STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 88th SESSION
ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative David Dill, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee, called the seventeenth meeting to order at 4:00 p.m., on April 10, 2013, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Fischer, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Johnson, C., moved that the minutes of April 3, 2013, be approved.
Representative Fischer moved that HF 683 - relating to water; requiring conservation rate structures under certain conditions - be recommended to pass and be re-referred to Rules Committee.
Representative Fischer moved amendment H0683DE2
to HF 683.
Representative Fischer moved that the H0683DE2 amendment be amended as follows:
Page 1, delete line 1.26 and 1.27
Page 2, after line 8, insert “Subd.5. Expiration. This section expires July 1, 2018.”
Speaking in support of HF 683 included:
Bob Meier, MN Department of Natural Resources
Craig Johnson, League of MN Cities
Len Price, Former House and Senate Member and Private Citizen
Steve Hirsch, MN Department of Natural Resources answered questions asked by members of the committee.
Chair called for a 15 minute recess at 4:35 p.m.
Chair reconvened the meeting at 4:50 p.m.
Representative Fischer renewed his motion that HF 683, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to Rules Committee.
Representative Hackbarth requested a roll call vote. Being 8 ayes and 6 nays,
Meeting adjourned: 5:00 p.m.
DAVID DILL, CHAIR
Joan Harrison, Committee Legislative Assistant