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Ways and Means

TWELFTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 07, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, began the twelfth meeting at 12:37 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2005 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Ron
ANDERSON, Irv
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
ERHARDT, Ron
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HOLBERG, MaryLiz
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
MARANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva




Members excused:

HUNTLEY, Thomas

12:37:56 PM Representative Knoblach began the meeting. A quorum was not present.

12:38:12 PM Jim Reinholtz, Fiscal Analyst, gave a presentation on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance.

12:52:06 PM Representative Knoblach officially convened the meeting. A quorum was present.

Representative Sykora moved that the minutes of March 1, 2005 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

1:19:27 PM Representative Knobalch moved that HF820, the first engrossment, be recommended to be referred to the committee on rules without further recommendation.

Representative Paulsen testified on HF820.

1:19:59 PM Knoblach moved the H0820A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

1:50:54 PM Representative Knoblach moved that HF820, the first engrossment, as amended, be referred to the Committee on Rules without further recommendation. On a division of 19-12 THE MOTION PREVAILED.


1:51:40 PM
Helen Roberts, House Fiscal Analyst, gave a presentation on State Government Finance.
2:08:49 PM John Walz, House Fiscal Staff, gave a presentation on Transportation Finance Basics.
2:22:47 PM The meeting was adorned.



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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant.