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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Twenty-Eighth Meeting

2009-2010 Regular Session - April 28, 2009

State of Minnesota Twenty-Eighth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Sixth Session

Joint Meeting of the House Energy Finance and Policy Division and the
Senate Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications Committee


Senator Yvonne Prettner Solon, Chair, called the meeting to order at 3:55 on April 28, 2009 in the room 123 of the Capitol.

The Clerk noted the roll.

House Members present:


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





Members excused:

Atkins, Joe

Members absent:

Gunther, Bob
Johnson, Sheldon





Senators present:

Prettner-Solon, Yvonne
Anderson, Ellen
Carlson, Jim
DAHLE, Kevin
Dibble, Scott
Doll, John, Sen.
Jungbauer, Michael
Olseen, Rick.
Rosen, Julie
Rummel, Sandy
Sheran, Kathy
Vandeveer, Ray
Senators absent:

Koch, Amy
Senjem, David
Sparks, Dan


A quorum was present.

Presentation on Cap and Trade:

Mr. KC Golden, Policy Director (Seattle)
Climate Solutions
kcgolden@climatesolutions.org
1402 Third Avenue, Suite 1305, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-443-9570
www.climatesolutions.org

Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord Update:

4:20 PM

Mr. Michael Robertson, for the MN Chamber of Commerce
Michael Robertson & Associates
651-337-1306 (w) |
mrobert388@aol.com
10629 Water Lilly Ter, St. Paul, MN 55129-8200

4:31 PM

Mr. Bill Grant, Associate Executive Director
Izaak Walton League of America - Midwest Office
651-649-1446 x 11 (w) | 651-649-1494 (fax) |
billgrant@iwla.org
1619 Dayton Ave, Suite 202, St. Paul, MN 55104
www.iwla.org

Report on Cap and Trade Governance Options:

6:10 PM

Mr. Steve Kelley, Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy
University of Minnesota - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
612-626-6629 (w) | 612-625-3513 (fax) |
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455 | 612-626-8910
www.hhh.umn.edu

Ms. Bonnie Keeler, Project Director
University of Minnesota - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
keele064@umn.edu

Ms. Linda Nguy, Master of Public Policy/Master of Business (Graduation: 5/2011)
University of Minnesota - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
916-833-5956 (c)
linda.nguy@gmail.com

Mr. Lucas Hollenkamp, M.Sc in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
University of Minnesota - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
612-418-3385 (c)
holle172@umn.edu

6.25 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..

Presentation on cap and trade
Report on cap and trade governance options