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SIXTY-FIFTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 22, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY-FIFTH 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 7:10 p.m. on March 22, 2012, in Room 5 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
GUNTHER, Bob
LEIDIGER, Ernie
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
Members excused:

GAUTHIER, Kerry
GREENE, Marion

A quorum was present.

Representative Lohmer moved that the minutes from morning meeting of March22, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2555 (Kiffmeyer) Sunset review changes implemented, agency requirements changed, posting required for felony or gross misdemeanor and malpractice settlements or judgments for a regulated practitioner, regulated practitioner information required, fund transfer prohibited, and money appropriated.

The committee resumed consideration of HF2555 from the previous committee meeting.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2555 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2555, as amended.
Representative Mary Kiffmeyer
Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor

Representative Winkler moved the H2555A11 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2555 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2269 (Lanning) Help America Vote Act funds determined and money appropriated.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF22609 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2269.
Beth Fraser, Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State

Representative Benson moved the H2269A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2269 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 7:39 p.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.


If not considered on Wednesday:
HF2072 (Davids) Taxation, spending, and incurring debt based on market value limits clarified, terms defined, technical and clarifying changes made, and obsolete provisions repealed.

HF2690 will be the Omnibus Technical Tax Bill. A delete all amendment will posted when available.