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TENTH MEETING - Property and Local Tax Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 6:47 PM on March 20, 2019, in Room 10 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

Members absent:
XIONG, Tou


Rep. Vang moved that the minutes of March 18, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Carlson moved that HF 552 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Carlson moved the DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Schultz presented HF 552.

Testifiers:
Scott Johnson, Executive Director of St. Anne’s Residence
Catherine Schneeweis, Business Officer for St. Anne’s Residence

Rep. Carlson renewed his motion that HF 552 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Her moved that HF 834 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Lesch presented HF 834.

Testifiers:
Michael Auger, General Council Ever-Green Energy

Rep. Her renewed her motion that HF 834 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Carlson moved that HF 1259 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Carlson moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Sandstede presented HF 1259.

Rep. Carlson renewed his motion that HF 1259 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Huot moved that HF 1280 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Becker-Finn presented HF 1280.

Testifiers:
BJ Jungmann, Burnsville Fire Chief
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
David Hann, Minnesota Township Association Executive Director
Mike Miller
Mike Peterson, Assistant Chief of Cromwell Wright Fire District

Rep. Huot renewed his motion that HF 1280 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

Rep. Vang moved that HF 1780 be laid over for possible inclusion in the division report.

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

Rep. Marquart presented HF 1780.

Testifiers:
Dan Pyan, Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Cindy Geis, Minnesota Association of County Officers
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Katelynne Snyder, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Vang renewed her motion that HF 1780 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the division report.

The committee was adjourned at 9:06 PM.







Diane Loeffler, Committee Chair






Ellen Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF 552 (Schultz) Elderly living facility exempted from property taxation II. HF 834 (Lesch) Bond Allocation Act definition of a public facilities project modified III. HF 1259 (Sandstede) Disabled veteran homestead exclusion application due date modified, and refunds provided for taxes paid in 2018 and 2019 by qualifying veterans IV. HF 1280 (Becker-Finn) Fire protection special taxing districts authorized, and property tax levies authorized and bonds issued V. HF 1780 (Marquart) Stronger Community Aid program created, truth in taxation process dates amended, and money appropriated VI. HF 2286 (Loeffler) Certificates of rent paid automated system established, reporting of rent data required, data retention and classification provided, and money appropriated

Bills Added:
  • HF1780 (Marquart) - Stronger Community Aid program created, truth in taxation process dates amended, and money appropriated.
  • HF552 (Schultz) - Elderly living facility exempted from property taxation.
  • HF834 (Lesch) - Bond Allocation Act definition of a public facilities project modified.
  • HF1259 (Sandstede) - Disabled veteran homestead exclusion application due date modified, and refunds provided for taxes paid in 2018 and 2019 by qualifying veterans.
  • HF1280 (Becker-Finn) - Fire protection special taxing districts authorized, and property tax levies authorized and bonds issued.
  • HF2286 (Loeffler) - Property tax; certificates of rent paid automated system established, reporting of rent data required, data retention and classification provided, and money appropriated.
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