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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

FIRST MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - January 22, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

GAME, FISH, & FORSTRY DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative David Dill, Chair, called the meeting to order at 4:02 P.M. on Monday, January 22nd, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DILL, David (Chair) McNAMARA, Denny
KNUTH, Kate (Vice-Chair) MOE, Frank
BIGHAM, Karla MORROW, Terry
CORNISH, Tony PETERSON, Aaron
HACKBARTH, Tom SIMPSON, Dean
HANSEN, Rick WAGENIUS, Jean
HOPPE, Joe


A quorum was present.

David Epperly & Bob Tomlinson, DNR, gave an overview of the DNR Forestry Division.

Dave Zumeta, Forest Resources Council, gave an overview of the Forest Resouces Council's annual report to the Governor & Legislature.

Scott Dane, Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers, gave a presentation to the committee.

Representative Moe assumed the gavel at 4:52 P.M.

Wayne Brandt, Minnesota Forest Industries & Minnesota Timber Producers Association, gave a presentation to the committee.

Chairman Dill assumed the gavel at 5:06 P.M.

Representative Moe assumed the gavel at 5:23 P.M.

Chairman Dill moved that HF 299 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Environment & Natural Resources Finance Division.

The following people testified on HF 299:

Chairman David Dill
Bob Meier, DNR
Scott Dane, Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers

Chairman Dill renewed his motion that HF 299 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Environment & Natural Resources Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:54 P.M.

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David Dill, Chair


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Andrew Duerr, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Forestry presentations
HFXXXX (Dill) Timber permit/contract relief