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State Government Finance

NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 01, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 8:18 a.m. on February 1, 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
KAHN, Phyllis
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
Representative Hayden was excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 26, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Dan Salamone, Acting Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Revenue presented an overview of the agency.

Department of Revenue staff Dan Ostdiek, Chief Financial Officer; Terri Steenblock, Assistant Commissioner for Individual Income Tax; and Greg Tschida, Chief Information Officer responded to Committee members' questions.

James Nobles, Legislative Auditor presented an overview of the Office of Legislative Auditor.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:03 a.m.


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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Johnna O’Neill
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Scott Hodge, President, Tax Foundation
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