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Minnesota Legislature

17TH MEETING - Finance

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA 17TH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Carlson, Chair of the Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at
10:34 A.M. on Monday, April 6, 2009, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Carlson, Lyndon, Chair
Benson, John, Vice Chair
Buesgens, Mark
Brod, Laura
Champion, Bobby Joe
Clark, Karen
Emmer, Tom
Garofalo, Patrick
Greiling, Mindy
Hackbarth, Tom
Hilty, Bill
Howes, Larry
Huntley, Thomas
Juhnke, Al
Kahn, Phyllis
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Knuth, Kate
Kohls, Paul
Lenczewski, Ann
Murphy, Mary
Paymar, Michael
Pelowski, Gene
Peppin, Joyce
Rukavina, Tom
Shimanski, Ron
Simon, Steve
Slawik, Nora
Smith, Steve
Solberg, Loren
Thissen, Paul
Wagenius, Jean
Winkler, Ryan

Member excused: Hausman


A quorum was present.

Rep. Greiling moved approval of the minutes of Tuesday, March 31, 2009. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Champion moved adoption of the Transportation Policy and Finance Division Report for HF1221, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Champion moved that HF1221, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means,

Rep. Champion moved to amend HF1221, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H1221A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Bunn presented HF1221, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (Bunn) Stillwater lift bridge endowment account established.

Chair Carlson moved to amend HF1221, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, as follows:

Page 1, line 17, delete "fund" and insert "account"
Page 2, line 14, delete "fund" and insert "account"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Todd Clarkowski, Minnesota Department of Transportation, (MnDOT) responded to questions regarding HF1221, First Committee Engrossment, as amended.

Bill Marx, Chief Fiscal Analyst, responded to questions regarding HF1221, First Committee Engrossment, as amended.

HF2221, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, was laid over.


Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF863, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved that HF863, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hilty moved to amend HF863, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0863A34). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved to amend HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H0863A29). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty and Bob Eleff, House Research, presented HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (Hilty) Excess energy savings carry forward allowed by power companies, and conservation improvement program study.

Rep. Wagenius moved to amend HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, as follows:

Page 11, line 19, delete everything after "(e)" and insert a semicolon

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Jeremy De Fiebre, State Energy Office, Minnesota Department of Commerce responded to questions regarding HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended.

Dan Pfeiffer, Government Affairs Manager, Xcel Energy, responded to questions regarding HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended

Rep. Hilty renewed the motion that HF863, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF 1754, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved that HF1754, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hilty moved to amend HF1754, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H1754A1).

Kathy Novak, House Research explained a technical amendment to Amendment H1754A1, as follows:

Page 1, delete line 13
Page 1, line 23, delete "21" and insert "22"

Rep. Hilty incorporated the technical amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Champion moved to amend HF1754, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, as follows:

Page 9, line 9, delete "outreach"
Page 9, line 11, delete ",subdivision 4"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENTWAS ADOPTED.




Rep. Hilty, Rep. Davnie, and Rep. Kalin presented HF1754, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (Hilty) Energy or commerce projects and activities funding provided, money appropriated, assessments, audits, insurance, public utilities, cooperative electric associations, and municipal power agencies provisions modified.

HF1754, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, was laid over.

Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF680, Fifth Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved that HF680, Fifth Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Kalin presented HF680, Fifth Committee Engrossment, as amended, (Kalin) Federal stimulus funding direction provided for energy programs.

Rep. Champion moved to amend HF680, Fifth Committee Engrossment, as follows:

Page 2, line 10, delete "outreach"
Page 2, line 11, delete ",subdivision 4 "

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved to amend HF680, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (See attached amendment H0680A14). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty renewed the motion that HF680, Fifth Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Clark moved adoption of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Policy and Finance Division Report for HF908, First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Clark moved that HF908, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Rep. Urdahl presented HF908, First Engrossment (Urdahl) Shared work plan provided relating to unemployment insurance.

Rep. Clark renewed the motion that HF908, First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Finance Committee bills were referred by memo on March 30, April 1, and April 2, 2009.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division.

HF Author Title
HF1367 Al Juhnke Minnesota Noxious Weed Law provisions modified, assistance fund and advisory committee established, grants provided.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Capital Investment Division.
HF Author Title
HF2211 John Persell Beltrami County; Jail energy-efficiency improvements funding provided, bonds issued, money appropriated.
HF2222 Greg Davids Caledonia; Trunk Highway 76 interchange funding provided, bonds issued, money appropriated.
HF2223 Greg Davids Caledonia; Sewer line design and construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2236 Tony Sertich Chisolm-Hibbing Airport improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Cultural & Outdoor Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF1939 Phyllis Kahn Hennepin County; Midtown Greenway trail wayfinding signage and kiosk funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2229 Mary Murphy Library funding provided from general fund, and money appropriated.
HF2241 Rick Hansen Environmentally responsible arts education projects funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2184 Marsha Swails South Washington County; ISDN 833 Center for the Arts grant funding provided, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Early Childhood Education Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF1543 Nora Slawik Family day care background checks required, and criminal history data access allowed.
HF2178 Sandra Peterson Quality rating and improvement system funding and education finance provisions provided, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
SF34 Jim Vickerman State trail established.
HF2212 Connie Doepke Three Rivers Park District; Dakota Rail Regional Trail grant funding provided, money appropriated.
HF2235 Karen Clark Drinking water source protection funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF458 Paul Thissen Consumer product development and regulation advisory council created, and comprehensive framework established for consumer products that protect, support, and enhance human health, the environment, and economic development, and appointments provided.
HF1238 David Dill Refund provisions modified, definitions modified, publication requirements modified, restrictions in migratory feeding and resting areas modified, local law exemptions provided, wild animal and fish taking, possession, and licensing requirements provided, and certain fees authorized.
HF1673 Jean Wagenius Conservation easement management account established, contributions required.
HF1674 Alice Hausman Disposition of receipts to the parks and trails fund provided, grant program established, money appropriated.
HF1958 Al Juhnke Water quality and water resource protection rulemaking moratorium provided, rulemaking authority modified, study required, Water Commission established, and money appropriated.
HF1967 Larry Haws Park and trails legacy grant program established, and appointments provided.
HF1972 Al Juhnke Horse trail pass requirements modified.
HF1991 Bev Scalze Coal tar prohibited, notification and planning required, and money appropriated.
HF2117 Phil Sterner Waste management reporting requirements modified.
HF2154 Brita Sailer Composting competitive grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF2175 Melissa Hortman Metro transit diesel bus idling reduction technology grant program established, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF120 Larry Hosch Health care cooperative arrangement oversight established, rural area health care service access increased, and money appropriated.
HF818 Debra Hilstrom Financial records disclosure in connection with financial exploitation investigations authorized, procedures for reporting and investigating maltreatment modified, duties of financial institutions in cases of financial exploitation specified, and penalties imposed.
HF961 Julie Bunn Physical activity costs allowed to be covered under home and community-based waivers.
HF1346 Jim Abeler Obstetric health care homes certification standards required, and coordination of obstetric services payments by the Health and Human Services Commissioners required.
HF1524 Andrew Falk MinnesotaCare; Supplemental hospital coverage authorized.
HF1659 Loren Solberg Human service authority established, county aid established, and workgroup created.
HF1703 Tom Huntley Health care eligibility provisions amended for medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, and general assistance medical care, and Drug Utilization Review Board established.
HF1783 Maria Ruud Medical assistance coverage eliminated for certain ineffective preventative services.
HF1865 Steve Gottwalt MinnesotaCare service provision modified, healthy Minnesota plan requirements established, and healthy Minnesota accounts established for MinnesotaCare enrollees.
HF1935 Erin Murphy MinnesotaCare and medical assistance consolidated, enrollment and eligibility procedures streamlined.
HF1988 Erin Murphy Managed care plan and county-based purchasing plan provider reimbursement rate information report required.
HF2076 Diane Loeffler Equal access and equitable funding health and human services reform created, and steering committee created.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF2214 Jim Abeler Facilitated postsecondary enrollment options pilot program established.
HF2225 Loren Solberg St. Paul; Hibbing; Grand Rapids; Progressive development and employment opportunities grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2036 Steve Gottwalt Commissioner of health required to convene an Alzheimer's disease working group, report required.
HF161 Paul Thissen Medical response unit reimbursement pilot program established, emergency medical services programs funded, and money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the K-12 Education Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2224 Paul Marquart School district authority modified to issue and sell certain general obligation bonds without voter approval, and levy authorized for certain other postemployment benefits.
HF2230 Mary Murphy Low referendum districts funding increased.
HF2239 Pat Garofalo General education revenue increased by $51 per pupil unit, state reimbursement increased for school lunch meals from 12 to 18 cents per meal, aid portion of integration revenue eliminated, school desegregation rule repealed, and money appropriated.
HF2210 Steve Smith Westonka; ISDN 277 energy efficiency funding provided, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby recalled from the K-12 Education Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2184 Marsha Swails South Washington County; ISDN 833 Center for the Arts grant funding provided, money appropriated.
HF2178 Sandra Peterson Quality rating and improvement system funding and education finance provisions provided, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Public Safety Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2226 Larry Haws Local government units encouraged to participate in inter-local service sharing agreements in the delivery of public safety services, and money appropriated.
HF600 Jeremy Kalin Controlled substance offense minimum fine disbursement authorized to juvenile substance abuse court programs.
HF1039 Steve Smith Provisions clarified for an inmate convicted for assaulting a correctional officer to serve sentence consecutive to the sentence for which they are imprisoned.
HF1442 Dave Olin Crime of fleeing a peace officer modified.
HF1827 Michael Paymar Judicial sanctions enforced, fines, fees, and surcharges included.
HF1962 Paul Kohls Juvenile petty offender parents allowed probation supervisory duties.
HF2063 Debra Hilstrom Commissioner of public safety required to present performance measures to the legislature.
HF2065 Debra Hilstrom Commissioner of corrections required to present performance measures to the legislature.
HF1378 Terry Morrow Local disaster assistance program and local disaster fund established, money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on State Government Finance.
HF Author Title
HF1940 Laura Brod Dependent returning from active military duty permitted to enroll as a dependent in the state employee group insurance program regardless of status as a full-time student.
HF2146 Gene Pelowski Minnesota Management and Budget oversight clarified, management analysis revolving fund established, and money appropriated.

As of Monday, March 30, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF2215 Jim Abeler Anoka County; Trunk Highway 47 maintenance authorized.
HF2216 Jim Abeler Anoka County; Local match to federal aid funding provided for adding a lane to a portion of Trunk Highway 10, money appropriated.
HF2220 Jim Abeler Commuter rail extension between Minneapolis and St. Paul feasibility study required.
HF1088 Marsha Swails Commercial driver's license record-keeping requirements conformed to federal regulations.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Capital Investment Division.
HF Author Title
HF2255 Diane Loeffler Minneapolis; Sheridan Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi River funding provided, bonds issued, money appropriated.
HF2264 John Persell Deer River; Regional community facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Capital Investment Division.
HF Author Title
HF1354 Karen Clark Nonprofit housing bonds authorized, money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Cultural & Outdoor Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2248 David Dill Environment and natural resources funding provided, money appropriated.
HF2260 Karen Clark East Phillips Cultural and Community Center funding provided for a cultural fitness and wellness center, and money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Early Childhood Education Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF2269 Nora Slawik Words Work grant provided for early childhood literacy, and money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2249 Bev Scalze Metropolitan regional parks funding provided, money appropriated.
HF2262 Diane Loeffler Forest protection funding provided for an invasive pest early detection system, and money appropriated.
HF2265 Larry Howes Mississippi Headwaters Board funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2268 Tim Mahoney Ramsey County; Chain of lakes master plan funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF250 Kate Knuth Children's health protected from toxic chemicals in products, disclosure required by manufacturers of children's products that contain chemicals of high concern, Pollution Control Agency authorized to designate priority chemicals and safer alternative replacement required, exemption process provided, clearinghouse participation authorized, and legislative reports required.
HF774 Kate Knuth Greenhouse gas emission registry provided.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2258 Paul Thissen Complementary and alternative medicine demonstration project implementation required to provide integrated services to state health care program enrollees with neck and back problems, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1728 Diane Loeffler Provisions amended for child care programs, program integrity, adult supports including general assistance medical care and group residential housing and Minnesota family investment program.
HF42 Paul Thissen Four-month waiting period waived for unemployed persons for MinnesotaCare, and money appropriated.
HF1817 Maria Ruud Basic health plan alternative established for families with children eligible for medical assistance.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF1332 John Benson Food shelves and food stamp outreach funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF2259 Greg Davids Spring Grove; Arts and education grant project provided, and money appropriated.
HF2266 Roger Reinert Lake Superior Center Authority abolished and all assets related transferred to the facilities and operations of the Lake Superior Center to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota.
HF2267 Roger Reinert Duluth; Great Lakes Aquarium grant provided to pay debt, and money appropriated.
HF2070 Joe Mullery Targeted neighborhood revitalization program modified, revolving fund created, and money appropriated.
HF1671 Lyndon Carlson Labor or employee organizations provisions modified.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2247 Debra Hilstrom Homelessness prevention and safer homes and neighborhoods accounts established, report required, money appropriated.
HF1354 Karen Clark Nonprofit housing bonds authorized, money appropriated.
HF1332 John Benson Food shelves and food stamp outreach funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the K-12 Education Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF981 David Bly Charter school provisions amended, New Schools Minnesota commission established, private nonprofit corporation authorized.
HF1240 Kent Eken Volunteer working group established on Native language revitalization and preservation, appointments provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1340 Carlos Mariani Teacher preparation program established, and resident teacher license for qualified nontraditional candidates created.
HF2051 Jerry Newton School integration revenue provisions modified.
HF1179 Carlos Mariani Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, technical corrections made.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Public Safety Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF1305 Tom Emmer Impaired driving civil sanction pretrial application eliminated, postconviction driver's license revocation periods restructured, misdemeanor impaired driving offense payable fine authorized, requirements established for abstinence and rehabilitation for multiple repeat offenders, and computer source code governing rules specified.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on State Government Finance.
HF Author Title
HF938 Roger Reinert State employees with disabled veteran status provided additional sick leave.

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF2252 Matt Dean Commissioner of transportation directed to construct paved apron at certain intersections.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Cultural & Outdoor Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2276 Tim Kelly Lake City; ISDN 813 funding provided for lighting and sound equipment, and money appropriated.
HF1967 Larry Haws Park and trails legacy grant program established, and appointments provided.
HF2272 Greg Davids Ground fuel storage grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF2096 Jeremy Kalin Minnesota Green Enterprise Authority created, and money appropriated.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF181 Paul Thissen MinnesotaCare eligibility provisions modified.
HF1276 Kim Norton County human services mandates modified.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF1194 Keith Downey Green job incentives provided, green job opportunity building zones provided, small business investment company and job growth investment tax credits provided, tax benefits allowed, conforming changes made, terms defined, and biomethane energy projects al
HF839 Al Juhnke Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory funding provided, money appropriated.
HF1447 Mary Ellen Otremba Veterinarian education loan forgiveness program established, and money appropriated.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
HF Author Title
HF1671 Lyndon Carlson Labor or employee organizations provisions modified.


As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF249 Paul Thissen Emeritus status requirements modified for licensed psychologists, inactive licensure status for licensed psychologists created, licensed psychologists authorized to provide a final determination not to certify, and licensed psychologist added to Health Care Reform Review Council.
HF250 Kate Knuth Children's health protected from toxic chemicals in products, disclosure required by manufacturers of children's products that contain chemicals of high concern, Pollution Control Agency authorized to designate priority chemicals and safer alternative replacement required, exemption process provided, clearinghouse participation authorized, and legislative reports required.
HF2271 Jim Abeler Health licensing boards funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the K-12 Education Finance Division.
HF Author Title
HF1856 Marsha Swails School districts authorized to report actual costs instead of allocated costs for contracted services, field trip costs clarified, resident district involvement broadened when a student is place in another district for care and treatment, maximum weight of type A-I school bus increased, and seat back and tailpipe equipment standards modified.

As of Thursday, April 2, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on State Government Finance.
HF Author Title
HF1218 Leon Lillie State labor contracts ratified.
HF2251 Loren Solberg Federal stimulus oversight funding allocated for certain state agencies, money appropriated.
HF1671 Lyndon Carlson Labor or employee organizations provisions modified.


The meeting was adjourned at 12:27 P.M.







Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF1221 (Bunn) - Stillwater lift bridge endowment account established.
  • HF863 (Hilty) - Renewable energy production incentive and initiative provisions added or modified including C-BED contracts, energy purchases, appraisal fees, conservation, utilities, rate options, solar energy, residential heating, biomethane purchases, Sustainable Building 2030, Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority, and various other provisions, and money appropriated.
  • HF1754 (Hilty) - Energy or commerce projects and activities funding provided; assessments, audits, insurance, public utilities, cooperative electric associations, and municipal power agencies provisions modified; and money appropriated.
  • HF680 (Kalin) - Federal stimulus funding direction provided for energy programs.
  • HF908 (Urdahl) - Shared work plan provided relating to unemployment insurance.
  • SF656 (Hilty) - Legislative Energy Commission directed to analyze state energy standards for certain appliances.
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01:23 - Gavel. 02:08 - HF1221 (Bunn) Stillwater lift bridge endowment account established. 19:05 - HF863 (Hilty) Excess energy savings carry forward allowed by power companies, and conservation improvement program study. 1:13:58 - HF1754 (Hilty) Energy or commerce projects and activities funding provided, money appropriated, assessments, audits, insurance, public utilities, cooperative electric associations, and municipal power agencies provisions modified. 1:39:41 - HF680 (Kalin) Federal stimulus funding direction provided for energy programs. 1:49:54 - HF908 (Urdahl) Shared work plan provided relating to unemployment insurance. Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.