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Ways and Means

SEVENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 14, 2011

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

WAYS AND MEANS

MINUTES

Representative Downey, Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17 A.M. on March 14, 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
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:
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative McNamara moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on March 10, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Downey called a recess of the meeting at 10:20 A.M.

Representative Downey re-convened the meeting at 10:34 A.M.

Representative Holberg moved to approve the KN-RES01 resolution.

Representative Holberg offered the following oral amendment to the KN-RES01 resolution:

Page 1, line 11, insert ",000" after "$1,165,794"
Page 2, line 1, insert ",000" after "$443,658"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Rukavina moved the KN-RESA1 amendment and requested a roll call vote.




The following eighteen members voted Nay:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, BUESGENS, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HAMILTON, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, SMITH, WESTROM

The following eleven members voted Yea:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, EKEN, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, KAHN, LENCZEWSKI, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

Not present:
GREILING, HACKBARTH

On a vote of 11 Yeas and 18 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Rukavina moved the KN-RESA3 amendment and requested a roll call.

The following eighteen members voted Nay:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, BUESGENS, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HAMILTON, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, SMITH, WESTROM

The following eleven members voted Yea:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, KAHN, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

Not present:
HACKBARTH, LENCZEWSKI

On a vote of 11 Yeas and 18 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Eken moved the KN-RESA6 amendment.

Representative Holberg raised a point of order pursuant to rule 4.03.

Representative Downey ruled the KN-RESA6 amendment out of order.

Representative Eken appealed the ruling of the Chair and requested a roll call vote.

The vote was taken on the question "Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the Committee?"

The following ten members voted Nay:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, KAHN, PELOWSKI, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

The following eighteen members voted Yea:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, BUESGENS, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HAMILTON, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, SMITH, WESTROM

The following member abstained:
RUKAVINA

Not present:
HACKBARTH, LENCZEWSKI

On a vote of 18 Yeas and 10 Nays, THE RULING OF THE CHAIR WAS UPHELD.

Representative Holberg renewed her motion to approve the KN-RES01 resolution, as amended.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote.

The following thirteen members voted Nay:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, BUESGENS, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, KAHN, LENCZEWSKI, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

The following seventeen members voted Yea:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HAMILTON, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, SMITH, WESTROM

Not present:
HACKBARTH

On a vote of 17 Yeas and 13 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 A.M.




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REP. KEITH DOWNEY, VICE CHAIR



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Alex Smith
Committee Legislative Assistant
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