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Ways and Means


2013-2014 Regular Session - Monday, March 3, 2014




Representative Carlson, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:07 A.M. on Monday, March 3, 2014, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Carlson, Lyndon, Chair
Anzelc, Tom, Vice Chair
Abeler, Jim
Anderson, Sarah
Atkins, Joe
Beard, Michael
Brynaert, Kathy
Clark, Karen
Davids, Greg
Davnie, Jim
Dean, Matt
Dettmer, Bob
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hausman, Alice
Holberg, Mary Liz
Hornstein, Frank
Huntley, Thomas
Kahn, Phyllis
Lenczewski, Ann
Loon, Jenifer
Mahoney, Tim
Marquart, Paul
McNamara, Denny
Mullery, Joe
Nornes, Bud
Paymar, Michael
Pelowski, Gene
Poppe, Jeanne
Wagenius, Jean
Woodard, Kelby

Members excused: Hilstrom, Mariani, Simon

A quorum was present.

Rep. Holberg moved approval of the minutes of Tuesday, February 25, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

February Economic Forecast report was presented by Minnesota Management and Budget:

• Commissioner Jim Schowalter, Minnesota Management and Budget
• Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, Minnesota State Economist
• Assistant Commissioner Margaret Kelly, State Budget Director

Chair Carlson introduced Nicholas Harper, page for the Ways And Means Committee.

Chair Carlson recessed the meeting at 11:25 A.M.

Chair Carlson reconvened the meeting at 4:40 P.M.

Rep. Lenczewski moved that HF1777 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Lenczewski moved to amend HF1777. (See attached amendment H1777A11). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Lenczewski presented HF1777, as amended. (Lenczewski) Tax returns; sales and use; June accelerated tax payment repealed.

Rep. Lenczewski renewed the motion that HF1777, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:47 P.M.

Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair

Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1777 (Lenczewski) - Omnibus tax bill.
  • - 3/3/2014
  • - 3/3/2014
House TV Video:
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04:55 - Gavel.
06:42 - Minnesota Management & Budget report on February Economic Forecast.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.

House TV Video:
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07:48 - Gavel and consideration of HF1777 (Lenczewski) Tax returns; sales and use; June accelerated tax payment repealed.
Runs 7 minutes.

MMB report on February Economic Forecast
The committee will recess after the forecast and reconvene one hour after the House floor session to take up HF 1777.

Please check back at the committee page for amendments.