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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 05, 2008

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

GAME, FISH, & FORSTRY DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative David Dill, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:24 P.M. on Wednesday, March 5th, 2008, in Room 5 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.

Steve Hirsch, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, answered questions from the committee on the cormorant problem at Knife River.

HF 3550 (Hansen) Viral hemorrhagic septicemia control provided, and rulemaking authorized.

Representative Hansen moved HF 3550 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Representative Hansen moved and oral amendment to HF 3550 as follows:
On line 9.15 delete "84.03" and insert "84D.03"
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

People who testified on HF 3550:
Roy Johannes, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Ed Boggess, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Steve Puchtel

Representative Hansen renew his motion that HF 3550, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3547 (Dill) Game and fish fund report requirements modified, pheasant habitat improvement account disposition modified, wild turkey management account modified, hunting and fishing licensing and taking provisions modified, and rulemaking authorized.

Chair Dill moved to reconsider HF 3547.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill moved to reconsider the A08-1212 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hackbarth withdrew the A08-1212 amendment.

Representative Hackbarth moved the A08-1261 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


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Chair Dill moved that HF 3547 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 7:01 P.M.


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David Dill, Chair


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

HF3550 (Hansen) Viral hemorrhagic septicemia control provided, and rulemaking authorized
HF3547 (Dill) Game and fish fund report requirements modified, pheasant habitat improvement account disposition modified, wild turkey management account modified, hunting and fishing licensing and taking provisions modified, and rulemaking authorized (Needs a technical correction)
Knife River Cormorant discussion