STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
Representative Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:10am on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 in the Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of May 9, 2018 be approved
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF1180 to the General Register
HF1180 (Uglem) Hands free cell phone use while driving mandated.
Representative Knoblach moved the A18-07-0753 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Representative Uglem presented HF1180
Testifying on HF1180:
Representative Frank Hornstein
Representative Jim Newberger
Col. Matt Langer, MN State Patrol
Brett Collier, RC Engineering
Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF1180, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED
Representative Torkelson moved to refer HF4437 to the General Register
HF4437 (Torkelson) State general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts allocated exclusively to fund roads, conforming and technical changes made, and constitutional amendment proposed
Representative Torkelson presented HF4437
Testifying on HF4437:
Jason George, International Union of Operating Engineers #49
Abbey Bryduck, Association of General Contractors
Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Commissioner
Representative Torkelson renewed his motion to refer HF4437 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED
Representative Baker moved to refer HF1440 to the General Register
HF1440 (Baker) Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Advisory Council established, special revenue fund for opioid addiction prevention and treatment established, substance use disorder treatment provider requirements modified, reports required, and money appropriated
Representative Baker moved the A10 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Representative Baker moved the DE6 amendment
Representative Knoblach moved to amend the DE6 amendment as follows: Page 19, line 26, delete and strike “percent” and insert “a percentage established by the commissioner, based on the available appropriation,” THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Representative Baker renewed his motion to refer HF1440, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00am.
Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair
Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant