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Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

25th MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 29, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA 25th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

PROPERTY TAX RELIEF AND LOCAL SALES TAX DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Division, Called meeting to order at 8:11 AM on Friday, February 29th, 2008 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

Committee Legislative Assistant Paul Cumings noted the roll.

Members of the Division Present:
MARQUART, Paul (Chair)
BROWN, Robin (Vice-Chair)
ANDERSON, Sarah
DEMMER, Randy
DITTRICH, Denise
ERHARDT, Ron
LANNING, Morrie (Lead GOP)
LOEFFLER, Diane
PAYMAR, Michael

Members of the Division Excused:
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MULLERY, Joe

A quorum was present.


Representative Demmer moved the approval of the Minutes for February 22, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.


HF 3336 (Drazkowski Homesteads owned by persons age 65 years or older taxable market value increased prohibited.

Representative Dittrich moved that HF3336 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax and Local Sales Tax Division Report.

Representative Drazkowski testified to his bill.

Representative Marquart, Chair of the Division, laid over HF3336 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.


Representative Marquart, Chair of the Division, turned over the chair to Representative Brown, Vice Chair of the Division, at 8:29 AM.


HF957 Zellers Homestead property tax maximum imposed for qualified homeowners age 65 and older.

Representative Brown moved that HF957 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax and Local Sales Tax Division Report.

Representative Zellers testified to his bill.

Representative Brown, Vice-Chair of the Division, laid over HF957 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.

HF2348 (Erhardt) Seasonal-recreational property tax refund provided.

Representative Erhardt moved that HF2348 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Property Tax and Local Sales Tax Division Report.

Representative Erhardt moved that the author's amendment labeled H2348A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS. THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Representative Erhardt testified to the bill. Jeff Forester, Executive Director of the Minnesota Seasonal Recreation Property Owners, testified in favor of the bill.

Representative Brown, Vice-Chair of the Division, laid over HF2348 for possible inclusion in the Property Tax Division Report.


Representative Brown, Vice-Chair of the Division, adjourned the meeting at 8:52 AM.



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Representative Paul Marquart, Chair



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Paul Cumings, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF50 (Thissen) First tier commercial-industrial property exempted from the state general tax.
HF957 (Zellers) Homestead property tax maximum imposed for qualified homeowners age 65 and older.
HF3336 (Drazkowski) Homesteads owned by persons age 65 years or older taxable market value increase prohibited.
HF2348 (Erhardt) Seasonal-recreational property tax refund provided

HF2412 (Brod) has been removed from agenda