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FORTY-THIRD MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - May 15, 2007

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

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Lyndon Carlson called the meeting to order at 2:37 P.M. on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy (Vice-Chair)
ATKINS, Joe
BROD, Laura
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DELAFOREST, Chris
DEMMER, Randy
DILL, David
ERHARDT, Ron
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
KOHLS, Paul
LANNING, Morrie
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
SOLBERG, Loren
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:

LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
THAO, Cy

A quorum was present.

Representative Jaros moved approval of the minutes of Friday, May 11, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Hilstrom moved approval of the minutes of Monday, May 14, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF2285 Sertich Natural resource and cultural heritage dedicated funding provided through increased sales tax revenue, funds established, Natural Heritage Enhancement Council created, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Representative Atkins moved HF2285, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Kohls moved the A07-0968 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL - THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative DeLaForest moved the A07-0978 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL - THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Simpson moved the A07-0977 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Zellers moved the A07-0976 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment.

Representative Zellers requested a roll call vote on the A07-0976 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment. The results were as follows:

AYE

BROD
DELAFOREST
DEMMER
ERHARDT
KOHLS
PAULSEN
SIMPSON
ZELLERS

NAY

ATKINS
CARLSON
DAVNIE
DILL
HILSTROM
JAROS
KOENEN
LANNING
MARQUART
MULLERY
RUKAVINA
SOLBERG
TILLBERRY
WOLLSCHLAGER

ABSENT

LENCZEWSKI
LESCH
LIEBLING
THAO

ON A VOTE OF 8 AYES AND 14 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL - THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Demmer moved the H2285A13 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment.

Representative Demmer requested a roll call vote on the H2285A13 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment. The results were as follows:

AYE

BROD
DELAFOREST
DEMMER
ERHARDT
KOHLS
PAULSEN
SIMPSON
ZELLERS

NAY

ATKINS
CARLSON
DAVNIE
DILL
HILSTROM
JAROS
KOENEN
LANNING
MARQUART
MULLERY
RUKAVINA
SOLBERG
TILLBERRY
WOLLSCHLAGER

ABSENT

LENCZEWSKI
LESCH
LIEBLING
THAO

ON A VOTE OF 8 AYES AND 14 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL - THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Solberg moved HF2285, First Engrossment, be laid on the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE BILL WAS LAID ON THE TABLE.

The committee recessed at 3:01 PM.

The committee adjourned at 3:27 P.M.


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair



Jamie Becker-Finn, Committee Legislative Assistant
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