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TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 09, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 Friday, April 9, 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 April 8, 2021 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1065 (Davnie) Omnibus education finance bill

Representative Moran moved that HF 1065 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Presenting the bill:

Representative Jim Davnie
Emily Adriaens, House Fiscal Staff

Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 1065 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.

MEMBERS AYE NAY EXCUSED
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 8 1


On a vote of 12 AYES, 8 NAYS and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1312 (Davnie)General education aid clarified

Representative Marquart moved that HF 1312 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Davnie presented the bill.

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1312 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.


MEMBERS AYE NAY
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 9


On a vote of 12 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1313 (Davnie) Local optional revenue clarified, and obsolete language removed

Representative Marquart moved that HF 1313 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Davnie presented the bill.

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 1313 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.

MEMBERS AYE NAY
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 9


On a vote of 12 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1684 (Hornstein) Transportation omnibus policy and finance bill

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 1684 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Presenting the bill:

Representative Frank Hornstein
Andy Lee, House Fiscal Staff
Jared Swanson, House Research

Providing testimony:

Amber Backhaus, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 1684 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.


MEMBERS AYE NAY
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 9


On a vote of 12 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 9 (Greenman) Political contribution refund repealed and democracy dollar coupon program established

Representative Youakim moved that HF 9 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Greenman presented the bill.

Representative Youakim moved the H0009A16 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 9, as amended, be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.

MEMBERS AYE NAY
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 9


On a vote of 12 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 500 (Marquart) Local government debt financing modified

Representative Marquart moved that HF 500 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Marquart moved the H0500A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Marquart presented the bill.

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF 500, as amended, be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The clerk took the vote.

MEMBERS AYE NAY
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 18 3



On a vote of 18 AYES and 3 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:33 P.M.







Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1065 (Davnie) - Omnibus education finance bill.
  • HF1312 (Davnie) - General education aid clarified.
  • HF1313 (Davnie) - Local optional revenue clarified, and obsolete language removed.
  • HF1684 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
  • HF9 (Greenman) - Omnibus elections bill.
  • HF500 (Marquart) - Local government debt financing modified.
House TV Video:
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04:15 HF1065 (Davnie) Omnibus education finance bill (pending referral).
14:40 HF1312 (Davnie) General education aid clarified.
21:20 HF1313 (Davnie) Local optional revenue clarified, and obsolete language removed.
24:40 HF1684 (Hornstein) Omnibus transportation finance and policy bill (pending referral).
1:16:40 HF9 (Greenman) Voter registration related provisions modified; absentee voting provisions modified; system of early voting established; restriction on the number of voters an individual may assist on election day eliminated; voting instructions, sample ballots, and election judges required to be multilingual; standards governing access to Help America Vote Act funds modified; intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting regulated; campaign finance provisions modified; small donor political committees and funds regulated; small donor state match program established; Democracy Dollar coupon program established; candidate expenditures exempted; political contribution refund program repealed; campaign public subsidy program repealed; penalties provided; reports required; and money appropriated.
1:26:50 HF500 (Marquart) Local government debt financing modified.


I. HF 1065 pending referral (Davnie) Omnibus education finance bill
II. HF 1312 (Davnie) General education aid clarified
III. HF 1313 (Davnie) Local optional revenue clarified, and obsolete language removed
IV. HF 1684 pending referral (Hornstein) Transportation omnibus policy and finance bill
V. HF 9 (Greenman) Political contribution refund repealed and democracy dollar coupon program established
VI. HF 500 (Marquart) Local government debt financing 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. Testimony on HF 9 will be limited to the tax committee jurisdiction, only being allowed on the changes in Article 4 of the bill to the political contribution refund and its replacement. Public testimony will not be taken on HF 500 as that language is included in the proposed amendment to HF 991. If you wish to testify on HF 500, sign up to testify on Wednesday.

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