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Ways and Means

THIRTY THIRD MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 26, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY THIRD 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 26, 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



Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of March 19, 2018 be approved
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Committee received an overview of the Governor’s supplemental budget recommendations.

Testifying:
Myron Frans, Commissioner Minnesota Management and Budget.
Margaret Kelly, Budget Director, Minnesota Management and Budget.

Representative Knoblach recessed the committee at 12:00pm to the call of the Chair.

Representative Knoblach reconvened the Ways and Means Committee at 4:40pm.

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF2908 to the General Register

HF2908 (Wills) Rosemount; U.S. Highway 52 designated as Warrant Office Dennis A. Groth Memorial Bridge.

Representative Wills presented HF2908

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF2908 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3371 to the General Register

HF3371 (Fenton) Criminal penalties established for peace officers who have sexual relations with persons in custody.

Representative Fenton presented HF3371

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3371 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED



Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF2967 to the General Register

HF2967 (Lohmer) Collection of information on the connection between pornography and sex trafficking required, and authorized penalty assessment expanded to include additional crimes.

Representative Lohmer presented HF2967

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF2967 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3232 to the General Register

HF3232 (O'Neill) Solar energy incentive program modified.

Representative Knoblach moved to adopt the A18-0700 (O’Neill) amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative O’Neill presented HF3232
Testifying on HF3232:
Reid LaBeau, Attorney

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3232 as amended to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Hertaus moved to refer HF2739 to the General Register

HF2739 (Hertaus) Wayzata; U.S. Highway 12 designated as Officer Bill Mathews Memorial Highway.

Representative Hertaus presented HF2739

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion to refer HF2739 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

The Committee received an overview of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency:
Testifying:
Mary Tingerthal, Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency


The meeting was adjourned at 6:27pm.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2739 (Hertaus) - Wayzata; U.S. Highway 12 designated as Officer Bill Mathews Memorial Highway.
  • HF2908 (Wills) - Rosemount; U.S. Highway 52 designated as Warrant Officer Dennis A. Groth Memorial Bridge.
  • HF2967 (Lohmer) - Collection of information on the connection between pornography and sex trafficking required, and authorized penalty assessment expanded to include additional crimes.
  • HF3232 (O'Neill) - Solar energy incentive program modified.
  • HF3371 (Fenton) - Criminal penalties established for peace officers who have sexual relations with persons in custody.
Documents:
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02:09 - Discussion regarding governor's supplemental budget recommendations.
- Commissioner Myron Frans and Minnesota Management and Budget staff.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.


Discussion regarding Governor's supplemental budget recommendations (Commissioner Frans and MMB staff will appear before the committee);

Overview of Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Commissioner Tingerthal and MHFA staff will appear before the Committee);

It may be necessary to recess and reconvene after session to finish the agenda.