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ELEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 18, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Tax Committee meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 18, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul CHAIR
LISLEGARD, Dave VC
DAVIDS, Greg Lead
AGBAJE, Esther
CARLSON, Andrew
DETTMER, Bob
GAROFALO, Pat
GOMEZ, Aisha
HER, Kaohly
HERTAUS, Jerry
HOWARD, Michael
MCDONALD, Joe
MILLER, Tim
MORAN, Rena
MORTENSON, Erik
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
STEPHENSON, Zack
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved the approval of the February 16, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 991 (Marquart) COVID-19; recovery budget revenue raising proposed for strategic investments in economy, working family support, and combating youth smoking and nicotine addiction; and various taxes and tax provisions modified.

Representative Marquart moved that HF 991 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Christopher Kleman, House Research
Sean Williams, House Research
Alexandra Haigler, House Research
Jared Swanson, House Research
Deb Howze, Personal Care Attendant
Charles Washington, Skilled Construction Laborer
Amy Aho, Speech Language Pathologist
Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project
Dominic McQuerry, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Dr. Ryan Greiner, North Memorial Health Hospital
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Gay Canseco, Lake Harriet Montessori
Jessica Young, Medical Alley Association
Angela Larson, Family Services Director at United Community Action
Melissa Hysing, AFL-CIO
Eric Harris Bernstein, We Make Minnesota
Bharti Wahi, Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota
Tim Gross, Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association
Anna Grace Hottinger, High School Senior
Jonathan Rose, Association for Smoke Free Minnesota
Mike Smith, Granite City Jobbing
Cap O’Rourke, Midwest Vapor Coalition
Guy Bentley, Reason Foundation
Thomas Briant, Minnesota Wholesale Marketers Association
Lance Klatt, Minnesota Service Station & Convenience Store Association
Monte Williams, Altria/Philip Morris/US Smokeless Tobacco Company
Karen Gerlach, Womble Bond Dickinson
Gregory Conley, American Vaping Association
Molly Moilanen, ClearWay Minnesota

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 991 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:27 P.M.








Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF991 (Marquart) - Omnibus tax bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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03:36 - HF991 (Marquart) COVID-19; recovery budget revenue raising proposed for strategic investments in economy, working family support, and combating youth smoking and nicotine addiction; and various taxes and tax provisions modified.

Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes


I. HF 991 (Marquart) COVID-19; recovery budget revenue raising proposed for strategic investments in economy, working family support, and combating youth smoking and nicotine addiction; and various taxes and tax provisions modified.

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This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.