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Ways and Means

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 13, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 8:00 A.M. on May 13, 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
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
KAHN, Phyllis
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
SMITH, Steve
WAGENIUS, Jean
WESTROM, Torrey
Excused:
ABELER, Jim
BEARD, Mike
HUNTLEY, Thomas
LENCZEWSKI, Ann


A quorum was not present.

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 8:04 A.M. A quorum was present.

HF104 (Smith): Department of corrections claim settlements provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Smith moved HF 104 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 104:

Craig Lindeke, Senior Assistant Revisor, Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Representative Smith moved the A11-0346 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF 104, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kiffmeyer moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on May 11, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF556 (Smith): Juvenile prostitutes in need of protection or services provisions amended, sexually exploited youth defined, prostitution crime penalty assessments increased, and distribution of the assessment amended; prostitution laws provisions clarified and recodified, and definitions modified; money appropriated to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model.

Representative Smith moved HF 556 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF988 (Smith): Public defender representation provision modified.

Representative Smith moved HF 988 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 988:

Rebecca Pirius, Researcher, Minnesota House of Representatives

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF 988 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1478 (Kiffmeyer): Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.

Representative Kiffmeyer moved HF 1478 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF250 (Anderson, B.): Claims against the state provisions changed and updated.

Representative Anderson, B. moved HF 250 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 250:

Craig Lindeke, Senior Assistant Revisor, Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Representative Kahn moved to orally amend HF 250 as follows:

Page 3, line 21, delete "$1,000" and insert "$1,250"
Page 4, line 1, delete "$1,000" and insert "$1,250"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Westrom moved to orally amend HF 250, as amended, as follows:

Page 4, line 11, delete "$10" and insert "$20"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anderson, B. renewed his motion that HF 250, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 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..
Bills Added:
  • HF104 (Smith) - Department of Corrections and Department of Revenue claim settlements provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF556 (Smith) - Juvenile prostitutes in need of protection or services provisions amended, sexually exploited youth defined, prostitution crime penalty assessments increased, and distribution of the assessment amended; prostitution laws provisions clarified and recodified, and definitions modified; and money appropriated to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model.
  • HF988 (Smith) - Public defender representation provision modified.
  • HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
  • HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
  • HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
  • HF250 (Anderson) - Claims against the state provisions changed and updated.
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03:16 - Gavel.
04:17 - HF104 (Smith) Department of corrections claim settlements provided, and money appropriated.
12:07 - HF556 (Smith) Juvenile prostitutes in need of protection or services provisions amended, sexually exploited youth defined, prostitution crime penalty assessments increased, and distribution of the assessment amended; prostitution laws provisions clarified and recodified, and definitions modified; money appropriated to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model.
14:31 - HF988 (Smith) Public defender representation provision modified.
21:18 - HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
23:10 - HF250 (Anderson) Claims against the state provisions changed and updated.
Runs 39 minutes.


Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn as soon as possible.