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EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 16, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 Tuesday, March 16, 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 March 10, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Marquart referred bills to the Property Tax Division by memo of March 15, 2021.

HF 1373 (Frazier) Minnesota education credit allowed expenses and income limits increased.

Representative Moran moved that HF 1373 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Moran moved the H1373A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Frazier presented the bill.

Representative Keeler presented support for the bill.

Providing testimony:

Matt Norris, Youthprise
Abdi Mohamed, Minneapolis parent

Representative Youakim assumed the gavel at 1:13 P.M.

Sean Williams, House Research

Representative Robbins moved the H1373A2 amendment.

Representative Robbins withdrew the H1373A2 amendment.

Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 1373, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1401 (Becker-Finn) Dependent care credit amount increased.

Representative Schultz moved that HF 1401 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Becker-Finn presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Margie Bragg, Northeast Early Learning Center Director
Kristine Martin, East Side Neighborhood Services President

Representative Schultz renewed her motion that HF 1401 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Chair Marquart assumed the gavel at 1:40 P.M.

HF 1816 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Small business investment credit amount increased and sunset repealed.

Representative Youakim moved that HF 1816 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative McDonald moved the H1816A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Lilly Melander, Medical Alley Association
Raj Shah, MyMeds CEO
Ping Yeh, Stemonix CEO
Jon Pierce, Zipnosis

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 1816, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 277 (Robbins) Research tax credit modified

Representative Robbins moved that HF 277 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Robbins moved the H0277A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Providing testimony:

Tory Johnson, IBM Minnesota Executive
Gabriela Spence, Medical Alley Association
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Representative Robbins renewed her motion that HF 277, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:26 P.M.



















Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1373 (Frazier) - Minnesota education credit allowed expenses and income limits increased.
  • HF1401 (Becker-Finn) - Dependent care credit amount increased.
  • HF1816 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Small business investment credit amount increased and sunset repealed.
  • HF277 (Robbins) - Research tax credit modified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:40 HF1373 (Frazier) Minnesota education credit allowed expenses and income limits increased.
25:50 HF1401 (Becker-Finn) Dependent care credit amount increased.
40:00 HF1816 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Small business investment credit amount increased and sunset repealed.
1:03:50 HF277 (Robbins) Research tax credit modified.


I. HF 1373 (Frazier) Minnesota education credit allowed expenses and income limits increased
II. HF 1401 (Becker-Finn) Dependent care credit amount increased
III. HF 1816 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Small business investment credit amount increased and sunset repealed
IV. HF 277 (Robbins) Research tax credit modified

If you are interested in providing testimony on any of these bills please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV1 and HTV2 will have live closed captioning. Video archives of HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact her with questions about the substance of the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.