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Ways and Means

FIFTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 01, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 5:01 P.M. on March 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
ANDERSON, Bruce
ANDERSON, Sarah
BEARD, Mike
BRYNAERT, Kathy
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe
DAVIDS, Greg
EKEN, Kent
GAROFALO, Pat
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWES, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KAHN, Phyllis
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
SMITH, Steve
WAGENIUS, Jean
WESTROM, Torrey

Excused:
ABELER, Jim

A quorum was present at 5:04 P.M.

Representative Nornes moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on February 21, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 576 (Kelly): Aid shift extended, and short-term borrowing repealed by modifying payment to districts.

Representative Holberg moved HF 576 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on the motion:

Representative Tim Kelly

Representative Holberg moved the H0576A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved HF 576, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 110 (Kahn): Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement membership increased.

Representative Kahn moved HF 110 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation of February 2011 Forecast:

Jim Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Tom Stinson, State Economist, Minnesota Management and Budget
Margaret Kelly, Acting State Budget Director, Minnesota Management and Budget

The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 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:
  • HF110 (Kahn) - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement membership increased.
  • HF576 (Kelly) - Short-term borrowing repealed by modifying payment to districts.
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00:18 - Gavel.
00:33 - HF576 (Kelly) Aid shift extended, and short-term borrowing repealed by modifying payment to districts.
04:55 - HF110 (Kahn) Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement membership increased.
09:39 - Overview of February Economic Forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter and State Economist Tom Stinson.
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Overview of February forecast by MMB Commissioner Jim Schowalter and State Economist Tom Stinson