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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

FIRST MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - January 26, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

MINUTES


Representative David Dill, Chair of the Chair of the Game, Fish and Forestry Division, called the meeting to order at 4:39 PM. On January 26, 2009, in the Basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Dill (Chair)
Sailer (Vice-Chair)
Falk
Hansen
Persell
Thao
Thissen
Cornish
Hackbarth
McNamara
Murdock


A quorum was present.

Chair Dill moved HF22 be held over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF22- Representative Juhnke
Anglers permitted to use two lines to take fish.

The following provided testimony on HF22:

Representative Juhnke, Chief Author
Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
John Underhill, Minnesota Muskie Alliance
Shawn Kellett, Muskies Incorporated
Charles Prokop, Director Minnesota Trout Association

Chair Dill renewed his motion that HF22 be held over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Chair Dill moved HF26 be held over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF26- Representative Juhnke
Fish spearing from a dark house allowed for nonresidents.

Chair Dill moved the H0026A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED

The following provided testimony on HF26:

Representative Juhnke, Chief Author
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources
Shawn Kellett, Muskies Incorporated
John Underhill, Minnesota Muskie Alliance
Vern Wagner, River Rate Bass Cub
Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed his motion that HF26 be held over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:09 PM





Representative David Dill, CHAIR




Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF22 (Juhnke) - Anglers permitted to use two lines to take fish.
  • HF26 (Juhnke) - Fish spearing from a dark house allowed for nonresidents.