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Ways and Means

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - May 08, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair of the Committee, called the remote Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 9:45 A.M. on Friday, May 8, 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services, Facebook Live, and YouTube live streaming.

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
HAUSMAN, Alice
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
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:

HANSEN, Rick
KRESHA, Ron

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved that the minutes of May 7, 2020 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Olson, Vice Chair of the committee, assumed the gavel at 9:47 A.M.

HF4645 (Carlson) Extending the COVID-19 Minnesota fund

Representative Carlson moved that HF4645 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Carlson explained HF4645.

Representative Garofalo moved to adopt the H4645A1 amendment.

Representative Garofalo explained the amendment and answered member questions.

Myron Frans, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget, commented on the A1 amendment and answered member questions.

Representative Garofalo renewed the motion to adopt the H4645A1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Carlson renewed the motion to that HF4645 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follow:

AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA

By a vote of 27 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Carlson, Chair of the committee, reassumed the gavel at 10:17 A.M.


HF4285 (Poppe) Agriculture; various provisions modified relating to perishable farm products, seed law, noxious weed law, hemp, farming, loans, plant shipment, pet food, food, eggs, grain, and others; farm safety grants and outreach programs provided; data classified; rulemaking authority modified; veterinarian immunity provided; reports required; and recommendations required.

Representative Poppe moved that HF4285, the first engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Poppe moved adoption of the H4285A4 amendment and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Poppe explained HF4285 as amended.

Representative Poppe renewed the motion that HF4285, the first engrossment as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA

By a vote of 27 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF4490 (Poppe) Veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Poppe moved that HF4490, the first engrossment, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Poppe moved adoption of the H4490A4 amendment and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Poppe explained HF4490 as amended.

Representative Poppe renewed the motion that HF4490, the first engrossment as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:
AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA
SCOTT

By a vote of 26 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF3194 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 310 segment designated as Deputy Richard K. Magnuson Memorial Highway.

Representative Olson moved that HF3194 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Fabian explained HF3194 and answered member questions.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF3194 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA
SCOTT

By a vote of 26 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF3195 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 11 segment designated as Patrol Inspector Robert. H. Lobdell Memorial Highway.

Representative Olson moved that HF3195 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Fabian explained HF3195.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF3195 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA
SCOTT

By a vote of 26 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2129 (Murphy) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Olson moved that HF2129 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Murphy presented HF2129 and answered member questions.

Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF2129 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

CARLSON
OLSON
GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
BERNARDY
DAVIDS
DAVNIE
DRAZKOWSKI
ECKLUND
HAMILTON
HAUSMAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
LONG
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
POPPE
SCHOMACKER
TORKELSON
VOGEL
WAGENIUS

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

HANSEN
KRESHA
SCOTT

By a vote of 26 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Carlson made some administrative announcements.

The meeting adjourned at 10:58 A.M.


_________________________________________

Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair


_________________________________________
Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4285 (Poppe) - Agriculture; various provisions modified relating to perishable farm products, seed law, noxious weed law, hemp, farming, loans, plant shipment, pet food, food, eggs, grain, and others; data classified; rulemaking authority modified; veterinarian immunity provided; reports required; and recommendations required.
  • HF4490 (Poppe) - Agriculture supplemental appropriations bill.
  • HF3194 (Fabian) - Roseau County; Trunk Highway 310 segment designated as Deputy Richard K. Magnuson Memorial Highway.
  • HF3195 (Fabian) - Roseau County; Trunk Highway 11 segment designated as Patrol Inspector Robert H. Lobdell Memorial Highway.
  • HF2129 (Murphy) - Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF4645 (Carlson) - COVID-19 Minnesota fund extended.
House TV Video:
View Archive

• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
00:56 - HF4645 (Carlson, L.) COVID-19 Minnesota fund extended.
31:52 - HF4285 (Poppe) Agriculture Policy bill.
39:38 - HF4490 (Poppe) Supplemental Agriculture Finance bill.
50:14 - HF3194 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 310 segment designated as Deputy Richard K Magnuson Memorial Highway.
58:46 - HF3195 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 11 segment designated as Patrol Inspector Robert H Lobdell Memorial Highway.
1:03:45 - HF2129 (Murphy) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 12 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.


This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

I. BILL ADDED: HF4645 (Carlson, L.) Extending the COVID-19 Minnesota fund
II. HF 4285 (Poppe) Ag Policy bill
III. HF 4490 (Poppe) Supplemental Ag Finance bill (pending referral)
IV. BILL ADDED: HF 2129 (Murphy) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
V. BILL ADDED: HF 3194 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 310 segment designated as Deputy Richard K. Magnuson Memorial Highway.
V1. BILL ADDED: HF 3195 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 11 segment designated as Patrol Inspector Robert H. Lobdell Memorial Highway.

Other bills may be added

Meeting documents and links for public viewing will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda.

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt