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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

FIFTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 23, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 4:21 PM, on February 23, 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
Cornish
Hackbarth
McNamara
Murdock

Members Excused:

Thissen

A quorum was present.

Representative Thao moved that the minutes from February 16, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Thao moved HF579 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

HF759-Olin
Lifetime deer hunting license provided to a resident without fee who has been a volunteer firearms safety instructor

The following people provided testimony on HF759:
Representative Olin
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Lance Ness, Fish &Wildlife Legislative Alliance
Thomas Keliher, MN Deer Hunters Association

Representative Olin renewed his motion that HF579 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

Representative Sailer moved HF621 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

HF621- Anzelc
Northern pike spearing slot limits eliminated
The following people provided testimony on HF621:
Representative Anzelc
Vern Wagner, Anglers for Habitat
Ed Boggess, MN Department of Natural Resources
Lance Ness, Fish &Wildlife Legislative Alliance
John Underhill, MN Muskie Alliance
Rob Kimm, Anglers for Habitat
Roger Goeschel, MN Dark House Association
Tim Spreck, MN Dark House Association

Representative Sailer renewed her motion that HF621 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:01 PM





Representative David Dill, CHAIR




Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF579 (Olin) - Lifetime deer hunting license provided to a resident without fee who has been a volunteer firearms safety instructor.
  • HF621 (Anzelc) - Northern pike spearing slot limits eliminated.