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Ways and Means

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Monday, April 25, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Rena Moran, Chair of the Committee, called the hybrid Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, April 25, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted in Capitol Room 120 and over Zoom, and broadcast via House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MORAN, Rena (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
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:

GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Thursday, April 21, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF 4062 (Hansen) Omnibus environment policy and supplemental appropriations.

Representative Hansen moved that SF 4062 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hansen moved to delete the language in SF 4062 and insert the contents of the House companion, HF 4492 first engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Hansen moved to adopt the S4062A1 amendment and explained the amendment.

Representative Hansen renewed the motion to adopt the S4062A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen presented SF 4062 as amended.

Testifying on SF 4062:
• Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Resources
• Tom Johnson, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Representative Hansen renewed the motion to recommend that SF 4062, as amended, be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES
Moran
Olson
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Hansen
Hassan
Hornstein
Liebling
Lillie
Mariani
Marquart
Nelson
Noor
Pelowski
Pinto
Schultz
Sundin

NAYS
Albright
Johnson
Hertaus
Kresha
Miller
Nash
O’Neill
Petersburg
Schomacker
Scott

EXCUSALS
Garofalo

There being 18 ayes, 10 nays and 1 excusal, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3920 (Becker-Finn) State Board of Appellate Counsel for Parents established; fees modified; uncertified copies of instruments eliminated from civil or criminal proceedings; time limit modified for postconviction relief for petitioners with immigration consequences; and money appropriated for courts, State Guardian Ad Litem Board, Board of Public Defense, human rights, and State Board of Appellate Counsel for Parents.

Representative Becker-Finn moved HF 3920 before the committee.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the H3920A5 amendment and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the H3920A7 amendment and explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Becker-Finn presented HF 3920 as amended.

Following discussion, Chair Moran temporarily laid over HF 3920 as amended.

HF 4608 (Mariani) Omnibus public safety bill.

Representative Mariani moved that HF 4608 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Mariani presented HF 4608.

Representative Mariani moved to adopt the H4608A33 amendment and explained the amendment.

Representative Mariani renewed the motion to adopt the H4608A33 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Moran recessed the meeting at 10:48 A.M.

Chair Moran reconvened the meeting at 1:16 P.M.

Testifying on HF 4608:
• Drew Evans, Superintendent, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Following discussion, Representative Mariani moved that the language contained in HF 4608, as amended, be incorporated into the Judiciary Finance, Civil Law and Public Safety Omnibus as separate articles. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that the language contained in HF 3920, as amended, be incorporated into the Judiciary Finance, Civil Law and Public Safety Omnibus as separate articles. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Following discussion, Chair Mariani renewed the motion that HF 4608, 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
Ecklund
Hansen
Hassan
Hornstein
Liebling
Lillie
Mariani
Marquart
Nelson
Noor
Pelowski
Pinto
Schultz
Sundin

NAYS
Albright
Johnson
Hertaus
Kresha
Miller
O’Neill
Petersburg
Schomacker
Scott

EXCUSALS
Garofalo

ABSENT
Nash

There being 18 ayes, 9 nays, 1 excusal and 1 absent, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 1:44 P.M.


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Representative Rena Moran, Chair


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Anna Borgerding, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4492 (Hansen) - Omnibus environment, natural resources, and tourism bill.
  • HF3920 (Becker-Finn) - State Board of Appellate Counsel for Parents established; fees modified; uncertified copies of instruments eliminated from civil or criminal proceedings; time limit modified for postconviction relief for petitioners with immigration consequences; and money appropriated for courts, State Guardian Ad Litem Board, Board of Public Defense, human rights, and State Board of Appellate Counsel for Parents.
  • HF4608 (Mariani) - Omnibus public safety bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:34 - SF4062 (Hansen) Omnibus environment and natural resources supplemental finance and policy bill.
*SF4062 is the vehicle bill and a motion was made to insert the language of HF4492.
49:38 - HF3920 (Becker-Finn) Omnibus judiciary supplemental finance bill.
1:01:32 - HF4608 (Mariani) Omnibus public safety supplemental finance and policy bill.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.

House TV Video:
View Archive

00:08 - Further consideration of HF4608 (Mariani) Omnibus public safety supplemental finance and policy bill.
Runs 28 minutes.


I. *SF4062/HF4492 (Hansen, R) Supplemental Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus (*SF4062 will be the vehicle and a motion to insert the House language will be made.)

II. Judiciary Finance & Civil Law and Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Omnibus
-HF3920 (Becker-Finn) Supplemental Judiciary Finance and Civil Law
-HF4608 (Mariani) Supplemental Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform
NOTE: The language of HF3920 will be added to HF4608 during the hearing

Other bills may be added

This hybrid committee hearing will be held in-person in State Capitol Room 120 with remote participation from members and testifiers available. The capacity for State Capitol Room 120 is 60 audience seats, please plan accordingly.

AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Noon, April 22, 2022.

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

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This hybrid hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at nancy.conley@house.mn