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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

SECOND MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 02, 2009

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

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

MINUTES


Representative Brita Sailer, Vice-Chair of the Game, Fish and Forestry Division, called the meeting to order at 4:31 PM, on February 2, 2009, in the Basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members Excused:

Thao
Cornish

A quorum was present.

Representative McNamara moved HF289 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF289- Representative Sanders
Game and fish lottery and drawing preferences expanded for service members.

The following people provided testimony on HF289:

Representative Sanders
Raymond LoPresto, Minnesota Citizen

Representative McNamara renewed his motion that HF289 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Vice Chair Sailer asked for presentations of the following reports:

Report on Moose Management and Research Plan Progress:

Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
Grant Wilson, Department of Natural Resources

Report on Future Wild Turkey Hunting:

Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
Bill Penning, Department of Natural Resources

Report on Changes Necessary to Simplify Disability Hunting Permits and Procedures:

Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
Bill Penning, Department of Natural Resources
Representative Murdock moved that the minutes from January 26, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Game and Fish Hunting and Fishing Revenue/Expenditure Allocations:

Ed Bogess, Department of Natural Resources

The meeting was adjourned at 6:02 PM


Representative Brita Sailer, Vice-Chair



Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF289 (Sanders) - Game and fish lottery and drawing preferences expanded for service members.

Review of DNR Reports:
Moose Management and Research Plan Progress Report
Future Wild Turkey Hunting
Report on Changes Necessary to Simplify Disability Hunting Permits and Procedures
Game and Fish Fund Hunting and Fishing Revenue/Expenditure Allocations