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Ways and Means

FOURTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 08, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Rena Moran, Chair of the Committee, called the remote Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 8:30 A.M. on Monday, February 8, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services and Facebook Live.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MORAN, Rena (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BERNARDY, Connie
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HASSAN, Hodan
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
JOHNSON, Brian
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members Excused:

SCHOMACKER, Joe

A quorum was present.


Representative Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Monday, February 1, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF133 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF133 be recommended to be placed on the General Register

Representative Becker-Finn gave an overview of HF133.

Representative Becker-Finn renewed the motion that HF133 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
GAROFALO
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
JOHNSON
KRESHA
LIEBLING
MARIANI
MARQUART
MILLER
NASH
NELSON
NOOR
O’NEILL
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SCOTT
SUNDIN

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
LILLIE
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER

By a vote of 25 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF30 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated (LCCMR FY21 Recommendations).

Representative Hansen moved that HF30 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hansen gave an overview of HF30.

Representative Hansen moved the H0030A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen renewed the motion that HF30, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

GAROFALO
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCOTT

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
LILLIE
SCHOMACKER

By a vote of 17 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF91 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, cost-share program funding provided.

Representative Hansen moved that HF91 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hansen gave an overview of HF91.

Representative Hansen moved the H0091A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen renewed the motion that HF91, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
GAROFALO
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
JOHNSON
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
MILLER
NASH
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PETERSBURG
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SCOTT
SUNDIN

NAYS:

KRESHA

ABSENT/EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
SCHOMACKER

By a vote of 25 AYES and 1 NAY, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF445 (Mariani) State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for emergency response expenses.

Chair Moran announced that HF445 would be heard on an informational basis only and that no official action would be taken by the committee at this time.

Representative Mariani gave an overview of HF445 and answered member questions.

Testifying:
• John Harrington, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Representative Mariani explained the H0445A18 amendment.

Representative Johnson explained the H0445A17 amendment

Chair Moran laid over HF445 for future consideration.


The meeting adjourned at 10:33 A.M.


_________________________________________

Representative Rena Moran, Chair


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Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF30 (Hansen) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, and previous appropriations modified.
  • HF91 (Hansen) - Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriation canceled, cost-share program and environmental response cost funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF133 (Becker-Finn) - Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.
  • HF445 (Winkler) - State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies, model policy on law enforcement responses to public assemblies required, money transferred to SAFE account, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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05:01 - HF133 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.
10:17 - HF30 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, and previous appropriations modified.
27:55 - HF91 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.
36:28 - HF445 (Mariani) State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies, money transferred to SAFE account, and money appropriated.


**Bills may be added**

Note: HF445 added

HF445 (Mariani) State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for emergency response expenses
HF133 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized
HF30 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, and previous appropriations modified (LCCMR FY21 Recommendations)
HF91 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, cost-share program funding provided



• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029