STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
JOINT WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE AND SENATE FINANCE COMITTEES
Representative Knoblach, Chair, of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:13 P.M., on June 5, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
House Members present:
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, VC
Senate members present:
COHEN, Dick, Chair NIENOW, Sean
BONOFF, Terri PAPPAS, Sandy
CHAMPION, Bobby Jo SAXHAUG, Tom
FISCHBACH, Michelle SIEBEN, Katie
JOHNSON, Alice STUMPF, LeRoy
LIMMER, Warren TOMASSONI, David
LOUREY, Tony WESTROM, Torrey
NEWMAN, Scott WIGER, Charles
Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order at 3:13 P.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Knoblach began the meeting with introductions of the members.
Representative Knoblach stated that this was an informational meeting and no votes or amendments would be taken.
Senator Cohen bought the Supplemental K-12 Education Appropriations before the joint committee.
Testifying were: Representative Kresha, Senator Weiger, Bjorn Arneson, Senate Research and Jay Willms, Senate Fiscal Analyst.
Representative Knoblach bought the Capitol Investment appropriations before the joint committee.
Testifying were: Representative Torkelson, Senator Stumpf, Senator Jensen, Senator Pratt, Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Analyst, and Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner Department of Natural Resources, Lands Division, Mark Stoctman, Rann’s Environmental Service, Dr. Ames, College of Veterinary Science, University of Minnesota and John Burns, Republic Services.
Senator Cohen bought the Supplemental Environmental Appropriations before the joint committee.
Testifying were: Representative McNamara, Senator Tomassoi, Senator John Marty, Representative Hansen, Eric Nauman, Senate Fiscal Staff, Commissioner John Stein, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Steve Morse, Executive Director, Minnesota Environmental Partnership, and Representative Hansen.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 P.M
Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair
Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant