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Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
8:30 AMLivestream YouTube


Present: Senator Julie A. Rosen - Chair, Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen - Vice Chair, Senator Michelle R. Benson, Senator Bobby Joe Champion, Senator Melisa Franzen, Senator Mark Johnson, Senator Susan Kent, Senator Mary Kiffmeyer, Senator John Marty, Senator Eric R. Pratt

Absent: No Members Absent

Senator Julie A. Rosen called the meeting to order at 8:31am.

S.F. 276: Senator Housley: Third-party programs and third-party testers to conduct behind-the-wheel road tests for class D drivers licenses; requirements and criteria specified; audits requirements; appeals of decisions made by commissioner of public safety authorization.

Senator Housley introduced SF 276.
Senator Kiffmeyer moved the A3 Amendment.
The A3 amendment was adopted.

Senator Ingebrigtsen moved that S.F. 276, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 1444: Senator Chamberlain: Professional educator licensing and standards board licensure extension.

Senator Chamberlain introduced SF 1444.
Senator Kiffmeyer moved the A1 Amendment.
Motion prevailed.

Senator Kiffmeyer moved that S.F. 1444, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 450: Senator Mathews: Pollution control agency motor vehicle emissions standards authority repeal.

Senator Mathews introduced SF 450.
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, was available for questions.
Roll call requested, roll call granted.
With there being 6 yeses and 4 noes, the bill passes.
Senators Rosen, Ingebrightsen, Benson, Johnson, Kiffmeyer, and Pratt voted yes.
Senators Marty, Champion, Franzen, and Kent voted no.

Senator Pratt moved that S.F. 450, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:06am.

Senator Julie A. Rosen, Chair
Ruth Gredvig, Legislative Assistant