State of Minnesota Thirty-Fourth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Sixth Session
Energy Finance and Policy Division
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the thirty-fourth meeting to order at 2:59 p.m. on February 22, 2010 in the Basement hearing room of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
Kulick Jackson, Gail
A quorum was present.
Rep. Johnson moved approval of the minutes of February 17, 2010. The motion prevailed. The minutes were adopted.
Rep. Hilty moved that HF2798 be recommended to pass and be returned to the Committee on Finance
Rep Atkins moved H2798A8
Rep Atkins incorporated the following oral amendment.
Line 1.24, after "the" insert "same annual"
Line 1.25, strike "per month"
Rep. Atkins explained the amendment.
Rep. Hilstrom spoke to the amendment.
Speaking against the amendment:
Mr. Christopher Clark, Managing Attorney
612-215-4593 (w) |
414 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1993
Rep. Atkins renewed his motion to adopt the A8 amendment.
Being in doubt of the results of a voice vote taken on the A8 amendment, the Chair called for a division. There being 9 ayes and 8 nays the motion prevailed the amendment was adopted.
Testifying against the bill:
Ms. Annette Henkel
Minnesota Utility Investors
651-227-7902 (w) | 612-720-7681 (c) |
400 Robert St N, #208, St. Paul, MN 55101 | 651-227-7902
Mr. Douglas Larson, Vice President of Regulatory Services
Dakota Electric Association
651-463-6258 (w) | 651-890-6258 (c) | 651-460-7564 (fax) |
4300 220th St W, Farmington, MN 55024-9583 | 800-874-3409
Testifying on the bill:
Ms. Pam Marshall
Energy CENTS Coalition
651-774-9010 (w) | 651-470-4500 (c) |
823 East 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106-5016 | 651-774-9010
Rep. Hilstrom spoke to the bill.
Rep. Falk spoke to the A2
Speaking against the A2 amendment:
Mr. George Koeck, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Otter Tail Corporation
701-451-6537 (w) | 701-200-9629 (c) | 701-232-4108 (fax) |
Suite 200, PO Box 9156, Fargo, ND 58106-9156 | 866-410-8780
Rep. Beard presented the handout "Flying Adventures."
Taking questions on the bill:
Mr. William Stamets, Assistant Attorney General
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
651-757-1343 (w) |
Bremer Tower, Suite 1100, 445 Minnesota St, St. Paul, MN 55101-2128
Rep Welti moved to delete Section 1 of the bill.
Being in doubt of the results of a voice vote taken on the Welti motion, the Chair called for a division. There being 14 nays the motion prevailed the amendment was adopted.
The Chair renewed his motion that HF2798 be recommended to pass as amended and be returned to the Committee on Finance.
The motion prevailed the bill as amended was passed.
The meeting was adjourned.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant