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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY NINTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

March 16, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION


ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative McNamara, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, began the meeting at 8:21 AM, on March 16th, 2016, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

McNAMARA, Denny (Chair) HAUSMAN, Alice
FABIAN, Dan (Vice Chair) HEINTZEMAN, Josh
HANSON, Rick (DFL Lead) HORNSTEIN, Frank
CLARK, Karen JOHNSON, Clark
CORNISH, Tony NEWBERGER, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob PERSELL, John
FENTON, Kelly POPPE, Jeanne
FISCHER, Peter RARICK, Jason
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HACKBARTH, Tom UGLEM, Mark
HANCOCK, Dave


Representative McNamara officially called the meeting to order at 8:21 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Uglem moved the minutes of March 15th, 2016 be adopted. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF2611 (McNamara) Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, evaluation provisions modified, and prior appropriations modified.

Representative McNamara moved HF2611 be re-referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finances.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF261123 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Green moved to adopt the HF2611A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Fabian moved to adopt the HF2611A14 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Newberger moved to adopt the HF2611A24 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF2611A15 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF2611A22 amendment.

Representative Persell requested a roll call.





AYE NAY

McNAMARA, Denny CLARK, Karen
FABIAN, Dan ECKLUND, Rob
CORNISH, Tony FISCHER, Pete
FENTON, Kelly HANSEN, Rick
GREEN, Steve HAUSMAN, Alice
HACKBARTH, Tom HORNSTEIN, Frank
HANCOCK, Dave JOHNSON, Clark
HEINTZMAN, Josh PERSELL, Joe
NEWBERGER, Jim POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
TORKELSON, Paul
UGLEM, Mark

THERE BEING 12 AYES AND 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF2611A19 amendment.

Representative Persell requested a roll call.

AYES NAYS

McNAMARA, Denny CLARK, Karen
FABIAN, Dan FISCHER, Pete
CORNISH, Tony GREEN, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob HANSEN, Rick
FENTON, Kelly HAUSMAN, Alice
HACKBARTH, Tom HORNSTEIN, Frank
HANCOCK, Dave JOHNSON, Clark
HEINTZMAN, Josh PERSELL, Joe
NEWBERGER, Jim POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
TORKELSON, Paul
UGLEM, Mark

THERE BEING 12 AYES AND 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the HF2611A26 amendment.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call.

AYES NAYS

CLARK, Karen McNAMARA, Denny
ECKLUND, Rob FABIAN, Dan
FISCHER, Peter CORNISH, Tony
HANSEN, Rick FENTON, Kelly
HAUSMAN, Alice GREEN, Steve
HORNSTEIN, Frank HACKBARTH, Tom
JOHNSON, Clark HANCOCK, Dave
PERSELL, Joe HEINTZMAN, Josh
UGLEM, Mark NEWBERGER, Jim
POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
TORKELSON, Paul

THERE BEING 9 AYES AND 12 NAYS, THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the HF2611A27 amendment. THE MOTION FAILED.

Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, Joe Panelko, Lessard Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, Grant Wilson, Department of Natural Resources, Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources, Craig Engwall, Executive Director, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, Tara Mason, Secretary/Treasurer, White Earth Nation, and Lorene Vogt, White Earth Nation testified on HF2611 and proposed amendments.

Representative McNamara renewed the motion that HF2611, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finances. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:50 AM.





Representative McNamara, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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  • HF2611 (McNamara) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, fund and council provisions modified, and prior appropriations modified.
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00:25 - HF2611 (McNamara) Outdoor Heritage Fund money appropriated, evaluation provisions modified, and prior appropriations modified. Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.