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Ways and Means

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - May 10, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH 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 8:10am on Thursday, May 10th, 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
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Erin
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Excused:
HILSTROM, Deb






Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of May 9, 2018 be approved
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF1180 to the General Register

HF1180 (Uglem) Hands free cell phone use while driving mandated.

Representative Knoblach moved the A18-07-0753 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Uglem presented HF1180

Testifying on HF1180:
Representative Frank Hornstein
Representative Jim Newberger
Col. Matt Langer, MN State Patrol
Greg Tikalski
Sylvie Tikalski
Brett Collier, RC Engineering

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF1180, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Torkelson moved to refer HF4437 to the General Register

HF4437 (Torkelson) State general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts allocated exclusively to fund roads, conforming and technical changes made, and constitutional amendment proposed

Representative Torkelson presented HF4437
Testifying on HF4437:
Jason George, International Union of Operating Engineers #49
Abbey Bryduck, Association of General Contractors
Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Commissioner

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion to refer HF4437 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Baker moved to refer HF1440 to the General Register

HF1440 (Baker) Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Advisory Council established, special revenue fund for opioid addiction prevention and treatment established, substance use disorder treatment provider requirements modified, reports required, and money appropriated

Representative Baker moved the A10 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Baker moved the DE6 amendment

Representative Knoblach moved to amend the DE6 amendment as follows: Page 19, line 26, delete and strike “percent” and insert “a percentage established by the commissioner, based on the available appropriation,” THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Baker renewed his motion to refer HF1440, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED




The meeting was adjourned at 10:00am.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant








More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1180 (Uglem) - Hands free cell phone use while driving mandated.
  • HF4437 (Torkelson) - State general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts allocated exclusively to fund roads, conforming and technical changes made, and constitutional amendment proposed.
  • HF1440 (Baker) - Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Advisory Council established; opioid addiction prevention and treatment account established; substance use disorder treatment provider requirements modified; opioid addiction prevention, education, research, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.
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00:38 - HF1180 (Uglem) Hands free cell phone use while driving mandated.
46:42 - HF4437 (Torkelson) State general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts allocated exclusively to fund roads, conforming and technical changes made, and constitutional amendment proposed.
1:24:01 - HF1440 (Baker) Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Advisory Council established, special revenue fund for opioid addiction prevention and treatment established, substance use disorder treatment provider requirements modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 46 minutes.