STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
Representative Carlson, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:05 P.M. on Friday, December 6, 2013, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Carlson, Lyndon, Chair
Holberg, Mary Liz
Members excused: Abeler, Anzelc, Atkins, Brynaert, Dean, Dettmer, Hilstrom, Hornstein, Kahn, Loon, Mariani, Marquart, McNamara, Mullery, Poppe, Wagenius
A quorum was present.
Presenting the November 2013 Economic Forecast:
Jim Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget
Matthew Schoeppner, Staff Economist, Minnesota Management and Budget
John Peloquin, Staff Economist, Minnesota Management and Budget
Rep. Davnie moved approval of the minutes of Tuesday, May 14, 2013 and Monday, September 9, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Bill Marx, Fiscal Analyst, responded to questions regarding the November 2013 Economic Forecast.
Doug Berg, Fiscal Analyst, responded to questions regarding the 2013 Medical Assistance Expansion budget of Health and Human Services.
Presenting Minnesota Management Budget Update on Statewide Budget Systems Development was Margaret Kelly, Assistant Commissioner, State Budget Director
Budget Planning and Analysis System
Fiscal Note Tracking System
Capital Budget System
Rep. Pelowski assumed chair at 3:12 P.M.
Chair Carlson resumed chair at 3:15 P.M.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:37 P.M.
Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair
Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant