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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Twentieth Meeting

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 25, 2009

State of Minnesota Twentieth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Sixth Session

Energy Finance and Policy Division


Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the twentieth meeting to order at 2:56 PM on March 25, 2009 in the Basement hearing room of the State office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:


Hilty, Bill
Falk, Andrew
Westrom, Torrey
Anderson, Bruce
Atkins, Joe
Beard, Michael
Bly, David
Brynaert, Kathy
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hoppe, Joe
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Kulick Jackson, Gail
Magnus, Doug
Nornes, Bud
Obermueller, Mike
Persell, John
Sailer, Brita
Welti, Andy


A quorum was present.

Rep. Hackbarth moved approval of the minutes of March 23, 2009. The motion prevailed.

Rep. Hackbarth moved for reconsideration of HF1078 whereby HF1078 was recommended to pass. The motion prevailed.

Rep. Hackbarth moved the H1078A1 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was passed.

Rep. Hilty moved the H1078A2 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was passed.

Rep. Hilty renewed his motion that HF1078 as amended be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. The motion prevailed. The amendment was passed.

HF680 (Kalin) Federal stimulus funding allocated for energy programs.

Rep. Kalin moved that HF680 be recommended to pass and be returned to the Committee on Finance.

Testifying in favor of the bill.

Ms. Trudy Richter
Richardson, Richter & Associates, Inc
612-865-4895 (c) | 651-223-5229 (fax) |
trichter@rranow.com
477 Selby Ave, St. Paul, MN 55102 | 651-222-7227

Rep. Kalin moved the DE3 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Rep. Kalin moved the A11 amendment.

Rep. Kalin made the following oral amendment:

Line 3.22, after "renovations," insert "street lighting,"

The amendment was incorporated.

Members discussed the A11 amendment.

Rep. Kalin renewed his motion to adopt the H0680A11 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

3:59 PM

Rep. Westrom moved the H0680A12 amendment. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Rep. Obermueller moved the following oral amendment to the DE3 amendment.

Strike line 2.20

Rep. Kalin renewed his motion that HF680 be recommended to pass as amended and be returned to the Committee on Finance and allow staff to make technical changes as needed. The motion prevailed. The bill was passed.


4:15 - The meeting was adjourned.


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Representative Bill Hilty, Chair


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Committee Legislative Assistant
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07:05 - Gavel, and introductory remarks.
13:28 - Presentation on nuclear power issues.
28:38 - Testimony on nuclear power issues.
The meeting went in to recess.
Runs 1 hour, 56 minutes.


Discussion of nuclear power