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Ways and Means

ELEVENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 30, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 10:30 A.M. on March 30, 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
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWES, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KAHN, Phyllis
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
SMITH, Steve
WESTROM, Torrey

Excused:
GAROFALO, Pat
GREILING, Mindy
PELOWSKI, Gene
WAGENIUS, Jean

A quorum was not present.

HF853 (Cornish): Omnibus public safety and crime prevention bill.

Testifying on HF 853:

Representative Tony Cornish
Gary Karger, Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 10:34 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lanning moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on March 30, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF958 (Limmer): Omnibus public safety appropriations for courts, public defenders, public safety, corrections, criminal justice agencies, boards and commissions; Faribault correctional facility easement acquisition.

Representative Holberg moved SF 958 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Holberg moved to delete the language in SF 958 and insert the language of HF 853 First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved the H0853A12 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF440 (Smith): Omnibus judiciary finance bill.

Testifying on HF 440:

Emily Adriaens, Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives

Representative Smith moved to insert the language of HF 440 First Engrossment in SF 958, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved SF 958, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote.

The following nine members voted Nay:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, CHAMPION, EKEN, HORNSTEIN, KAHN, LENCZEWSKI, RUKAVINA, SLAWIK

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

Not present:
HUNTLEY

On a vote of 18 Yeas and 9 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:39 A.M.




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REP. MARY LIZ HOLBERG, CHAIR



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Alex Smith
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF440 Omnibus judiciary finance bill
HF853 Omnibus public safety finance bill