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SIXTY-SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 20, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Lanning, Chairman of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 a.m. on March 20, 2012, 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
GUNTHER, Bob
LEIDIGER, Ernie
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, RyanA quorum was present.

Member(s) excused:

GREENE, Marion
SLAWIK, Nora

Representative Leidiger moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 13, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2426 (Dettmer) Peace Officer's Memorial repair money appropriated

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2426 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2426.
Representative Bob Dettmer
Ed Reed, Board of Directors, Law Enforcement Memorial Association
Kevin Torgerson, Law Enforcement Memorial Association

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2426 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1821 (Dettmer) Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small businesses, and reporting requirements changed.

The committee heard testimony on HF1821.
Representative Bob Dettmer
Jerry Kyser, Military Action Group
Alex Tittle, Minnesota Department of Transportation

The committee postponed action on HF1821 until the next regularly scheduled committee meeting.

HF1607 (Woodard) State Patrol authorized to provide security and protection to certain government officials, and capitol complex security committee established.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF1607 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1607.
Representative Kelby Woodard

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF1607 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2875 (Kiel) Grant management provisions changed, and control and oversight changed for the film production jobs programs to the commissioner of administration.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2875 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Legacy Funding Division.

The committee heard testimony on HF2875.
Representative Dean Urdahl
Alyssa Haugen, Director of the Office of Grants Management, Department of Administration
Lucinda Winter, Executive Director of Minnesota Film and TV Board

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2875 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Legacy Funding Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2458 (Torkelson) Advisory inspection process created.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2458 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chairman Lanning moved to orally amend H2458A3: line 1.8: delete "impost" and insert "impose". THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved the H2458A3 amendment, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved the H2458A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved the H2458A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved to orally amend HF2458: after line 2.14 add a new line "(8) the workers compensation division at the Department of Labor and Industry." THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved to orally amend H2458A6: line 1.5 delete "or federal". THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Simon moved the H2458A6 amendment, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2458, as amended.
Representative Paul Torkelson
John Rajkowski, Department of Labor and Industry

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2458 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 9:41 a.m.

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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Peter Glessing
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2690 (Davids) - Individual income, corporate franchise, property, sales and use, and other taxes and tax-related provisions changed; supplemental targeting refund provided; city aid payments modified and cities exempted from 2011 aid payment penalties; technical, minor, and clarifying changes made in enterprise zone and economic development powers, and obsolete provisions eliminated; fund transfer required; and money appropriated.