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Ways and Means

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, April 28, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH 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 Thursday, April 28, 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)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BERNARDY, Connie
ECKLUND, Rob
HASSAN, Hodan
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARQUART, Paul
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:

HANSEN, Rick
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KRESHA, Ron
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
SCOTT, Peggy

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, April 27, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3845 (Hanson) Office of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson established.

Vice Chair Olson moved that HF 3845 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H3845A4 amendment. Representative Hanson explained the amendment.
Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion to adopt the H3845A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hanson presented HF 3845 as amended.

Testifying on HF 3845 as amended.
• Hoang Murphy, Founder and Executive Director, Foster Advocates

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion that HF 3845, 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
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Hassan
Johnson
Liebling
Lillie
Marquart
Miller
Nash
Nelson
O’Neill
Pelowski
Petersburg
Pinto
Schultz
Schomacker
Sundin

NAYS
Garofalo

EXCUSALS
Hansen
Hertaus
Hornstein
Kresha
Mariani
Noor
Scott

There being 21 ayes, 1 nay and 7 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3768 (Koegel) Transfer of structured settlement process and approval amended, and prohibited practice violation enforcement provided.

Vice Chair Olson moved that HF 3768 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H3768DE4 amendment.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H3768A1 amendment to the DE4 amendment. Representative Koegel explained the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Koegel explained the DE4 amendment as amended.

Testifying on the H3768DE4 as amended:
• Nicole Freeman, Government Relations Director, Office of the Secretary of State

Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion to adopt the H3768DE4 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Chair Moran temporarily laid over HF 3768 as amended.

HF 778 (Stephenson) Sports betting provided for and authorized, licenses established, local restrictions prohibited, sports betting taxation provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, amateur sports grants provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Olson moved that HF 778 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H0778A13 amendment. Representative Stephenson explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion to adopt the H0778A13 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Stephenson presented HF 778 as amended.

Representative Miller moved to adopt the H0778A11 amendment.

Following discussion, Representative Miller renewed the motion to adopt the H0778A11 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion that HF 778, 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
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Hassan
Lillie
Marquart
Nelson
Pinto
Schultz
Sundin

NAYS
Johnson
Miller
Nash
O’Neill
Pelowski
Petersburg
Schomacker

ABSTENTIONS
Liebling

EXCUSALS
Hansen
Hertaus
Hornstein
Kresha
Mariani
Noor
Scott

There being 14 ayes, 7 nays, 1 abstention and 7 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2767 (Stephenson) Omnibus Liquor Bill.

Vice Chair Olson moved that HF 2767 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H2767A13 amendment. Representative Stephenson explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion to adopt the H2767A13 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Stephenson presented HF 2767 as amended.

Representative Nash moved to adopt the H2767A15 amendment and explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Representative Nash renewed the motion to adopt the H2767A15 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nash moved to adopt the H2767A16 amendment and explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Representative Nash renewed the motion to adopt the H2767A16 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nash moved to adopt the H2767A17 amendment and explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Representative Nash renewed the motion to adopt the H2767A17 amendment and for nonpartisan staff be directed to make any technical corrections. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion that HF 2767, 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
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Liebling
Lillie
Marquart
Nash
Nelson
O’Neill
Pelowski
Petersburg
Pinto
Schultz
Sundin

NAYS
Johnson
Schomacker

EXCUSALS
Hansen
Hassan
Hertaus
Hornstein
Kresha
Mariani
Miller
Noor
Scott

There being 18 ayes, 2 nays and 9 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran brought HF 3768 as amended back before the committee.

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion that HF 3768, 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
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Johnson
Liebling
Lillie
Marquart
Nash
Nelson
O’Neill
Pelowski
Petersburg
Pinto
Schomacker
Schultz
Sundin

NAYS


EXCUSALS
Hansen
Hassan
Hertaus
Hornstein
Kresha
Mariani
Miller
Noor
Scott

There being 20 ayes, no nays and 9 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 10:33 A.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:
  • HF3845 (Hanson) - Office of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson and Board of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson established, and money appropriated.
  • HF778 (Stephenson) - Sports betting provided for and authorized, licenses established, local restrictions prohibited, sports betting taxation provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, amateur sports grants provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2767 (Stephenson) - Intoxicating liquor; various provisions modified regulating sale and production, various licensing provisions modified, liquor regulation advisory council established, malt beverage tax provided, direct shipments of wine provided, small brewer growler off-sale limits modified, local licenses authorized, and money appropriated.
  • HF3768 (Koegel) - Transfer of structured settlement payment rights process and approval amended, structured settlement purchase companies required to register and provide a surety bond, disclosures to payees required, certain practices prohibited, enforcement of prohibited practices and judicial sanctions authorized, judicial consideration of best interest factors required, attorney evaluator appointment authorized, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:17 - HF3845 (Hanson) Office of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson and Board of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson established, Office of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson and Board of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson funding provided, and money appropriated.
41:27 - HF3768 (Koegel) Transfer of structured settlement process and approval amended, and prohibited practice violation enforcement provided.
57:03 - HF778 (Stephenson) Sports betting provided for and authorized, licenses established, local restrictions prohibited, sports betting taxation provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, amateur sports grants provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
1:10:08 - HF2767 (Stephenson) Omnibus Liquor bill.
1:27:03 - Further consideration of HF3768 (Koegel) Transfer of structured settlement process and approval amended, and prohibited practice violation enforcement provided.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.


I. HF3845 (Hanson, J.) Office of the Foster Youth Ombudsperson established
II. BILL ADDED: HF3768 (Koegel) Transfer of structured settlement process and approval amended, and prohibited practice violation enforcement provided.
III. HF778 (Stephenson) – Sports betting provided for and authorized, licenses established, local restrictions prohibited, sports betting taxation provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, amateur sports grants provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
IV. HF2767 (Stephenson) Omnibus Liquor Bill

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 27, 2022.

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