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State Government Finance

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 08, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Lanning, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:19 a.m. on March 8, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LANNING, Morrie, Chair
BENSON, Mike, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, BRUCE
BANAIAN, King
DOWNEY, Keith
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GREENE, Marion
GUNTHER, Bob
HAYDEN, Jeff
KAHN, Phyllis
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
All members were present.

A quorum was present.

Representative Leidiger moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 3, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Commissioner Jim Schowalter and Dennis Munkwitz, Chief Financial Officer, presented a budget overview of Minnesota Management and Budget.

Chair Lanning moved that HF 174, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Downey moved HF 191 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Committee omnibus bill.

Representative Downey moved the H0191A3 amendment to HF 191. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Jeff Gilmer, Senior Partner at Excipio Consulting testified on HF 191.

Richard Kolodziejski, Legislative Affairs Director for the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) testified on HF 191.

Chair Lanning laid over HF 191 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Committee omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:06 a.m.

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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR

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Johnna K. O'Neill
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF725 (Garofalo) - Tax incidence study requirements modified.
  • HF772 (Slawik) - Dependent care credit modified.
  • HF674 (Liebling) - Estimated tax threshold payment requirement increased.
  • HF573 (Quam) - Medicare and Medicaid medical device coverage provisions modified.
  • HF449 (Runbeck) - Contractor two percent withholding repealed.
  • HF665 (Hornstein) - Corporate franchise taxation; foreign source income preferences eliminated, subtraction for foreign royalties repealed, domestic corporation definition expanded to include certain foreign corporations incorporated in or doing business in tax havens, and foreign operating corporations repealed.
  • HF410 (Lohmer) - Social Security benefits income tax subtraction allowed.