Representative Phil Krinkie, Chair of the Taxes Committee, called the thirteenth meeting to order at 10:24 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2005, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
KRINKIE, Phil, Chair KNOBLACH, Jim
SIMPSON, Dean, Vice Chair KOENEN, Lyle
ABRAMS, Ron KOHLS, Paul
ANDERSON, Irv LANNING, Morrie
ATKINS, Joe LENCZEWSKI, Ann
BERNARDY, Connie LESCH, John
BROD, Laura MARQUART, Paul
DAVIDS, Greg MULLERY, Joe
DAVNIE, Jim NELSON, Peter
DELAFOREST, Chris RUKAVINA, Tom
DILL, David SIEBEN, Katie
DORMAN, Dan VANDEVEER, Ray
JAROS, Mike WESTERBERG, Andy
HOWES, Larry ZELLERS, Kurt
Members Excused: ERHARDT, Ron
A quorum was present.
Chairman Krinkie asked the Growth and Justice League to make a presentation to the Committee describing their models and ideas for tax reform in Minnesota.
Joel Kramer, Growth and Justice League, Executive Director
Chairman Krinkie referred the following bills to the Property and Local Tax Division of the Tax Committee:
House Files: 873 Emmer, 890 Vandeveer, 911 Ellison, 972 Howes, 992 Vandeveer, 999 Bradley, 1001 Simpson, 1035 Abrams, 1037 Marquart, 1041 Lanning, 1066 Lenczewski, 1080 Eastlund, 1101 Newman, 1139 Thissen, 1146 P Nelson.
Rep. Simpson moved approval of the committee minutes for Tuesday, February 22, 2005.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.
REP. PHIL KRINKIE, CHAIR
Jeremy J Estenson
Committee Legislative Assistant