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FIFTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, March 17, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual State Government Finance & Elections Committee meeting to order at 8:31 AM, March 17, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

Members Excused:
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne

A quorum was present.

Representative Elkins moved that the minutes for March 15, 2022, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved that HF3910 be referred to the General Register.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H3910A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Richardson presented HF3910, as amended, Juneteenth, June 19 recognized as state holiday.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3910, as amended, be referred to the General Register.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAYS
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
QUAM, Duane

EXCUSED
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne

With a vote of 9 AYES, 3 NAYS, and 1 EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED

Chair Nelson moved that HF3588 be referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Masin moved that the HF3588 division engrossment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H3588A4. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Vang presented HF3588, as amended, affordable housing market value exclusion established.

Testifying:
Kelly Doran, Doran Properties Group
Jared Swanson, Legislative Analyst

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3588, as amended, be referred to the Committee on Taxes.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAYS
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
KOZNICK, Jon
QUAM, Duane

EXCUSED
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne

With a vote of 8 AYES, 4 NAYS, and 1 EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED

Vice Chair Carlson assumed the gavel at 9:11 AM.

Chair Nelson moved HF4129.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H4129A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Nelson presented HF4129, as amended, legislature contract for services and supplies allowed, Legislative Salary Council and Mississippi River Parkway Commission enabling statute modified, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board provision added, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Candidate Advisory Council repealed.

Testifying:
Michelle Weber, Executive Director, LCC

Vice Chair Carlson renewed the motion that HF4129, as amended, be laid over.

Chair Nelson moved HF3542.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H3542A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Nelson presented HF3542, as amended, stadium general reserve account.

Testifying:
David Johnson, Faegre Drinker

Vice Chair Carlson renewed the motion that HF3542, as amended, be laid over.

Chair Nelson assumed the gavel at 9:34 AM.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:36 PM.



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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Benjamin Brinks, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3588 (Vang) - Affordable housing market value exclusion established.
  • HF4129 (Nelson) - Legislature contract for services and supplies allowed, Legislative Salary Council and Mississippi River Parkway Commission enabling statute modified, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board provision added, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Candidate Advisory Council repealed.
  • HF3542 (Nelson) - Stadium appropriation bond refunding or prepayment general reserve account use determination made.
  • HF3910 (Richardson) - Juneteenth, June 19 recognized as state holiday.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:45 - HF3910 (Richardson) Juneteenth, June 19 recognized as state holiday.
04:45 - HF3588 (Vang) Affordable housing market value exclusion established.
41:07 - HF4129 (Nelson, M.) Legislature contract for services and supplies allowed, Legislative Salary Council and Mississippi River Parkway Commission enabling statute modified, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board provision added, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Candidate Advisory Council repealed.
46:38 - HF3542 (Nelson, M.) Stadium general reserve account calculation adjusted, commissioner of management and budget required to notify legislature prior to stadium general reserve account, stadium refinance fund established, money transferred, and stadium refinance fund balance required to redeem or defease stadium appropriation bonds.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.


HF3910 (Richardson): Juneteenth, June 19 recognized as state holiday.
HF3588 (Vang): Affordable housing market value exclusion established.
HF4129 (Nelson, M): Legislature contract for services and supplies allowed, Legislative Salary Council and Mississippi River Parkway Commission enabling statute modified, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board provision added, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Candidate Advisory Council repealed.
HF3542 (Nelson, M): Stadium general reserve account.
*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING AND HANDOUTS: To testify, submit written testimony, or submit handouts, please email Amanda Rudolph, the committee administrator, at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Written testimony and handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.
VIEW HEARING: House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp and all events are closed-captioned.
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RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.