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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

THIRD MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 09, 2009

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

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

MINUTES


Representative David Dill, Chair of the Game, Fish and Forestry Division, called the meeting to order at 4:39 PM, on February 9, 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.

Representative Thissen moved that the minutes from February 2, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved HF304 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF304 -Hackbarth
Either-sex deer permit provided for recently discharged service members

The following people provided testimony on HF304:

Representative Hackbarth
Representative Magnus
Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
Thomas Keliher, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF304 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Thao moved HF436 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF436-Drazkowski
Deer hunting season extended

The following people provided testimony on HF436:

Kevin Auslund, Deer Hunters Association
James Panek, Minnesota Deer Hunters Associations
James Nowland, Minnesota Deer Hunters Associations
Perry Fitch, Minnesota Deer Hunters Associations
Gary Botzek, Bluffland Whitetails Association
Ed Boggess, Department of Natural Resources
Lou Cornicelli, Department of Natural Resources
Roger Hauck, Citizen

Representative Thao renewed his motion that HF436 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Chair Dill invited the following DNR officials to give a report on Uncased Firearms:

Captain Mike Hammer, Department of Natural Resources

The meeting was adjourned at 6:05 PM





Representative David Dill, CHAIR




Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF304 (Hackbarth) - Either-sex deer permit provided for recently discharged service members.
  • HF436 (Drazkowski) - Deer hunting season extended.

Review of DNR's Uncased Firearms Report