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2015-2016 Regular Session

FOURTY FOURTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

March 29, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTY FOURTH 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 8:17AM, on March 29th, 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
HANSON, Rick (DFL Lead) HEINTZEMAN, Josh
CORNISH, Tony HORNSTEIN, Frank
ECKLUND, Rob JOHNSON, Clark
FENTON, Kelly NEWBERGER, Jim
FISCHER, Peter PERSELL, John
GREEN, Steve RARICK, Jason
HACKBARTH, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HANCOCK, Dave


Members excused: FABIAN, Dan, CLARK, Karen, POPPE, Jeanne, and UGLEM, Mark

Representative McNamara called the meeting to order at 8:17AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Torkelson moved to adopt the minutes from March 24th, 2016. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF3503 (O’Driscoll) Minerals management account quarterly distributions made, and school trust land and university land expedited sale allowed.

Representative McNamara moved HF3503 be laid over.

Aaron Vande Linde, School Trust Lands Director and Aaron Klemz, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness testified on HF3503.

HF3568 (McNamara) Fire permit requirements modified.

Representative McNamara moved HF3568 be laid over.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF3568DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Craig Schmid, Deputy Director, Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Joe Schaffer, Minnesota Native Landscapes testified on HF3568.

Representative McNamara renewed the motion that HF3568, as amended, be laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:42AM.





Representative McNamara, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3503 (O'Driscoll) - Minerals management account quarterly distributions made, and school trust land and university land expedited sale allowed.
  • HF3568 (McNamara) - Fire permit requirements modified.
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00:23 - HF3503 (O'Driscoll) Minerals management account quarterly distributions made, and school trust land and university land expedited sale allowed. 37:10 - HF3568 (McNamara) Fire permit requirements modified. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.