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Ways and Means

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 22, 2005

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the seventeenth meeting to order at 4:12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

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




Members excused:

ABRAMS, Ron MARANI, Carlos
DORMAN, Dan McNAMARA, Denny
ERHARDT, Ron RUKAVINA, Tom

4:12:06 PM Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order. A quorum was present.
4:12:13 PM Representative Seifert moved that the minutes of March 21, 2005 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF6 (Severson) Marriage defined as the union of one man and one woman, and constitutional amendment proposed.
4:12:28 PM Representative Knoblach moved that HF6, the first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Rules.
4:12:44 PM Representative Knoblach moved the A05-0313 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
4:13:51 PM Representative Severson testified on HF6.
4:33:08 PM Representative Greiling moved to amend the Knoblach motion to send HF6, the first engrossment, as amended, to Civil Law instead of the Committee on Rules.
4:36:50 PM Representative Vandeveer requested a roll call.
4:39:31 PM Representative Greiling moved to amend her motion to send HF6, the first engrossment, as amended, to Civil Law without recommendation. The roll call vote was as follows:


AYES
NAYS
ABSENT


ANDERSON, Irv CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORN, John GREILING, Mindy HILTY, Bill HOLBERG, MaryLiz
KELLIHER, Margaret LARSON, Dan
PAYMAR, Michael
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

KNOBLACH, Jim DEMPSEY, Jerry BEARD, Mike BUESGUENS, Mark
HAMLITON, Rod
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen OZMENT, Dennis RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SYKORA, Barb
VANDAVEER, Ray

ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Ron
BRADLEY, Fran
DORMAN, Dan
ERHARDT, Ron
GUNTHER, Bob
HUNTLEY, Thomas
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
RUKAVINA, Tom



On a vote of 14 AYES and 14 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF6, the first engrossment, as amended, be sent to the Committee on Rules. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
5:07:15 PM Meeting was adjourned.


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Jim Knoblach, Chair



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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant.