, Hennepin County

Rep. Xiong renewed his motion that HF 2646 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Petersburg moved that HF 1468 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Davids presented HF 1468.

Testifiers:
Mark Hughes
Jerry Hammer, Minnesota State Fair

Rep. Petersburg renewed his motion that HF 1468 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 2387 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Murphy presented HF 2387.

Testifiers:
Susan Lenczewski, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Matt Hilgart, Association of Minnesota Counties
Max Hall, AFSCME Council 5

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 2387 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Drazkowski moved that HF 2620 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Drazkowski presented HF 2620.

Testifiers:
Rep. Barb Haley
Dave Wodele, Riverview Cemetery Association
Jim Abbott, Riverview Cemetery Association

Rep. Drazkowski renewed his motion that HF 2620 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart moved that HF 2650 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Marquart presented HF 2650.

Testifiers:
Ronda Skoby, Dorsey and Whitney
Joe Bagnoli, Minnesota Institute of Public Finance
Mark Hughes

Rep. Marquart renewed his motion that HF 2650 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Bernardy moved that HF 398 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Bernardy moved to incorporate an oral amendment on page 8, delete Section 3. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Poppe presented HF 398.

Testifiers:
Andrew Howard, Minnesota State Bar Association

Rep. Bernardy renewed her motion that HF 398 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Loeffler moved that HF 2612 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Loeffler presented HF 2612.

Testifiers:
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities

Rep. Loeffler renewed her motion that HF 2612 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus moved that HF 121 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Hertaus presented HF 121.

Rep. Hertaus renewed his motion that HF 121 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

The committee adjourned at 2:29 PM.
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Agenda:

I. HF 2646 (T. Xiong) Property tax deadlines modified II. HF 2650 (Marquart) Public finance; section governing bonds, drainage lien interest, school and private activity bonds notice requirements, transportation bonds, and municipal bankruptcy modified III. HF 1468 (Davids) State agricultural society outstanding debt allowed maximum increased, and state fair purposes debt issuance authority sunset repealed IV. HF 2387 (Murphy) Public Employees Retirement Association increased employer contributions funding from state aid to local governments extended V. HF 2620 (Drazkowski) Charitable farmland property tax exemption established VI. HF 2612 (Loeffler) Local sales and use taxes imposition requirements amended VII. HF 121 (Hertaus) Land use for environmental benefits defined as an agricultural purpose VIII. HF 398 (Poppe) Agricultural homestead rules for trust-owned properties modified, service and filing of defense or objection to real and personal property taxes provisions modified

Bills Added:
  • HF2646 (Xiong) - Property tax deadlines modified.
  • HF2650 (Marquart) - Public finance; section governing bonds, drainage lien interest, school and private activity bonds notice requirements, transportation bonds, and municipal bankruptcy modified.
  • HF1468 (Davids) - State agricultural society outstanding debt allowed maximum increased, and state fair purposes debt issuance authority sunset repealed.
  • HF2387 (Murphy) - Public Employees Retirement Association increased employer contributions funding from state aid to local governments extended.
  • HF2620 (Drazkowski) - Charitable farmland property tax exemption established.
  • HF2612 (Loeffler) - Local sales and use taxes imposition requirements amended.
  • HF121 (Hertaus) - Land use for environmental benefits defined as an agricultural purpose.
  • HF398 (Poppe) - Agricultural homestead rules for trust-owned properties modified, service and filing of defense or objection to real and personal property taxes provisions modified, innocent spouses for joint income tax returns relief provisions modified, and estate tax provisions modified.
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00:40 - HF2646 (Xiong, T.) Property tax deadlines modified. 11:05 - HF1468 (Davids) State agricultural society outstanding debt allowed maximum increased, and state fair purposes debt issuance authority sunset repealed. 20:28 - HF2387 (Murphy) Public Employees Retirement Association increased employer contributions funding from state aid to local governments extended. 45:09 - HF2620 (Drazkowski) Charitable farmland property tax exemption established. 53:10 - HF2650 (Marquart) Public finance; section governing bonds, drainage lien interest, school and private activity bonds notice requirements, transportation bonds, and municipal bankruptcy modified. 1:21:25 - HF398 (Poppe) Agricultural homestead rules for trust-owned properties modified, service and filing of defense or objection to real and personal property taxes provisions modified. 1:27:15 - HF2612 (Loeffler) Local sales and use taxes imposition requirements amended. 1:38:17 - HF121 (Hertaus) Land use for environmental benefits defined as an agricultural purpose. Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.