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Ways and Means

FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - May 08, 2006

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

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair, called the forty-eighth meeting to order at 3:42 p.m. on
Monday, May 8, 2006 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:

ANDERSON, Irv MARIANI, Carlos
DORMAN, Dan RUTH, Connie
KRINKIE, Phil WAGENIUS, Jean


Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 3:42 p.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Seifert moved that the minutes of May 3, 2006 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3697 Bradley Omnibus health and human services bill modifying programs and policy, amending the Women's Right to Know Act, prohibiting state funding for abortion, and appropriating money.

Representative Bradley moved that HF3697, first engrossment, be recommended to pass.

Representative Bradley and Kim Carolan, Health Care Policy Analyst, Minnesota Department of Human Services, testified on HF3697, first engrossment.

Representative Bradley moved the H3697DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bradley moved the H3697A47 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bradley moved that HF3697, first engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



HF2935 Bradley MinnesotaCare provider tax contingent reduction provided.

Representative Bradley moved that HF2935, first engrossment, be recommended to pass.

Representative Bradley testified on HF2935, first engrossment.

Representative Bradley renewed his motion that HF2935, first engrossment, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2890 Sykora Staggered terms of office for senators and staggered four-year terms of office for representatives provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Representative Sykora moved that HF2980, first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be sent to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration

Representative Sykora testified on HF2890.

Representative Sykora renewed her motion that HF2980, first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be sent to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:18 p.m.

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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant