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Ways and Means

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 15, 2021

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Rena Moran, Chair of the Committee, called the remote Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 15, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services and Facebook Live.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MORAN, Rena (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BERNARDY, Connie
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HASSAN, Hodan
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
JOHNSON, Brian
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members Excused:

ALBRIGHT, Tony

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, April 14, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF707 (Morrison) Criminal sexual conduct provisions modified and clarified

Representative O’Neill moved that HF707 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Moller gave an overview of HF707.

Representative O’Neill moved to adopt the H0707A6 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Representative O’Neill renewed the motion that HF707, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
GAROFALO
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
JOHNSON
KRESHA
LIEBLING
MARIANI
MARQUART
MILLER
NASH
NELSON
NOOR
O’NEILL
PELOWSKI
PETERSBURG
PINTO
SCHOMACKER
SCHULTZ
SCOTT
SUNDIN

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
LILLIE

By a vote of 27 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF38 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account funding

Representative Pelowski moved HF38 before the committee.

Following discussion, Chair Moran laid over HF38 for further consideration.


HF1030 (Becker-Finn) Judiciary and Civil Law Omnibus

Representative Becker-Finn moved HF1030 before the committee.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the H1030A12 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the H1030A11 amendment. Representative Garofalo requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

GAROFALO
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

ABSTAIN:

LILLIE

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT

By a vote of 17 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Chair Moran laid over HF1030, as amended, for further consideration.


HF1078 (Mariani) Public Safety Omnibus

Representative Mariani moved that HF1078 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.


The committee recessed at 10:29 A.M.

The committee reconvened at 1:00 P.M.


Representative Mariani moved to adopt the H1078A44 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Marquart moved to adopt the H1078A46 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative O’Neill moved to adopt the H1078A47 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the H1078A49 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Representative Pelowski moved that the language contained in HF38 be incorporated into the Public Safety and Judiciary Omnibus (HF1078) as a separate article. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that the language contained in HF1030, as amended, be incorporated into the Public Safety and Judiciary Omnibus (HF1078) as separate articles. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mariani moved that the language contained in HF1078, as amended, be incorporated into the Public Safety and Judiciary Omnibus (HF1078) as separate articles. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mariani renewed the motion that HF1078, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register, and that nonpartisan staff be directed to make any technical corrections and amend the title. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
MILLER
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ

NAYS:

GAROFALO
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

ABSTAIN:

SUNDIN

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
ECKLUND
NELSON

By a vote of 16 AYES and 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2128 (Liebling) Health and Human Services Omnibus

Representative Liebling moved that HF2128 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Liebling moved to adopt the H2128DE2 amendment.

Representative Liebling moved to adopt the H2128A15 amendment to the H2128DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved to adopt the H2128A16 amendment to the H2128DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Representative Liebling renewed the motion to adopt the H2128DE2 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Liebling renewed the motion that HF2128, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register, and that nonpartisan staff be directed to make any technical corrections. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

GAROFALO
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
ECKLUND
HERTAUS
NELSON

By a vote of 16 AYES and 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 3:41 P.M.


_________________________________________

Representative Rena Moran, Chair


_________________________________________
Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF707 (Moller) - Criminal sexual conduct provisions modified and clarified, and new sexual extortion crime created.
  • HF1030 (Becker-Finn) - Omnibus judiciary finance bill.
  • HF1078 (Mariani) - Omnibus public safety bill.
  • HF2127 (Schultz) - Children and family services, community supports, direct care and treatment, and chemical and mental health services provisions modified; forecast adjustments made; reports required; money transferred; technical and conforming changes made; and money appropriated.
  • HF2128 (Liebling) - Omnibus health and human services policy and finance bill.
  • HF2230 (Pinto) - Child care assistance, child care licensing, health and human services policies, and early education program changes made; reports required; and money appropriated.
  • HF38 (Pelowski) - Disaster assistance contingency account funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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04:27 - HF707 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct provisions modified and clarified, and new sexual extortion crime created.
16:35 - HF38 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account funding provided, and money appropriated.
19:02 - HF1030 (Becker-Finn) Omnibus judiciary finance and civil law bill.
53:14 - HF1078 (Mariani) Omnibus public safety and criminal justice reform finance bill.
The committee recessed.


-HF707 (Moller) Sexual conduct crime updates and clarifications

-HF38 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account funding
-HF1030 (Becker-Finn) Judiciary and Civil Law omnibus
-HF1078 (Mariani) Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform omnibus
NOTE: The language from HF38 and HF1030 will be added by motion to HF1078 during the hearing.

-HF2230 (Pinto) – Early Childhood omnibus
-HF2127 (Schultz) – Human Services omnibus
-HF2128 (Liebling) – Health omnibus
NOTE: The DE2 Delete-Everything amendment to HF2128 (now posted) merges the language from the first engrossments of HF2128, HF2127, and Articles 1, 2, 3, and 6 of HF2230. All three bills will be discussed via the DE2 amendment.


• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on 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.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029