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TWENTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 18, 2021

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

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Dave Lislegard, Vice Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Tax Committee meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 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 Youakim moved the approval of the March 17, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1801 (Murphy) Proctor; refundable construction exemption provided for a public works facility.

Representative Youakim moved HF1801 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Murphy presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Chad Ward, Proctor Mayor
Jake Benson, Proctor City Councilor

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 1801 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1329 (Anderson) Melrose; refundable construction exemption provided for building materials, fire remediation grant availability extended, and money appropriated.

Representative Youakim moved HF 1801 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Youakim moved the H1329A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Colleen Winter, Melrose City Administrator

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 1329, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Youakim assumed the gavel at 1:25 P.M.

HF 2120 (Lislegard) State general tax modified

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 2120 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Erik Holmstrom, Laurentian Chamber of Commerce
Shawn Smith, NAIOP
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Katherine Schill, Fiscal Staff

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 2120 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 6 (Noor) PROMISE Act established, grant and loan program established for businesses affected by civil unrest, sales and use tax items exempted, property tax abatement required, and money appropriated.

Representative Gomez moved that HF 6 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Gomez moved the H0006A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Noor presented the bill.

Providing testimony:

Rebecca Malmquist, Interim Minneapolis City Assessor
Derrick Hodge, Hennepin County Resident and Real Estate Services
Jared Swanson, House Research

Representative Garofalo moved the H0006A2 amendment.

Representative Garofalo requested a roll call vote.


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



TOTAL 8 12 1


On a vote of 8 AYES, 12 NAYS and 1 PASS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Garofalo moved the H0006A3 amendment.

Representative Garofalo requested a roll call.


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



TOTAL 8 12 1


On a vote of 8 AYES, 12 NAYS and 1 PASS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Gomez renewed her motion that HF 6, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
The clerk took the roll.

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



TOTAL 12 7 2


On a vote of 12 AYES, 7 NAYS and 2 ABSTAIN THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:32 P.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1801 (Murphy) - Proctor; refundable construction exemption provided for a public works facility.
  • HF6 (Noor) - PROMISE Act established, grant and loan program established for businesses affected by civil unrest, sales and use tax items exempted, property tax abatement required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1329 (Anderson) - Melrose; refundable construction exemption provided for building materials, fire remediation grant availability extended, and money appropriated.
  • HF2120 (Lislegard) - State general tax modified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:25 HF1801 (Murphy) Proctor; refundable construction exemption provided for a public works facility.
09:08 HF1329 (Anderson) Melrose; refundable construction exemption provided for building materials, fire remediation grant availability extended, and money appropriated.
25:48 HF2120 (Lislegard) State general tax modified.
46:50 HF6 (Noor) PROMISE Act established, grant and loan program established for businesses affected by civil unrest, sales and use tax items exempted, property tax abatement required, and money appropriated.


I. HF 1801 (Murphy) Proctor; refundable construction exemption provided for a public works facility
II. HF 6 (Noor) PROMISE Act established, grant and loan program established for businesses affected by civil unrest, sales and use tax items exempted, property tax abatement required, and money appropriated
III. HF 1329 (Anderson) Melrose; refundable construction exemption provided for building materials, fire remediation grant availability extended, and money appropriated
IV. HF 2120 (Lislegard) State general tax 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. Written testimony is encouraged.

This remote 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.

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This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.