STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-THIRD SESSION
TAXES COMMITTEE MINUTES
Representative Aisha Gomez, Chair of the Committee on Taxes, called the meeting to order at 3:59 PM on March 30, 2023 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GOMEZ, Aisha, Chair
NORRIS, Matt, Vice Chair
DAVIDS, Greg, Minority Lead
A quorum was present.
Vice Chair Norris moved the minutes of March 23, 2023. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF100 (Stephenson) Omnibus cannabis bill.
Chair Gomez moved that HF100 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Chair Gomez moved the H0100A86 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lee moved to reconsider the motion for the H0100A86. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Gomez moved the H0100A86 amendment.
Chair Gomez offered an oral amendment to the H0100A86 amendment:
Page 25, line 26. Delete “(c)” and insert “(d)”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.
Chair Gomez moved the H0100A86 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Gomez moved the H0100A87 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Stephenson presented HF100, as amended.
Testifying on HF100, as amended:
• Matt Hilgart, Association of Minnesota Counties
• Alex Hassel, League of Minnesota Cities
• Skye Rossi, Partner, Greatest Hits Minnesota
• Ted Galaty, Owner/Operator, Willow’s Keep Farm
• Glenn McElfresh, Co-Founder, Plift Beverages
• Joanna Bayers, Legislative Director, Minnesota Department of Revenue
• Jim Jordan, Attorney, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Representative Robbins moved to table HF100, as amended.
Representative Robbins requested a roll call on the motion to table HF100, as amended.
The clerk took the roll on the motion to table HF100, as amended:
There being 8 ayes, 12 nays and 1 excused. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.
Chair Gomez renewed the motion that HF100, as amended, be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 5:21 PM.
Representative Aisha-Gomez, Chair
Lauren Sabes, Committee Legislative Assistant