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Game, Fish and Forestry Division

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 01, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 4:44 PM, on March 1, 2010, 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
Cornish
Hackbarth
McNamara
Murdock

Members excused:

Thissen
Thao

A quorum was present.

Representative Murdock moved that the minutes from February 22, 2010 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved HF 3126 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

HF3126-Cornish Deer, moose, and elk stand height restrictions removed

The following people provided testimony on HF 3126:
Representative Cornish
Rodman Smith, Department of Natural Resources
Roger Hauck, Capable Partners

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF3126 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

Representative Hackbarth moved that HF 1146 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

HF1146-Hackbarth
Public walk-in access program on private property established, and money appropriated

Representative Hackbarth moved the H1146A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people provided testimony on HF 1146:
Representative Hackbarth
Thom Petersen, Minnesota Farmers Union
Bill Becker, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Representative Hackbarth renewed his motion that HF1146, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill.

Chair Dill moved HF 3162 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

HF3162-Dill
Congress memorialized to effect change in U.S. Coast Guard law relating to fishing guides.

The following people provided testimony on HF 3162:
Tom Neustrom
John Edman, Explore Minnesota Tourism
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Dill renewed the motion that HF3162 be recommended to pass to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill moved HF3202 be heard and laid over for inclusion in HF2954.

HF3202-Dill
Intermediate auction timber sale provisions modified

The following people provided testimony on HF 3202:
Chair Dill
Olin Phillips, Department of Natural Resources
Wayne Brandt, Minnesota Timber Producers Association

Chair Dill renewed his motion that HF3202 be laid over for inclusion in HF2954.
Chair Dill moved HF2954 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

HF2954-Dill
General burning permits provided, forestry service fees establishment authority modified, timber sales provisions modified, and certain pilot projects and reports eliminated.

Chair Dill moved the H2954A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill offered the following oral amendment:
Amend HF3202 into HF 2954
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dill renewed his motion that HF 2954 be passed, as amended, and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 PM


Representative David Dill, Chair




Diogo Reis
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1146 (Hackbarth) - Public walk-in access program on private property established, and money appropriated.
  • HF3126 (Cornish) - Deer, moose, and elk stand height restrictions removed.
  • HF2954 (Dill) - General burning permits provided, forestry service fees establishment authority modified, forest management lease pilot project modified, timber sales provisions modified, and certain pilot projects and reports eliminated.
  • HF3162 (Dill) - Congress memorialized to effect change in U.S. Coast Guard law relating to fishing guides.
  • HF3202 (Dill) - Intermediate auction timber sale provisions modified.
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