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SIXTY-NINTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - April 29, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:22 A.M. on April 29, 2008 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
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
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
SOLBERG, Loren
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:

A quorum was present.

Before the committee was HF3149.

HF3149-Lenczewski-Omnibus Tax Bill.

The following people testified on HF3149: Tom Dimond; Jon Pratt, Minnesota Council of Non Profits; Mark Peterson, Executive Director, Lutheran Social Services; Jan Malcolm, CEO, Courage Center; Keith Carlson, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties; Jennifer O'Rourke, League of Minnesota Cities; Holly Thompson, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities; Stephen Baker, Ramsey County Assessor; Marlowe Hamerston, Chair, Tax Committee, Senior Federation; Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project; Joe Rheinberger, Tax Department, Xcel Energy; Bradley Peterson, Coalition of Utility Cities; Ron Soberg, Duluth School District; Myron White, Red Wing Port Authority; Deanna Kuennen, Director, Rice County Economic Development; Dan McElroy, Commissioner, Department of Employment and Economic Development; Susan Dioury, Minnesota Association of Realtors; Rosemary Lavin, Hennepin County Environmental Services; Dave Dederichs, Chamber of Commerce; Jack Horner, Minnesota Multi Housing Association; Ward Einess, Commissioner, Department of Revenue; Eric Willette, Department of Revenue; Dr. Paul Wilson, Department of Revenue; Pete Phillips, Councilmember, City of Wadena; Louis Jambois, Metro Cities; Craig Pagel, Iron Mining Association; Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal Staff; Katherine Schill, House Fiscal Staff.

Representative Lenczewski moved a recess to the call of the chair.

The committee reconvened at 6:27 P.M.

Representative Atkins moved the minutes from April 25, 2008 and April 28, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative Lenczewski moved HF3149 be recommended to pass.

Representative Lenczewski moved amendment A08-1657 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lenczewski moved amendment H3149A7 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kohls moved to orally amend H3149A7 as follows: page two, delete lines 10-30, 33-35; delete page three; page four delete lines one and two. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved amendment APD H3149A8 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch moved amendment H3149A15 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved to amend HF3149 by incorporating HF4022 as an amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Tillberry moved amendment H3149A9 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved amendment H3149A8 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kohls moved amendment H3149A13 (ATTACHED).

Representative Kohls moved to orally amend H3149A13 as follows: line 1.14, delete "2009 and"; line 1.15, delete "thereafter"; line 1.14 insert "2010" after the word "in"; line 2.21, delete "2009 and"; line 2.22, delete "thereafter"; line 2.21, insert "2010" after the word "in".

Representative Kohls requested a roll call on amendment H3149A13 as orally amended.

Members voting aye:

BROD, Laura
DELAFOREST, Chris
ERHARDT, Ron
KOHLS, Paul
PAULSEN, Erik
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members voting nay: LENCZEWSKI, Ann
ATKINS, Joe
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
LANNING, Morrie
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
SIMPSON, Dean
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy

Members excused from voting:

CARLSON, Lyndon
DILL, David
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED AS ORALLY AMENDED.

Representative Simpson moved amendment H3149A11(ATTACHED).

Representative Simpson requested a roll call on amendment H3149A11.

Members voting aye:

BROD, Laura
DEMMER, Randy
ERHARDT, Ron
KOHLS, Paul
LANNING, Morrie
SIMPSON, Dean
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members voting nay:

LENCZEWSKI, Ann
ATKINS, Joe
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DELAFOREST, Chris
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom

Members excused from voting:

DILL, David
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Brod moved amendment H3149A10 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call on HF3149.

Representative Lenczewski renewed her motion that HF3149 be recommended to pass as amended.

Members voting aye:

LENCZEWSKI, Ann
ATKINS, Joe
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DILL, David
HILSTROM, Debra
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
RUKAVINA, Tom
SOLBERG, Loren
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy

Members voting nay:

BROD, Laura
DELAFOREST, Chris
DEMMER, Randy
ERHARDT, Ron
KOHLS, Paul
LANNING, Morrie
SIMPSON, Dean
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused from voting:

PAULSEN, Erik

THE MOTION PREVAILED, HF3149 WAS PASSED AS AMENDED AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

The committee adjourned at 8:15 P.M


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair


Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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01:12 - Gavel, and public testimony on HF3149 (Lenczewski) Omnibus tax bill.
The committee went into recess.
Runs 5 hours, 18 minutes.


Omnibus tax bill

The committee will take public testimony, recess and return later in the day to mark up the bill.