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Ways and Means

TWENTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - May 07, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 4:30 P.M. on Friday, May 7, 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
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HASSAN, Hodan
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
JOHNSON, Brian
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARIANI, Carlos
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members Excused:

BERNARDY, Connie
MARQUART, Paul
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Monday, April 26, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

BUDRES01-3 2021 Budget Resolution

Chair Moran moved the 2021 Budget Resolution, coded BUDRES01-3, before the committee.

Chair Moran moved to adopt the BUDRES01-3-A01 amendment.

Representative Albright requested a roll call vote on the BUDRES01-3-A01 amendment.

Representative Garofalo moved to adopt an oral amendment to the BUDRES01-3-A01 amendment as follows:

Page 1, line 4, delete “$52,601,053,000” and insert “$52,636,053,000”

Page 1, line 5, delete “$1,712,715,000” and insert “$1,677,715,000”

Representative Garofalo requested a roll call vote on the oral amendment. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

NAYS:

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

EXCUSED:

BERNARDY
MARQUART
NASH

By a vote of 10 AYES and 16 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Following discussion, Chair Moran renewed the motion to adopt the BUDRES01-3-A01 amendment. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

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

NAYS:

GAROFALO
ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

EXCUSED:

BERNARDY
MARQUART
NASH

By a vote of 16 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


HF600 (Winkler) Omnibus Cannabis Bill

Chair Moran moved that HF600 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Winkler gave an overview of HF600.

Chair Moran moved to adopt the H0600A42 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hertaus moved to adopt the H0600A41 amendment and requested a roll call vote. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

NAYS:

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

ABSTAIN:

GAROFALO

EXCUSED:

BERNARDY
MARQUART
NASH

By a vote of 9 AYES and 16 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Hertaus moved to adopt the H0600A43 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Liz Olson, Vice Chair of the Committee, assumed the gavel at 5:37 P.M.

Following discussion, Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF600, 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
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
NELSON
NOOR
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

ALBRIGHT
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
O’NEILL
PELOWSKI
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

EXCUSED:

BERNARDY
MARQUART
NASH

By a vote of 16 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Rena Moran, Chair of the Committee, assumed the gavel at 5:48 P.M.

The meeting adjourned at 5:49 P.M.


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Representative Rena Moran, Chair


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Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF600 (Winkler) - Omnibus cannabis bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:58 - Amendment to the House Budget Resolution for FY22-23.
45:51 - HF600 (Winkler) Omnibus cannabis bill.
Runs 1 hour, 19 minutes.


NOTE: Bills may be added

-Amendment to House Budget Resolution
-HF600 (Winkler) Omnibus cannabis bill



• 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.
• Written testimony may be submitted by email to chris.mccall@house.mn for distribution to the committee by 5:00PM on Thursday, May 6


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