STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION
Chair, Representative Jim Davnie
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of Property and Local Tax Division, called the meeting to order at 4 P.M. January 16, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Lien, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of January 15, 2013 be approved. The motion prevailed and the minutes were adopted.
Representative Torkelson asked Chair Davnie to clarify committee rule as it relates to what will be considered germane and how it will apply to committee hearings.
Chair Davnie advised that all amendments and debates should be germane to the Property and Local Tax Division. He further advised that he will rule on the issue based on what is allowed under Mason's Rules.
Representative Garofalo and Representative Runbeck offered advice on the issue as well.
Steve Hinze, Joel Michael and Pat Dalton, from the House Research Department, and Katherine Schill, from the House Fiscal Analysis Department, continued the Overview of Property Taxes.
Questions by committee members were answered by the presenters over the course of the presentation.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:24 P.M.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Tijuana Hawkins, Committee Legislative Assistant