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FORTY-FOURTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 27, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on, Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul, (Chair)
LISLEGARD, Dave (Vice-Chair)
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BRAND, Jeff
CARLSON, Andrew
CARLSON, Lyndon
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
GOMEZ, Aisha
LESCH, John
LIEN, Ben
MCDONALD, Joe
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

DAVIDS, Greg, Lead

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of February 25, 2020 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3561 (Fischer) Construction materials for public safety facilities tax exemption provided

Representative Xiong moved that HF 3561 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Marylee Abrams, Maplewood Mayor
Michael Mondor, Maplewood EMS
Melinda Coleman, Maple City Manager

Representative Xiong renewed his motion that HF 3561 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 3278 (L. Carlson) Tax exemption for certain construction materials provided

Representative Carlson, L. moved that HF 3278 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Anne Norris, Crystal City Manager
Stephanie Revering, Crystal Police Chief

Representative Carlson, L. renewed his motion that HF 3278 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 2955 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted from sales and use tax

Representative O’Neill moved that HF 2955 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

John Harnois, Buffalo Fire Department
Steve Downer, Buffalo City Council Member

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF 2955 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 3280 (Layman) Grand Rapids; fire station refundable construction exemption provided

Representative Fabian moved that HF 3280 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Tom Pagel, Grand Rapids City Administrator

Representative Fabian renewed his motion that HF 3280 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 3320 (Huot) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales exemption provided if conditions are met

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 3320 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony on HF 3320 and HF 3362:

Tracey Fiereck, Central Minnesota Research and Development Council

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 3320 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 3362 (Sandstede) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales tax exemption provided

Representative Erickson moved that HF 3362 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Erickson renewed her motion that HF 3362 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 2980 (Gruenhagen) Automated storage and retrieval equipment purchase sales tax exemption provided

Representative Petersburg moved that HF 2980 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Providing testimony:

Allen Smith
Joe Kreger, Green Isle Mayor

Representative Petersburg renewed his motion that HF 2980 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 A.M.






















Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3561 (Fischer) - Construction materials for public safety facilities tax exemption provided.
  • HF3278 (Carlson) - Tax exemption for certain construction materials provided.
  • HF2955 (O'Neill) - Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted from sales and use tax.
  • HF3280 (Layman) - Grand Rapids; fire station refundable construction exemption provided.
  • HF3320 (Huot) - Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales exemption provided if conditions are met.
  • HF3362 (Sandstede) - Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales tax exemption provided.
  • HF2980 (Gruenhagen) - Automated storage and retrieval equipment purchase sales tax exemption provided.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:31 - HF3561 (Fischer) Construction materials for public safety facilities tax exemption provided.
12:26 - HF3278 (Carlson, L.) Tax exemption for certain construction materials provided.
19:50 - HF2955 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted from sales and use tax.
28:29 - HF3280 (Layman) Grand Rapids; fire station refundable construction exemption provided.
32:52 - Discussion of HF3320 (Huot) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales exemption provided if conditions are met & HF3362 (Sandstede) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales tax exemption provided.
47:37 - HF2980 (Gruenhagen) Automated storage and retrieval equipment purchase sales tax exemption provided.
Runs 1 hour, 5 minutes.


I. HF 3561 (Fischer) Construction materials for public safety facilities tax exemption provided
II. HF 3278 (L. Carlson) Tax exemption for certain construction materials provided
III. HF 2955 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted from sales and use tax
IV. HF 3280 (Layman) Grand Rapids; fire station refundable construction exemption provided
V. HF 3320 (Huot) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales exemption provided if conditions are met
VI. HF 3362 (Sandstede) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales tax exemption provided
VII. HF 2980 (Gruenhagen) Automated storage and retrieval equipment purchase sales tax exemption provided