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Ways and Means

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 19, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH 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 6:34 P.M. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, in Room 200 of the Capitol Building. A quorum was present.

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
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

Members Excused:

HERTAUS, Jerry

Representative Olson moved that the minutes of February 17, 2020 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, and money appropriated.

Representative Liebling moved that HF3100, the Third Engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Nelson moved the H3100A13-1 author’s amendment to amend HF3100. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Howard presented HF3100 as amended and answered member questions.

Representative Liebling renewed the motion that HF3100, the Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF3068 (Dehn) Voter data access related to presidential primary regulated, and voter request that data be excluded from lists allowed.

Representative Olson moved that HF3068, the First Engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Dehn presented HF3068 and answered member questions.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF3068 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.

Representative Olson moved adoption of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Report for HF8. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Olson moved that HF8, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Olson moved the H0008A21 author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved to amend HF8, the Second Division Engrossment, as follows:

Page 8, line 27, delete “2019” and insert “2020”

Page 12, line 5, delete “2019” and insert “2020”

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Pinto presented HF8 as amended and answered member questions.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF8, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

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

AYES:

CARLSON, Lyndon
OLSON, Liz
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVNIE, Jim
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE. Leon
LONG, Jamie
MARIANI, Carlos
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
WAGENIUS, Jean

NAYS:

GAROFALO, Pat
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob
HAMILTON, Rod
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT:

HERTAUS, Jerry

By a vote of 16 AYES and 12 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

Representative Olson moved adoption of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Report for HF9. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Olson moved that HF9, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Olson moved the H0009A24 author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the A20-0628 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Richardson presented HF9 as amended and answered member questions.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF9, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

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

AYES:

CARLSON, Lyndon
OLSON, Liz
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVNIE, Jim
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE. Leon
LONG, Jamie
MARIANI, Carlos
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
WAGENIUS, Jean

NAYS:

GAROFALO, Pat
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob
HAMILTON, Rod
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT:

HERTAUS, Jerry

By a vote of 16 AYES and 12 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.

Representative Poppe moved that HF141 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Poppe presented HF141.

Representative Popper renewed the motion that HF141 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Carlson made some administrative announcements.

The meeting adjourned at 7:58 P.M.



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Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair


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Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3100 (Howard) - Insulin; dependent child notice required, Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act established, reports required, public awareness campaign required, and money appropriated.
  • HF8 (Pinto) - Firearm transfer criminal background checks required, and transferee permit disqualification grounds modified.
  • HF9 (Richardson) - Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm, and money appropriated.
  • HF141 (Poppe) - Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.
  • HF492 (Dettmer) - Traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another misdemeanor established.
  • HF3068 (Dehn) - Voter data access related to presidential nomination primary regulated, and voters allowed to request that their data be excluded from the lists.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:07 - HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated.
47:37 - HF3068 (Dehn) Voter data access related to presidential nomination primary regulated, and voter request that data be excluded from lists allowed (pending re-referral).
55:08 - HF8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.
1:05:32 - HF9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.
1:21:44 - HF141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.


NOTE: If the agenda is not completed by the end of the hearing, the committee will meet again on Friday, Feb. 21 at 9:00 AM in room 200 to finish.

I. HF 3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated

II. HF 3068 (Dehn) Voter data access related to presidential nomination primary regulated, and voter request that data be excluded from lists allowed.

III. HF 8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.

IV. HF 9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

V. *HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.

VI. *HF 492 (Dettmer) Traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another misdemeanor established.

NOTE: HF 3100, HF 8, HF 9 and HF 3068 have gone through multiple committees with opportunity for public testimony. The focus of this hearing is on the fiscal components of the bills and no public testimony will be taken. 24 hour rule in effect for HF 8 and HF 9. Amendments for HF 3100 and HF 3068 are requested by 4:30 PM on Wednesday.

*NOTE: Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF 141 and HF 492 were returned to Ways and Means from the General Register. Both bills were heard and debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session and there is no fiscal impact. The committee will be making procedural votes to move the bills out of committee and back to the General Register.