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Ways and Means

THIRTY FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 12, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIRST 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 10:15am on Monday, March 12, 2018 in the Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:



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


Excused:
Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of March 8, 2018 be approved
MOTION PREVAILED.

The Committee received an overview of the tax conformity issue from Joel Michael and Sean Williams of the House Research Department.

The Committee received an overview of the pensions system from Susan Lenczewski and Rachel Barth of the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement.

Representative Knoblach recessed the committee at 11:50am to the call of the Chair.

Representative Knoblach reconvened the Ways and Means Committee at 5:00pm.

Representative Knoblach moved that HF3147 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Torkelson presented HF3147.

HF 3147 (Torkelson) Minnesota Licensing and Registration System development and implementation requirements established, report required, and money appropriated.

Rep. Torkelson moved the A10 Amendment and incorporated a modification as follows:

Page 2, line 21, delete "June 30" and insert "October 31"

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the A11 Amendment.

Legislative Auditor James Nobles testified on the A11 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved the DE5 Amendment.

Johanna Clyborne, Commissioner of Mn.It Services testified on the DE5 Amendment.

Representative Hornstein requested a roll call vote on the DE5 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES:
CARLSON, Lyndon
HAUSMAN, Alice
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
MURPHY, Erin
POPPE, Jeanne
WAGENIUS, Jean

NAYS:

KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
FABIAN, Dan
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HERTAUS, Jerry
LOON, Jenifer
MARQUART, Paul
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean


There being 8 ayes and 18 nays. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3147 to the General Register as amended.
Representative Knoblach requested a roll call vote on HF3147. The results are as follows:

AYES:

KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
FABIAN, Dan
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HERTAUS, Jerry
LOON, Jenifer
MARQUART, Paul
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean

NAYS:
CARLSON, Lyndon
HAUSMAN, Alice
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
MURPHY, Erin

There being 19 ayes and 6 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.








The meeting was adjourned at 6:22pm.





Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3147 (Torkelson) - Minnesota Licensing and Registration System development and implementation requirements established, report required, and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:33 - Overview of tax conformity issues.
- House Research.
52:10 - Overview of the Minnesota pension system.
- Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.


Overview of tax conformity issues, House Research will present

Overview of the Minnesota pension system, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement will present

The Committee will recess no later than 12:00 p.m. and reconvene after session to the call of the Chair to hear HF3147, pending re-referral