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TWELFTH MEETING - Ways and Means

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 11:35 A.M. on, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

CARLSON, Lyndon, (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice-Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP-Lead)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVIDS, Greg
DAVNIE, Jim
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob
HAMILTON, Rod
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LONG, Jamie
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene, Jr.
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved that the minutes of April 9, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Carlson announced that HF1151 (Hausman) Omnibus Housing Finance bill and HF2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance bill would be combined to better align with the Senate moving into conference committee. He explained that individual bills would be heard and amended and then temporarily laid over until a procedural motion would be made to combine them into one.


HF1555 (Hornstein) Omnibus transportation finance bill

Representative Hornstein moved adoption of Transportation Finance Division Report on HF1555. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved that HF1555, Second Division Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Tax Committee.

Representative Hornstein moved the A19-0445 author’s amendment to amend HF1555, Second Division Engrossment.

Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Analyst, answered questions on the A19-0445 amendment.

Representative Carlson renewed motion on the A10-0445 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein presented HF1555 as amended and responded to questions.

Representative Hornstein renewed the motion that HF1555, Second Division Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Tax Committee.

Representative Torkelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON, Lyndon Sr.
OLSON, Liz
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LONG, Jamie
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
POPPE, Jeanne
WAGENIUS, Jean

NAYS:

GAROFALO, Pat
ALBRIGHT, Tony
HAMILTON, Rod
HERTAUS, Jerry
KRESHA, Ron
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT:

DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul

By a vote of 16 AYES and 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2208 (Mahoney) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development and Energy Finance bill

Representative Carlson moved that HF2208, SECOND ENGROSSMENT, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Carlson noted that the bill had been modified in the Tax Committee which warranted a return to Ways and Means.

Representative Carlson renewed the motion that HF2208, SECOND ENGROSSMENT, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1151 (Hausman) Omnibus housing finance bill

Representative Hausman moved adoption of the Housing Finance and Policy Division Report for HF1151. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hausman moved that HF1151, First Division Engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hausman presented HF1151 and responded to questions.

HF1151, FIRST DIVISION ENGROSSMENT, WAS LAID OVER.


HF2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance bill

Representative Poppe moved adoption of the Agriculture Food Finance and Policy Division Report for HF2200, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Poppe moved that HF2200, First Division Engrossment be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Poppe presented HF2200 and responded to questions.

Seeing no further discussion, Representative Carlson accepted motions to combine bills into HF 2200.

Representative Hamilton requested a roll call vote on HF2200.

Representative Hausman moved to amend HF2200, incorporating HF1151, as amended, as a separate article. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Members discussed the Hamilton roll call vote.

Representative Poppe renewed the motion that HF2200, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register and that the staff be directed to make technical corrections and amend the title. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2209 (Hansen) Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Finance bill

Representative Hansen moved adoption of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Report for HF2209. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved that HF2209, First Division Engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hansen moved the H2209A26 amendment to amend HF2209, First Division Engrossment, and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved the H2209A27 amendment to amend HF2209, First Division Engrossment, and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the H2209A28 amendment to amend HF2209, First Division Engrossment, and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen presented HF2209 as amended and responded to questions.

Brad Hagemeier, House Fiscal Analyst, answered questions on HF2209.

Representative Hansen renewed the motion that HF2209, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register and that staff be directed to make technical changes and amend the title.

Representative Torkelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON, Lyndon Sr.
OLSON, Liz
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LONG, Jamie
MARIANI, Carlos
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
POPPE, Jeanne

NAYS:

GAROFALO, Pat
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HAMILTON, Rod
HERTAUS, Jerry
KRESHA, Ron
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT:

DAVIDS, Greg
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARQUART, Paul
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
WAGENIUS, Jean

By a vote of 14 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Carlson made some administrative announcements.

Chair Carlson referred members to the attached memos regarding bill referrals.


The following Ways and Means Committee Bill was referred by memo Tuesday, April 9, 2019:

To the Division on Environment and Natural Resources Finance:
HF2828 (Bennett) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for trail connection to Blazing Star Trail.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:09 P.M.


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Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair


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Laura Helgen, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

The room is reserved until 3:30 PM. The committee will recess at 3:30 and return to Room 5 at 6:45 pm if necessary to complete the agenda. HF 1555 (Hornstein) Omnibus Transportation Finance bill HF 2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance bill HF 1151 (Hausman) Omnibus Housing Finance bill HF 2209 (Hansen) Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Finance bill BILL ADDED: HF2208 (Mahoney) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill Other bills may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF1555 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
  • HF2200 (Poppe) - Omnibus agriculture and food finance bill.
  • HF1151 (Hausman) - Housing Finance Agency funding provided for housing programs, and money appropriated.
  • HF2209 (Hansen) - Omnibus environment and natural resources finance bill.
  • HF2208 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs and economic development, energy and climate, and telecommunications policy and finance bill.
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01:01 - HF1555 (Hornstein) Omnibus Transportation Finance bill. 32:30 - HF2208 (Mahoney) Omnibus Energy and Climate, Jobs and Economic Development, and Broadband Finance and Policy bill. 33:52 - HF1151 (Hausman) Omnibus Housing Finance bill. 38:18 - HF2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance bill. 59:02 - HF2209 (Hansen) Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources bill. Runs 1 hour, 33 minutes.