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Ways and Means

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - May 02, 2005

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Ron Abrams called the twentieth-third meeting at 7:07 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2005 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:



DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair KELLIHER, Margaret
ABRAMS, Ron
ABELER, Jim
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
HUNTLEY, Thomas
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 absent:

KNOBLACH, Jim

Representative Abrams called the meeting to order at 8:32 pm. A quorum was present.

Representative Erhardt moved that the minutes of April 27, 2005 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1420 (Ozment) Omnibus agriculture finance bill appropriating money for agricultural purposes; establishing and modifying certain programs; and providing regulation, accounts, assessments, and fees.

Representative Ozment moved that HF1420, third engrossment, be recommended to pass.

Representative Gunther, Jim Reinhold, House Fiscal Analyst, Greg Buzicki, Director of Egroaomy and Plant Production, MN Department of Agriculture, and Jim Boerboom, Deputy Commissioner, MN Department of Agriculture testified on HF1420, the third engrossment.

Representative Ozment moved the H1420A33 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hamilton moved the H1420A42 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Ozment moved the H1420A40 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.



Representative Ozment moved that HF1420, third engrossment, as amended, be adopted. THE
MOTION PREVAILED.

HF872 (Sykora) Omnibus education finance bill providing for early childhood, adult, family, and kindergarten through grade 12 education including general education, special programs, facilities and technology, and other funding; and appropriating money.

Representative Sykora moved that HF872, the second engrossment, be recommended to pass.

Representative Sykora, Greg Crowe, House Fiscal Staff, and Tim Strom, House Research, testified on HF872, the second engrossment.

Representative Sykora moved the H872A63 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Sykora moved the H872A104 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS LAID OVER.

Representative Sykora moved the H872A102 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Buesgens moved the H872A75 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hamilton moved the H872A61 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dempsey moved the H872A71 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Buesgens moved the H872A80 amendment,

Representative Buesgens moved to orally amend the H872A80 amendment by: L. 11, Delete consistent and add, in compliance. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Buesgens renewed his motion that the H872A80 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bradley moved the H872A77 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler moved the H872A107 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Sykora moved the H872A104 amendment.

Representative Sykora moved to amend the H872A104 amendment by a handwritten amendment labeled DESK 1. Representative Sykora moved the following oral meant to DESK 1: adjust the general educational appropriations accordingly. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved to amend the H872A104 amendment with a handwritten amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:



AYES NAYS ABSENT

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

KNOBLACH, Jim
HUNTLEY, Thomas
RUKAVINA, Tom

On a vote of 16 AYES and 19 NAYS THE AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Sykora moved that the H872A104 amendment, as amended, be adopted. A roll call was requested by Representative Clark. The results were as follows.

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

On a vote of 20 AYES and 16 NAYS the H872A104 THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Dorman moved the H872A97 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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

On a vote of 16 AYES and 20 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved the H872A87 amendment. On a division of 16 AYES to 20 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Greiling moved the A62 amendment. On a division THE AMENDMENT WAS
ADOPTED.

Representative Greiling moved the H872A99 amendment and requested a roll call. The vote was as follows:



AYES

NAYS

ABSENT

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

On a vote of 16 AYES and 20 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Sykora renewed her motion that HG872 be recommended to pass, as amended.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:57 p.m.



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Ron Abrams, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant