STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY SIXTH-SESSION
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:41 A.M. on April 20, 2009 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
A quorum was present.
Representative Lenczewski moved HF2323 be recommended to pass and sent to the Committee on Ways and Means.
HF2323-Lenczewski- Omnibus tax bill.
Representative Lenczewski moved amendment A09-0462
. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Presenting HF2323 as amended by amendment A09-0462: Joel Michael, House Research; Nina Manzi, House Research; Pat Dalton, House Research; Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal Analysis; Katherine Schill, House Fiscal Analysis; Karen Baker, House Research; Steve Hinze, House Research
The committee recessed at 5:50 PM.
The committee reconvened at 6:47 PM.
Testifying on HF2323:Tom Briant, Minnesota Wholesale Marketers; Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business; Jamie Pfuhl, Minnesota Grocers Association; Tom May, Hennepin County Assessor; Josh Downham, Serve Minnesota; Tom Dybing, Houston County Assessor; Buzz Anderson, Minnesota Retailers Association; Thom Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union; Quinn Cheney, Policy Director, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Bill Barnhart, North Metro Mayors; Patricia Nauman, Metro Cities; Jack Horner, Minnesota Multi Housing Association; Steve Peterson, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities; Christine Burger, Minnesota Association of Realtors; Chris Galler, Minnesota Association of Realtors; Joe Bagnoli, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association; Frank Ball, Executive Director, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association; Allyson Hartle, Minnesota Wholesalers Association; Clint Kummor, Signature Flight Support; Joe Mathews, Association of Minnesota Counties; Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter County Association; Rob Vanasek, Minnesota Association of Townships; Tom Hesse, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce; Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership; Bryan Lake, Twin West Chamber; Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities; Scott McMahon, Minnesota Private Colleges; Robert Shepherd, US Smokeless Tobacco; Gary Botzek, Minnesota Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus ; Phil Griffin, Lifescience Alley; Rinal Ray, Tax Exemption Education Campaign Organizer, Minnesota Council of Non-Profits; Marcia Avner, Minnesota Council of Non-Profits; Nan Madden, Minnesota Budget Project; Greg Copeland, Citizen, Ramsey County; Phil Krinkie, Minnesota Taxpayers Association; Loren Laugtug, Ottertail Power Co.; Paul Wilson, Department of Revenue.
The committee adjourned at 8:57 P.M
Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair
Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant