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FORTY-FOURTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - May 16, 2007

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

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Lyndon Carlson called the meeting to order at 9:49 A.M. on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, in Room 118 of the State Capitol.

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
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
SOLBERG, Loren
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:

LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
PAULSEN, Erik

A quorum was present.

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 Solberg moved HF2285, First Engrossment, be taken off the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Solberg moved to reconsider the A07-0977 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment.

Representative Kohls requested a roll call vote on the motion to reconsider. The results were as follows:

AYE

ATKINS
CARLSON
DAVNIE
DILL
HILSTROM
JAROS
KOENEN
MARQUART
SOLBERG
THAO
TILLBERRY
WOLLSCHLAGER

NAY

BROD
DELAFOREST
DEMMER
ERHARDT
KOHLS
LANNING
RUKAVINA
SIMPSON
ZELLERS

ABSENT

LENCZEWSKI
LESCH
LIEBLING
MULLERY
PAULSEN

ON A VOTE OF 12 AYES AND 9 NAYS, THE MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE A07-0977 AMENDMENT PREVAILED.

Representative Simpson moved the A07-0977 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment.

Representative Kohls requested a roll call vote on the A07-0977 amendment to HF2285, First Engrossment.

Representative Erhardt moved to amend the A07-0977 amendment as follows:
Insert the word "gas"

Representative Erhardt withdrew the amendment to the A07-0977 amendment.

The results of the roll call vote on the A07-0977 amendment were as follows:

AYE

BROD
DELAFOREST
DEMMER
ERHARDT
KOENEN
KOHLS
LANNING
RUKAVINA
SIMPSON
ZELLERS

NAY

ATKINS
CARLSON
DAVNIE
DILL
HILSTROM
JAROS
MARQUART
SOLBERG
THAO
TILLBERRY
WOLLSCHLAGER

ABSENT

LENCZEWSKI
LESCH
LIEBLING
MULLERY
PAULSEN

ON A VOTE OF 10 AYES AND 11 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL - THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Solberg renewed his motion that HF2285, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative DeLaForest requested a roll call vote on HF2285, First Engrossment. The results were as follows:

AYE
ATKINS
CARLSON
DAVNIE
DILL
HILSTROM
JAROS
KOENEN
MARQUART
SOLBERG
THAO
TILLBERRY
WOLLSCHLAGER

NAY

BROD
DELAFOREST
DEMMER
ERHARDT
KOHLS
LANNING
MULLERY
RUKAVINA
SIMPSON
ZELLERS

ABSENT

LENCZEWSKI
LESCH
LIEBLING
PAULSEN

ON A VOTE OF 12 AYES AND 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED - THE BILL PASSED AND WAS RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

The committee adjourned at 10:18 A.M.


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair



Jamie Becker-Finn, Committee Legislative Assistant
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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.

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