STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Denny McNamara, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance called the forty-seventh meeting to order at 8:16 a.m. on January 26, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MCNAMARA, Denny, Chair
TORKELSON, Paul, Vice Chair
A quorum was present at 8:16 a.m.
HFXXXX DNR wolf hunting and trapping season bill.
Ed Boggess, MN Dept of Natural Resources (DNR) and Dan Stark, DNR testified on HF XXXX.
Representative Torkelson assumed the gavel at 8:34 a.m.
Representative McNamara assumed the gavel at 8:36 a.m.
HF1856 (Dill) providing for hunting and trapping wolves.
Rep. Dill presented H.F. 1856.
David Mech, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Bruce Kleven, MN State Cattlemen's Association, Thom Peterson, MN Farmers Union, Mark Johnson, MN Deer Hunters Association, Ken Wainionpaa, MN Forest Zone Trappers Associaion, Howard Goldman, Humane Society of the United States, and Tom Casey, citizen, testified on H.F. 1856.
Representative Quam moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on May 4, 2011 and May 5, 2011 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:03 a.m.
REP. DENNY MCNAMARA, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant