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Ways and Means

THIRTY FOURTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - April 23, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FOURTH 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 6:30 P.M. on April 23, 2012, 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
GOTTWALT, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HAMILTON, Rod
HORNSTEIN, Frank
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:
HOWES, Larry

A quorum was not present.

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 6:31 P.M. A quorum was present.

SF1856 (Kriesel): Lawful gambling licensed organizations authority to contribute net profits to 501©(19) organizations.

Representative Holberg moved SF 1856 for consideration by the committee.

Testifying on SF 1856:

Representative John Kriesel
Tom Barrett, Minnesota Gambling Control Board
Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal Analyst

Representative Lanning moved the S1856DE3 Amendment.

Testifying on the S1856DE3 Amendment:

Representative Morrie Lanning
Mayor R.T. Ryback, City of Minneapolis
Craig Skiem, CSL International
Pat McCormack, House Research Analyst
Commissioner Myron Frans, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Ted Mondale, Chair, Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission
Joel Michael, House Research Analyst

Representative Downey assumed the gavel at 8:14 P.M.

Representative Holberg assumed the gavel at 8:24 P.M.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg called a recess of the meeting at 8:41 P.M.

Representative Holberg reconvened the meeting at 9:08 P.M.

Representative Kahn moved the S1856A12 Amendment.

Testifying on the S1856A12 Amendment:

Lester Bagley, Vice President of Public Affairs and Stadium Development, Minnesota Vikings

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Kahn moved the S1856A3 Amendment.

Representative Kahn incorporated the following oral amendment to the S1856A3 Amendment:

Page 1, line 1, after "the" delete "first unofficial engrossment" and insert "delete everything amendment"
Page 1, line 3, delete "37" and insert "83", delete "29" and insert "31"
Page 1, line 4, delete "2" and insert "8"

Representative Kahn moved the S1856A3 Amendment, as amended. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the S1856A17 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Champion moved the S1856A13 Amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved to orally amend the S1856DE3 Amendment, as amended, as follows:

Page 29, line 6, delete ", subdivisions 43 and 44"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Rukavina moved to orally amend the S1856DE3 Amendment, as amended, as follows:

Page 20, lines 35 and 36, delete ", to the greatest extent possible, constructed of American-made steel." and insert "built with American-made steel that is made from Minnesota iron ore."

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Holberg renewed her motion that SF1856, as amended, be moved to the General Register without recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1485 (Kriesel): Lawful gambling tax rates modified; linked bingo, electronic pull-tabs, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; clarifying, conforming, and technical changes made; and money appropriated.

Representative Holberg moved HF 1485 for consideration by the committee.

Representative Holberg moved to insert the language of SF 1856, as amended, to HF 1485. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved HF 1485, as amended, be moved to the General Register without recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 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:
  • SF1856 (Kriesel) - Lawful gambling net profits contribution to 501(c)(19) organizations allowed by licensed organizations.
  • HF1485 (Lanning) - New National Football League stadium provided for in Minnesota; Minnesota Stadium Authority established; and Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue use, electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and revenue collection provided for; lawful gambling tax rates modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
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House TV Video:
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10:11 - Continued consideration of SF1856 (Kriesel) Lawful gambling net profits contribution to 501(c)(19) organizations allowed by licensed organizations (with delete-all amendment it becomes Viking stadium bill).
56:24 - HF1485 (Kriesel) Lawful gambling tax rates modified; linked bingo, electronic pull-tabs, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; clarifying, conforming, and technical changes made; and money appropriated.
Runs 48 minutes.


It is preferred that amendments be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 3:00 P.M. on Monday, April 23.

The general practice and past precedent of the Ways and Means Committee is that public testimony is not taken. Limited testimony may be considered at the discretion of the Chair.