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2015-2016 Regular Session

FOURTY FIFTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

March 30, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTY FIFTH 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 8:20AM, on March 30th, 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
CORNISH, Tony JOHNSON, Clark
ECKLUND, Rob NEWBERGER, Jim
FENTON, Kelly PERSELL, John
FISCHER, Peter POPPE, Jeanne
GREEN, Steve RARICK, Jason
HACKBARTH, Tom TORKELSON, Paul
HANCOCK, Dave UGLEM, Mark

Members excused: CLARK, Karen.

Representative McNamara called the meeting to order at 8:20AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to adopt the minutes from March 29th, 2016. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF3401 (Kiel) Bond-financed property valuation provided, state waysides and forests designated, state forests and parks added and deleted, and sale and exchange of state lands authorized.

Representative Hancock moved HF3401 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the HF3401A16 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Kathy Lewis, Assistant Director, Department of Natural Resources Lands and Minerals testified on HF3401.

Representative Fabian assumed the gavel at 8:26AM.

Representative Hancock renewed the motion that HF3401, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative McNamara assumed the gavel at 8:36AM.

HF3484 (Fabian) Klondike comprehensive water management project provided, and state land conveyances authorized.

Representative Fabian moved HF3484 be laid over.

Dan Money, Administrator, Two Rivers Watershed District, Ron Harnack, Red River Watershed Management Board, and Paul Telander, Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Section Chief, Aaron Vande Linde, School Trust Lands, Steve Colvin, Department of Natural Resources testified on HF3484.

Representative Fabian renewed the motion that HF3484 be laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:04AM.




Representative McNamara, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF3401 is the LANDS BILL

Bills Added:
  • HF3401 (Kiel) - Bond-financed property valuation provided, state waysides and forests designated, state forests and parks added to and deleted from, state land sales and exchanges authorized, state land sale and exchange provisions modified, expedited sale of school trust lands and university lands allowed, state reversionary interest release provided, and state rights provided for common interest community.
  • HF3484 (Fabian) - Klondike comprehensive water management project provided, and state land conveyances authorized.
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