STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION
Chair, Representative Jim Davnie
Representative Ben Lien, Vice Chair of Property and Local Tax Division, called the meeting to order at 4:03 P.M. February 26, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Lien, Vice Chair
A quorum was present 4:05 P.M.
Chair Lien moved HF 2.
Representative Davnie presented HF 2 (Davnie) Property tax refunds modified, homeowner homestead credit refund threshold percentage decreased, and rent percentage constituting property taxes increased.
Katherine Schill, from House Fiscal staff, gave an overview of the revenue and fiscal impacts of HF 2.
Representative Davnie moved the H0002A1
Representative Davnie withdrew the H0002A1 amendment.
Representative Davnie moved the H0002A2
Representative Davnie withdrew the H0002A2 amendment.
Representative Davnie moved the H0002A3
Representative Davnie withdrew the H0002A3 amendment.
The following people testified on HF 2:
Nan Madden, Director Minnesota Budget Project
Mayor Jim Hovland, Chair of the Municipal Legislative Commission
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association
Mark Havenman, Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence
Gayle Albee, resident of the city of Minneapolis
Matt Soucek, Project for Pride in Living
Jeff Van Wychen, Director of Tax Policy, Minnesota 2020
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities
Alexandra C. Fitzsimmons, Children's Defense Fund Minnesota
Beau Berentson, Association of Minnesota Counties
HF 2 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Property and Local Tax Division Report.
Representative Hertaus moved that the minutes from February 20, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:46 P.M.
Representative Ben Lien, Vice Chair
Tijuana Hawkins, Committee Legislative Assistant