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Ways and Means

THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 23, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SEVENTH 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 4:12pm on Monday, April 23, 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
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Excused:
MURPHY, Erin




Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 16, 2018 be approved
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Nornes moved to refer HF3638 to the General Register

HF3638 (Nornes) Omnibus higher education policy and finance bill.

Representative Knoblach moved the A10 amendment

Representative Knoblach incorporated a modification to the A10 amendment as follows:
Page 1, after line 1, insert: “Page 2 line 31, delete “5,500,000” and insert “5,000,000”
Page 1, line 4 delete “4,500,000” and insert “4,000,000”
Page 1, after line 8, insert: Page 3, after line 9 insert “Sec. 4. BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA” and in the third column insert “500,000 This is a onetime appropriation” THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Testifying on HF3638:
Larry Pogemiller, Commissioner, Office of Higher Education

Representative Knoblach moved to HF3638, as amended, be temporarily laid over for possible inclusion in HF4328 THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Loon moved to refer HF4328 to the General Register

HF4328 (Loon) Education Omnibus Bill, will be heard pending referral



Representative Loon presented HF4328
Testifying on HF4328:
Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education

Erica Mass, Director, Close Gaps by Five

Representative Knoblach moved the A29 amendment

Representative Knoblach incorporated a modification to the A29 amendment as follows:
Page 1, after line 1, insert: “Page 12, line 10, after the period insert “This is a onetime appropriation.”
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Marquart moved the A32 Amendment THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Marquart moved the A34 Amendment


Representative Marquart requested a roll call vote on the A34 amendment. The results are as follows:

AYES
CARLSON, Lyndon
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina


MARQUART, Paul
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
WAGENIUS, Jean


NAYS

KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
BAKER, Dave
DAVIDS, Greg
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
FABIAN, Dan

GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HERTAUS, Jerry
LOON, Jenifer
NORNES, Bud
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean


There being 8 ayes and 17 nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Knoblach moved that HF3638, as amended, be added as an amendment to HF4328, as amended THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED


Representative Loon renewed her motion to refer HF4328, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED




The meeting was adjourned at 6:08pm.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3638 (Nornes) - Omnibus higher education policy and finance bill.
  • HF4328 (Loon) - Omnibus education finance bill.
House TV Video:
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00:37 - Committee discussion of plans for House finance bills.
05;59 - HF3638 (Nornes) Omnibus Higher Education Finance bill.
12:35 - HF4328 (Loon) Omnibus Education Finance bill.
1:48:55 - Amending of HF3638 (Nornes) in to HF4328 (Loon).
Runs 1 hour, 56 minutes.