STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15 a.m. on March 14, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DAVIDS, Greg, Chair
LOON, Jenifer, Vice Chair
CARLSON Sr., Lyndon
A quorum was not present.
Chair Davids recessed the committee at 10:15 A.M.
Chair Davids reconvened the committee at 10:23 A.M.
A quorum was present.
Representative Lesch moved to approve the minutes dated March 13, 2012. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Rep. Loon moved HF2280 to be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Tax bill.
HF2280 (Loon) Qualified brewer definition modified for tax credit purposes.
Ted Mardi, President, August Schell Brewing Company
Mark Strutrud, Founder and CEO, Summit Brewing Company
Joe Bagnoil, McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb Chtd, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association
Chair Davids laid over HF2280 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Tax bill.
Chair Davids moved HF2489 to be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Tax bill.
HF2489 (Davids) Tobacco taxation provisions modified, and definitions clarified.
Joel Michael, House Research
Tom Briant, Executive Director, Minnesota Wholesale Marketers Association, National Association of Tobacco Outlets
Lance Klatt, Minnesota Service Station Association
Channing Smith, Store Owner, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Tony Rammer, Wash-n-Fill Stores of Minnesota
Monte Williams, Shepherd Williams & Association LLC, Phillip Morris
Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs, ClearWay Minnesota
Susan Von Mosch, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Patrick Finnegan, Attorney, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Todd Long, Owner, Super Smokes
Jennifer Erickson, Employee, J & L Smokes, Cannon Falls, Minnesota
Chair Davids laid over HF2489 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Tax bill.
Chair Davids moved HF2337, as amended.
Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal
The meeting was adjourned at 11:48 A.M.
REP. GREG DAVIDS, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant