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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Twelfth Meeting

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 25, 2009

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

Energy Finance and Policy Division


Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the twelfth meeting to order at 2:57 PM on February 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
Brynaert, Kathy
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hoppe, Joe
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Kulick Jackson, Gail
Nornes, Bud
Obermueller, Mike
Persell, John
Sailer, Brita
Welti, Andy


Members excused:
Magnus, Doug
Bly, David

A quorum was present.

Rep. Brynaert moved approval of the minutes of February 23, 2009. The motion prevailed.

Rep Atkins moved HF480 to be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Hoppe moved the H0480A1 amendment

Rep. Rukavina explained the H0480A1 amendment. The motion prevailed the amendment was adopted.

3:11 PM
Mr. Gary Cerkvenik, Consultant
Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority
218-749-0520 (w) |
www.mtniron.com/Econ_Dev_Auth.php

Rep. Atkins renewed his motion that HF480 as amended be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. The motion prevailed. The bill was passed.

3:12 PM
Rep. Atkins moved HF894 be recommended to pass and be referred to Finance.

Rep. Atkins moved the H0894A4 amendment. The motion prevailed. The Amendment was adopted.

3:35 PM
Testifying in favor of the bill.

Mr. Terry Pickens, Director, Nuclear Regulatory Policy
Xcel Energy
612-330-1906 (w) | 651-261-4071 (c) |
terry.a.pickens@xcelenergy.com
414 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1993
www.xcelenergy.com

3:45 PM
Mayor John Howe
City of Red Wing
651-385-3610 (c) | 651-388-9608 (fax) |
John.Howe@ci.red-wing.mn.us
315 W 4th St, Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651-385-3610
www.red-wing.org

3:49 PM
Rep. Atkins renewed his motion that HF894 as amended be recommended to pass and be referred to Finance. The motion prevailed. The bill was passed.

3:50 PM - The meeting was adjourned.


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Representative Bill Hilty, Chair


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Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF480 (Rukavina) Mountain Iron economic development authority authorized to form a limited liability company.
HF894 (Atkins) Commerce commissioner required to collect and hold in escrow fees paid by Minnesota ratepayers for permanent repository for disposal of high-level radioactive waste.