STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Dennis Ozment, Chair of the Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee called the forty-fifth meeting to order on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at
The Clerk noted the roll.
OZMENT, Dennis Chair JUHNKE, Al
DILL, David Vice Chair MAGNUS, Doug
CORNISH, Tony PENAS, Maxine
HACKBARTH, Tom PETERSON, Aaron.
HOPPE, Joe URDAHL, Dean
JOHNSON, Sheldon WAGENIUS, Jean
A quorum was present.
Representative Magnus moved to approve minutes of May 3, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 826 (Ozment) Clean Water Legacy Act established providing authority, direction, and funding to achieve and maintain water quality standards for surface waters in accordance with the federal Clean Water Act, and money appropriated.
Testifing on HF 826 were:
Representative Ray Cox, Room 413 Stat Office Building,
Judy Erickson, MN Soil & Water Conservation District,
Ron Harnack, Board of Soil and Water Resources,
Craig Johnson, League of Mn Cities,
Chris Radatz, Mn Farm Bureau,
Lisa Thorvig, Commissioner of Pollution Control Agency,
Terry Kuhlman, Public Facilities Authority,
Jerry Heil, Department of Agriculture,
Ag Resources Management & Development
Representative Ozment moved to amend HF826, with the unofficial engrossment labeled H0826UE-1. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Ozment discussed various funding options for HF 826, as amended, with Committee members.
The meeting adjourned at 11:47 a.m.
REP. DENNIS OZMENT
Committee Legislative Assistant