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Tax committee strips tax measures from jobs and energy bill

The nearly 200-page omnibus job growth and energy affordability bill lost weight Wednesday.

Rep. Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington), the sponsor of HF843, successfully offered an author’s amendment to delete four provisions with tax implications from the bill. The House Taxes Committee adopted the amendment and, on a divided voice vote, sent the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee, where a hearing is set for Friday.

The provisions removed from the job growth and energy affordability omnibus bill are from:

The committee will retain the deleted provisions for possible inclusion in an omnibus tax bill.

The House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee approved the wide-ranging omnibus bill April 9 after three days of public testimony and debate among members.

The companion, SF804, sponsored by Sen. James Metzen (DFL-South St. Paul), awaits action by the Senate Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development Committee.


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