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Ways and Means

TENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 28, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 7:16 P.M. on March 28, 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
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

A quorum was not present.

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 7:18 P.M. A quorum was present.

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

SF887 (Michel): Omnibus jobs and economic growth and development appropriations.

Representative Gunther moved SF 887 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Gunther moved to delete the language in SF 887 and insert the language of HF 1049 First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Downey assumed the gavel at 7:58 P.M.

Representative Downey temporarily laid over SF 887, as amended.

SF1016 (Magnus): Omnibus agriculture and rural economic development appropriations.

Representative Hamilton moved SF 1016 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Downey moved to reconsider the motion that SF 1016 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved to delete the language in SF 1016 and insert the language of HF 1039 First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg assumed the gavel at 8:06 P.M.

Representative Hamilton offered the following oral amendment:

Delete Section 14

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Eken moved the H1039A8 Amendment.

Representative Eken offered the following oral amendment to the H1039A8 Amendment:

Page 1, Line 11, delete "$13,114,000" and insert "$113,353,000"
Page 1, Line 12, delete "$13,114,000" and insert "$113,353,000"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Eken moved the H1039A8 Amendment, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on SF 1016, as amended:

Dr. Heidi Kassenborg, Director, Dairy and Food Inspection Division, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Representative Downey renewed his motion that SF 1016, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Gunther moved SF 887, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:19 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..
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00:10 - Gavel.
00:24 - HF1049/SF887 (Gunther) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill (bill was laid over).
45:33 - HF1039/SF1016 (Hamilton) Omnibus Agriculture and Rural Development Finance bill.
1:00:06 - HF1049/SF887 (Gunther) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.


HF1049 Omnibus jobs and economic development bill
HF1039 Omnibus agriculture bill
Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 9 a.m. Monday.