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TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - May 10, 2005

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair, called the twenty-sixth meeting to order at 8:23 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:



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

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



Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 8:23 am.

Representative McNamara moved that the minutes of May 5, 2005 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF785 (Krinkie) Omnibus tax bill.

Representative Krinkie, Representative Simpson, Dr. Paul Wilson, House Fiscal Staff,
Marie Zimmerman, House Fiscal Staff, Pat Dalton, House Research, Joel Michael, House Research, and Goff Bartsh, Director of Legislative Affairs, Health Partners, testified on HF785.

Representative Krinkie moved that HF785 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

Representative Krinkie moved the H0785A123 amendment.

Representative Solberg moved to orally amend the H0785A123 amendment by: L.16, change 20 to 10. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Solberg moved to orally amend the H0785A123 amendment by: P.1, L.19, delete 32 and insert, "the percentage owned by the single person or entity plus 20" THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Clark moved to orally amend the H0785A123 by: L.11, change has to must. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Clark moved to orally amend the H0785A123 by: L. 11, delete, "has received" has and insert "is entitled to receive" THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Krinkie moved that the H0785A123 amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abrams moved the H0785A115 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Seifert moved the H0785A131 amendment.

Representative Seifert moved to orally amend the H0785A131 by: P.1, L.23, change, 2007 to 2008. THE AMANEDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Abrams assumed the gavel at 9:50 am.

Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 9:57 am.

Representative Seifert moved to orally amend the H0785A131amendment by: Delete, L. 18 thru 23. THE AMANEDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Seifert moved that H0785A131, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Beard moved that the H0785A111 amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote. The roll call was withdrawn. A division was called for and on a vote of 18 NAYS AND 17 NAYS. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Beard moved that the H0785A116 amendment.

Representative Beard moved to orally amend the H0785A116 amendment by: L. 6, change 256 to 257. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Beard moved that the H0785A116 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach moved that the H0785A125 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abler moved the H0785A110 amendment.

Representative Seifert moved to orally amend the H0785A110 amendment by: Divide the amendment between L. 4 and L. 5. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Abeler moved to amend the H0785A110 amendment by: Delete, L.3 and 4. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Krinkie requested a roll call vote on the H0785A110 amendment, as amended. The results were as follows:



AYES

KNOBLACH, Jim
DEMPSEY, Jerry
ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Ron
ANDERSON, Irv
BEARD, Mike
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
GRIELING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
OTREMABA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

NAYS

BUESGUENS, Mark
HAMILTON, Rod
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
NORNES, Bud
SEIFERT, Marty
VANDAVEER, Ray

ABSENT

ERHARDT, Ron



On a vote of 29 AYES and 8 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Krinkie moved the H0785A108 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved the H0785A133 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved the H0785A124 amendment.

Representative Abrams assumed the gavel at 11:27 am.

Representative Knobalch assumed the gavel at 11:30 am.

Representative Ozment moved to orally amend the H0785A124 amendment by: P.2, L.20, after libraries; add, and regional history centers. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Knoblach moved the H0785A137 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment.

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend the H0785A137 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment by: Delete, L. 9 thru 13. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORTATED.

Representative Ozment moved to orally amend the H0785A124 amendment by: P.2, L.20, after libraries; add, and regional history centers. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Knoblach moved to orally amend the H0785A124 amendment by: P. 2, L. 34, add (3) and. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Dorn moved the H0785A136 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bradley moved the H0785A113 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment.

Representative Bradley moved to orally amend the H0785A113 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment by: P.1, L.1, delete, first, insert H0785A124, L.2, delete, endorsement and insert amendment, L. 3 delete 250 and insert 5, delete 29 and insert 36, L.4, delete 42 and insert 43. A division was called and on a vote of 10 AYES and 18 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved the H0785A134 amendment to the H0785A124 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Dorman moved that the H0785A124, as amended, be recommended to pass and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:


AYES NAYS ABSENT

KNOBLACH, Jim
DEMSPEY, Jerry
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Irv
BRADLEY, Fran
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
KELLIHER, Margaret
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
RUTH, Connie
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
WALKER, Neva

NAYS

ABRAMS, Ron
BEARD, Mike
BUESGUENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
GREILING, Mindy
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIEFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean

ABSENT

ERHARDT, Ron

On a vote of 18 AYES and 19 NAYS THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Otremba moved the H0785A118 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dempsey assumed the gavel at 1:40 pm.

Representative Rukavina moved the H0785A105 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES

ANDERSON, Irv
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
GREILING, Mindy
HAMLITON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim
DEMPSEY, Jerry
ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Rod
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUESGENS, Mark
GUNTHER, Bob
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OZMENT, Dennis
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
SYKORA, Barb
VANDAVEER, Ray

ABSENT
ERHARDT, Ron

On a vote of 18 AYES and19 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Knoblach assumed the gavel at 1:54 pm.

Representative Rukavina moved the H0785A119 amendment and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES

ANDERSON, Irv
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORN, John
GREILING, Mindy
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

NAYS

KNOBLACH, Jim
DEMPSEY, Jerry
ABELER, Jim
ABRAMS, Ron
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUSEGUENS, Mark
DORMAN, Dan
ERHARDT, Ron
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OZMENT, Dennis
RUTH, Connie
SMITH, Steve
SEIFERT, Marty
SYKORA, Barb
VANDAVEER, Ray


On a vote of 16 AYES and 22 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Smith moved to orally amend HF0785 by: P. 284, delete, section 12, P. 278, delete L., 28 thru 31, and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES

ANDERSON, Irv
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORN, John
GREILING, Karen
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

NAYS
KNOBLACH, Jim
DEMPSEY, Jerry
ABRAMS, Ron
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUSEGUENS, Mark
DORMAN, Dan
ERHARDT, Ron
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray

ABSENT
ABELER, Jim


On a vote of 18 AYES AND 19 NAYS THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Krinkie moved that HF875, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED

The meeting was adjourned at 2:42 pm.




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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant