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Ways and Means

SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 01, 2011

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

WAYS AND MEANS

MINUTES

Representative Holberg, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:31 PM on February 1, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOLBERG, Mary Liz, Chair
DOWNEY, Keith, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Bruce
ANDERSON, Sarah
BEARD, Mike
BRYNAERT, Kathy
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe
CORNISH, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
EKEN, Kent
GAROFALO, Pat
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KAHN, Phyllis
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
WAGENIUS, Jean
WESTROM, Torrey

Three members were excused.
HAMILTON, Rod
HOWES, Larry
SMITH, Steve

A quorum was present at 4:32 P.M.

Representative Downey moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on January 24, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF55 (Hackbarth): Stream easement acquisition provisions modified; state park, state forest, and land exchange provisions modified; state parks and state forests added to and deleted from; and public and private sales, conveyances, and exchanges of state land authorized.

Representative Hackbarth moved HF 55 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hackbarth moved the H0055A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 55 as amended:

Kathy Lewis, Department of Natural Resources, Assistant Director, Lands and Minerals Division

Representative Hackbarth moved HF 55, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1 (Fabian): Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified.

Representative Holberg moved HF 1 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections.

Testifying on HF 1:

Representative Dan Fabian

Representative Holberg renewed her motion that HF 1 pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF79 (Davids): Dependent health care coverage to adult children through age 26 for tax year 2010 federal extension conformed.

Representative Davids moved HF 79 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Davids moved the H0079A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 79 as amended:

Joel Michael, House Research Department

Representative Davids moved HF 79, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:46 P.M.




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REP. MARY LIZ HOLBERG, CHAIR



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Alex Smith
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF55 (Hackbarth) - State lands; stream easement acquisition provisions modified; state park, state forest, and land exchange provisions modified; state parks and state forests added to and deleted from; and public and private sales, conveyances, and exchanges of state land authorized.
  • HF1 (Fabian) - Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified.
  • HF79 (Davids) - Internal Revenue Code changes conformed, and corporate refund delay requirement repealed.
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01:30 - Gavel.
02:54 - HF55 (Hackbarth) Stream easement acquisition provisions modified; state park, state forest, and land exchange provisions modified; state parks and state forests added to and deleted from; and public and private sales, conveyances, and exchanges of state land authorized.
14:14 - HF1 (Fabian) Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified.
1:00:05 - HF79 (Davids) Dependent health care coverage to adult children through age 26 for tax year 2010 federal extension conformed.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.