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Ways and Means

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 02, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair, called the thirty-first meeting to order at 3:36 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2006 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair KELLIHER, Margaret
DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair KLINZING, Karen

ABRAMS, Ron
ABELER, Jim
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORN, John
ERHARDT, Ron
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HOLBERG, MaryLiz
HUNTLEY, Thomas


KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva
Members excused:

ANDERSON, Irv
DORMAN, Dan
OZMENT, Dennis


3:36:59 PM Representative Knoblach called the thirty-first meeting to order. A quorum was present.

3:37:14 PM Representative Hamilton moved that the minutes of December 1, 2005 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3015 (Bradley) Pharmacy and pharmacy-related costs human services funding provided, and money appropriated.

3:38:08 PM Representative Bradley moved that HF3015, first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

3:38:19 PM Representative Bradley moved H3015DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

3:38:43 PM Representative Bradley testified on HF3015, first engrossment.

3:49:13 PM Representative Bradley moved that HF3015, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2623 (Dorman) Previous redevelopment account appropriation modified relating to the city of Mounds View, and Ramsey and Anoka counties.

3:49:23 PM Representative Knoblach moved that HF2623, first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be moved to the General Register.

Representative Bernardy and Tony Bennett, Commissioner, Ramsey County testified on HF2623, first engrossment.

3:52:08 PM Representative Knoblach renewed his motion that HF2623, first engrossment, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

3:52:48 PM Commissioner Peggy Ingison, Minnesota Department of Finance, Dr. Tom Stinson, State Economist, and Jim Scholwalter, State Budget Director, testified on the February forecast.

4:53:13 PM The meeting was adjourned.


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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant