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Ways and Means

EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 20, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:20AM on Monday, February 20, 2017 in the Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
BAKER, Dave
CARLSON, Lyndon
CORNISH, Tony
DAVIDS, Greg
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
FABIAN, Dan
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HAUSMAN, Alice
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MARQUART, Paul
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Excused:
ANDERSON, Sarah
GAROFALO, Pat
MURPHY, Erin

Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 10:20AM a quorum was present.

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of February 15, 2017 be approved
MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved HF400 be sent to the General Register

HF400 (Ron Kresha) Vendor required to not engage in discrimination against Israel

Representative Kresha presented HF400
Barry Cohen, a St. Paul resident testified against HF400
Representative Hornstein offered the D3 Amendment
Representative Hornstein withdrew D3 Amendment

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF400 to the General Register
MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach introduced Jennifer Hassmer, Assistant Commissioner for the MN Department of Management and Budget

Jennifer Hassmer made a presentations on Debt Capacity Forecast and Minnesota’s use of Appropriation Bonds

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00PM



Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF400 (Kresha) - State contracts; vendor discrimination against Israel prohibited.
House TV Video:
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01:01 - HF400 (Kresha) Vendor required to not engage in discrimination against Israel.
50:46 - Minnesota Management and Budget presentations:.
- Debt Capacity Forecast.
- Minnesota’s use of appropriation bonds.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.


Minnesota Management & Budget presentations:
Debt Capacity Forecast;
Minnesota’s use of Appropriation Bonds.