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Ways and Means

FORTY-THIRD MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - April 24, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair, called the forty-second meeting to order at 6:10 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2006 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

KNOBLACH, Jim HUNTLEY, Thomas
DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Ro
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, Mary Liz
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
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
MARIANI, Carlos
OZMENT, Dennis

Representative Knoblach began the meeting at 6:10 p.m. A quorum was not present.

HF2480 Finstad (third engrossment) Baseball stadium financing, construction, and operation provided; Minnesota Ballpark Authority established; community ownership option provided; and Hennepin County sales tax authorized.

Representative Knoblach requested that Representative Finstad begin his testimony on HF2480, third engrossment.

Representative Knoblach called the meeting officially to order at 6:15 p.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Dorn moved that the minutes of April 18, 2006 and April 19, 2006 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF2480, third engrossment be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

Representative Finstad, Dr. Paul Wilson, Director of Tax Research, Minnesota Department of Revenue, Mike Opat , Commissioner, Hennepin County, Dave St. Peter, President, Minnesota Twins, Ralph Strangs, Attorney, Minnesota Twins, Jerry Bell, President, Twins Sports, Inc., Gener Renen, Director, Inter Government Relations, city of Minneapolis, Dave Lawos, Director, budget & finance, Hennepin County, Tom Goldston, Citizen, Pat Dalton, House Research, and Stephen Rosholt, Hennepin County, testified on HF2480, third engrossment.

Representative Krinkie moved that the Knoblach motion to send HF2480 to the General Register, be amended to send the bill to the committee on rules and Legislative Administration. On a voice vote THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Knoblach moved the H2480A87 amendment.

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend the H2480A87 amendment by:
P. 1, L.2, after “Page” insert “4”, after “line”, insert “21”
L.1.10 after “Page”, insert “13, L.28”
P.2, L.2.11, change, “no” to “nor”
P2, L. 2.19, after “Page”, insert, “P.14 L.7”, change “to” to “and”
P.2, L2.20, after “Page”, insert, “15, L.5”, delete, “6 and”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Kelliher orally moved to strike L 2.19 and L. 2.20. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Abrams moved to orally amend the H2480A7 amendment by:
P.2, L. 2.19, after “3”, delete “to”, insert, “and”
P.2., L.2.20, , delete “6 and” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abrams assumed the gavel at 7:47.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 7:51

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend the H2480 amendment by:
P.1, Line 1.8, delete “and city county”
L. 1.16 after “to” add,”and”, change “establish” to “establishes”

Representative Knoblach moved to withdraw the H2480A87 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Krinkie moved the H2480A83 amendment.
Representative Krinkie moved to orally amend the H2480A83 amendment by:
P. 1, L.1.2, after Page, insert, “12”, after line, insert, “20”
P.1, L.1.4 after Page, insert, “12”, after line, insert, ‘22”
On a voice vote, THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Krinkie requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows.


AYES NAYS ABSENT

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


On a vote of 15 AYES and 17 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Vandaveer moved the H2480A84 amendment.

Representative Vandaveer moved to orally amend the H2480A84 amendment by:
P.1, L.1.2, after “Page”, insert “6” after “line”, insert, ‘3’
P.1, L.1.6, after “Page” insert, “6” after “line”, insert,”4”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Solberg moved to orally amend the H2480A84 amendment by:
P.1, L.1.4, change, “three” to “one”, change, “years” to ‘year”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Clark moved to orally amend the H2480A84 amendment by:
P. 1, L.1.3, after official, insert “or their staff”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Vandaveer moved to orally amend the H2480A84 amendment by:
P.1, L., 1.4 strike, “three”, insert, “two”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Vandaveer moved that the H2480A84 amendment, as amended, be adopted. A division was called for and on a vote of 10 AYES and 21 NAYS. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved the H2480A88 amendment.

Representative Erhardt moved to divide the H2480A88 amendment by;
1st part, P. 1, L.1.1 and L.1.2,
2nd part, P.1, L. 1.3 thru l. 1.5

Representative Erhardt moved the first part of the H2480A88 amendment, L.1.1 and L. 1.2, THE FIRST PART OF THE H2480A2 AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman requested a roll call on the second part of the H2480A88 amendment, P., 1, L. 1.3 thru l. 1.5. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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


On a vote of 9 AYES and 26 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Carlson moved the HAD-704 amendment.

Representative Carlson moved to orally amend the HAD-704 amendment by:
L., 1.2, change “2”to “4” .

A division was requested and on a vote of 17 AYES to 15 NAYS THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend HF2480, third engrossment by:
P. 15, L. 14.16, change “13” to “14’THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Paymar moved the H2480A93 amendment.

Representative Krinkie requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows;

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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


On a vote of 11 AYES and 24 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Kelliher moved the A-H2480PD18 amendment,

Representative Abrams moved to orally amend the AH2480PD18 amendment by:
P.1, L.1.2, delete, “section 14 and insert”, and insert, “delete” L. 19.1 thru 19.3., L.19.4, delete “the jurisdiction”
P. 1, L., 1.8, delete, everything after the period thru line 1.10

A division was requested and on a vote of 19AYES and 15 NAYS THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.




Representative Kelliher moved that the A-H2480PD18 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Krinkie moved to reconsider the H2460A83 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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


On a vote of 16 AYES and 18 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Dorman moved the reconsideration of the adoption of the A-H2480PD18 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Abrams moved the reconsideration of the adoption of the A-H2480PD18 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Abrams withdrew his oral amendment to the A-H2480PD18 amendment.

A roll call was requested by Representative Dorman on the A-H2480PD18 amendment as originally presented.

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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

On a vote of 23 AYES and 8 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kelliher moved the H2480A97 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF2840, as amended, be recommended to pass.

Representative Krinkie requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows.

AYES NAYS ABSENT

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

On a vote of 18 AYES and 16 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:27 p.m.



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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant