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Ways and Means

TWENTY EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 29, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY EIGHTH 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 9:01 A.M. on March 29, 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
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.

SF288 (Kelly): Dental laboratories regulations.

Testifying on SF 288:

Representative Tim Kelly

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 9:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Abler moved SF 288 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Abeler moved the S0288A6 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abler moved the S0288A7 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler renewed his motion that SF 288, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2164 (McNamara): Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.

Representative McNamara moved HF 2164 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 2164:

Representative Denny McNamara

Representative McNamara moved the H2164A9 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Greiling moved to orally amend HF 2164, as amended, as follows:

Page 25, delete section 35, as amended

Representative Greiling requested a roll call vote on the oral amendment.

The following twenty three members voted Nay:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, CARLSON, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., BEARD, CHAMPION, DAVIDS, EKEN, GOTTWALT, GUNTHER, HACKBARTH, HAMILTON, HORNSTEIN, HOWES, KAHN, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, RUKAVINA, SMITH, WAGENIUS, WESTROM

The following four members voted Yea:
BRYNAERT, GREILING, LENCZEWSKI, SLAWIK

Not present:
ANDERSON, S., BUESGENS, GAROFALO, HUNTLEY, KIFFMEYER, PELOWSKI

On a vote of 4 yeas and 23 nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara renewed his motion that HF 2164, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1284 (Beard): Omnibus transportation policy bill.

Representative Beard moved HF 1284 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 1284:

Representative Mike Beard

Representative Beard moved the H1284A8 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Beard moved to orally amend HF 1284, as amended, as follows:

Page 42, delete section 52

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 1284, as amended:

Matt Burress, House Research Analyst

Representative Beard moved to orally amend HF 1284, as amended, as follows:

Page 10, delete section 14

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Beard renewed his motion that HF 1284, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Downey assumed the gavel at 9:50 A.M.

HF2958 (Holberg): Legislative Advisory Commission membership modified; Legislative Advisory Commission authorized to review federal money spending requests; authority limited; validation of appropriation bonds provided for; apprenticeship established; surcharge eliminated on special veteran's plates; and money appropriated for honor guards, soft body armor, and disaster deficiency.

Representative Holberg moved HF 2958 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 2958:

Representative Mary Liz Holberg

Representative Holberg moved the H2958A7 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved the H2958A4-1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved the H2958A5 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the H2958A1 Amendment.

Representative Carlson moved to orally amend the H2958A1 Amendment as follows:

Page 1, lines 7, 8, and 9, delete the new language
Page 1, line 11, re-insert the stricken "and"
Page 1, lines 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, delete the new language

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the H2958A1 Amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Downey moved the H2958A6 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg renewed her motion that HF 2958, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2909 (McElfatrick): Minnesota GI Bill program expanded to include apprenticeships and on-the-job training, compensation provided for honor guards at veteran funerals, and money appropriated.

HF 2909 was removed from the table.

Representative Holberg moved HF 2909, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 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:
  • SF288 (Kelly) - Dental laboratories regulated, and money appropriated.
  • HF2958 (Lanning) - Vikings stadium bill; National Football League stadium in Minnesota provided for; Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority established; Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue provided for; electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and collection of other revenues provided for; tax rates on lawful gambling modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
  • HF1284 (Beard) - Omnibus transportation policy bill.
  • HF2164 (McNamara) - Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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02:17 - Gavel, and consideration of SF288 (Kelly) Changing licensing provisions to practice social work; regulating dental laboratories.
06:43 - HF2164 (McNamara) Natural resources; various provisions modified, and money appropriated (Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Policy bill).
33:17 - HF1284 (Beard) Transportation and public safety policy provisions modified relating to bicycles and bikeways, highways, and bridges, motor vehicles, motor vehicle markings and equipment, traffic regulations, drive education, driver licensing, driver's license exemption, DWI violations, alternative financing for transportation projects, contracting requirements, bus operations, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, aeronautics and airports, and agency reporting; and money appropriated (2011 Omnibus Transportation Policy bill).
52:37 - HF2958 (Holberg) Federal funds spending requests consideration by the Legislative Advisory Commission required, and federal money spending authority without legislative review limited to emergency management purposes.
1:04:26 - HF2909 (McElfatrick) Minnesota GI Bill Program purposes expanded to include apprenticeships and on-the-job training.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.