STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM on April 26, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DAVIDS, Greg, Chair
LOON, Jenifer, Vice Chair
CARLSON Sr., Lyndon
All members were present.
A quorum was not present.
A quorum was present at 7:32 PM.
Representative Carlson moved to approve the minutes dated April 13, 2011. Motion prevailed: Minutes were approved.
Representative Paymar moved HF1231 pass and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Paymar presented HF1231 to the committee.
Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal Staff
Allene Moesler, Member, League of Women Voters
Mary Larson, Citizen, Social Worker and American Federation of State, County, and
Municipal Employees (ASCFCE) employee
Susie Reed, Citizen
Emma Wright, Student, University of Minnesota Student
Rick Cardenas, Citizen
Nancy Marie Lund, Citizen
Jamie Platt, Citizen
Sue Watlov Philips, Founder, Elim Transitional Housing
Nell Hurley, Executive Director, MN Recovery Connection
Ben Kyriagis, Citizen
Robert Fischer, Citizen
Mikkel Beckmen, CEO of Non-Profit
Jamie Delton, Citizen
Dane Smith, President, Minnesota Growth & Justice
Donna Quinn, Member, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
John Thorson, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal
Jennifer Schaubach, Legislative Director, American Federation of Labor-Congress of
Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
Jim McDonough, Board of Directors President, Association of Minnesota Counties
Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, MetroCities
Gary Carlson, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, League of Minnesota Cities
Steve Peterson, Senior Policy Analyst, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Kate Johansen, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Association of REALTORS
Valerie Rolstad, Special Ed Paraprofessional, Fridley Citizen, Member of SEIU
Nan Madden, Director, Minnesota Business Project
Monica Nelson, Chair, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Brian Rusche, Executive Director, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Jen Oscarson, Housing Development Manager, CommonBond Communities
ThaoMee Xiong, Public Policy Specialist, Minnesota Coalition of Battered Women
Karen Eckman, Citizen
Jim Pennino, Citizen
Tom Hesse, Vice President of Government Affairs, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jill Larson, Job & Economy Policy Directory, Minnesota Business Partnerships
Mark TenEyck, Citizen
Wayne Cox, Minnesota Citizens for Tax Justice
Mary Albert, Citizen
Willy Snyder, Self
Christine Heckler, Citizen
Greg Bastien, Self
Committee went into recess at 9:35 PM
Committee returned to order at 9:46 PM
Representative Downey requested a roll call vote on HF1231.
Representative Paymar renewed his motion that HF1231 pass and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.
There being nineteen Ayes and nine Nays, the motion did not prevail.
AYES: CARLSON, DAVNIE, HORTMAN, LESCH, LOEFFLER, MARQUART, PAYMAR, RUKAVINA,
NAYS: DAVIDS, LOON, LENCZEWSKI, ANDERSON S, BILLS, BUESGENS, CRAWFORD, DOEPKE,
DOWNEY, DRAZKOWSKI, GAROFALO, GOTTWALT, KIFFMEYER, KNUTH, KOENEN, MACK,
MYHRA, RUNBECK, WARDLOW
The meeting was adjourned at 11:06 PM.
REP. GREG DAVIDS, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant