STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:41 P.M. on Monday, March 17th, 2008, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was not present.
Before the committee was HF3967. Ward Einess, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Revenue, testified on HF3967.
A quorum was present.
Representative Simpson moved HF3967 be recommended to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.
Representative Simpson moved amendment A08-1321
(ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED-THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
HF3967-Simpson-Various tax provisions modified; tax refund, withholding, and subtraction changes made; tax system and association created; adjustments provided, federal conforming changes made, and money appropriated.
Representative Zellers moved the minutes from February 26, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED-THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The following people testified in opposition to HF3967: Nan Madden, Director of the Minnesota Budget Project; Jessica Webster, Legal Aid; Bradley Peterson, Coalition of Utility Cities; Mara Humphrey, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Minnesota Credit Union Network; Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities; Louis Jambois, Executive Director of the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities; Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association; Joe Mathews, Association of Minnesota Counties; David Skilbred, Vice President of Government Relations at the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota; Steven Johnson, Government Relations Director at the Minnesota Bankers Association, & Robyn Rowen, Minnesota Insurance & Financial Services Council.
Representative Simpson renewed his motion that HF3967 be recommended to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.
The committee adjourned at 4:05 P.M.
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair
Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant