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2015-2016 Regular Session

FIFTITH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

April 14, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTITH 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 8:24AM, on April 14th, 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 called the meeting to order at 8:24AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Cornish moved to adopt the minutes from April 7th, 2016. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF3890 (McNamara) Natural resources funding provided, wild rice license requirements modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Representative McNamara moved HF3890 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the H3890A7 amendment, to the H3890DE2 amenment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the H3890DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Fabian assumed the gavel at 9:32AM.

Representative McNamara assumed the gavel at 9:35AM.

Representative Newberger moved to adopt H3890A3 amendment.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call.













AYES NAYS

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

There being 13 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Ecklund moved to adopt the H3890A10 amendment, with the following oral amendment.

Strike Line 1.27 through 2.2. On Line 2.3, strike “may be cash or in kind.” THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the H3890A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the H3890A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Department of Natural Resources, Kathryn Hoffman, Interim Legal Director, Minnesota Center of Environmental Advocacy, Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources, Phil Leversedge, Deputy Director, Parks and Trails, Department of Natural Resources, Forrest Boe, Director of Forestry, Department of Natural Resources, Kelsey Johnson, President, Iron Mining Association, and Jason Moeckel, Department of Natural Resources testified on HF3890.

Representative McNamara renewed the motion that HF3890, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:59AM.




Representative McNamara, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant














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 8:24AM, on April 14th, 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 called the meeting to order at 8:24AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Cornish moved to adopt the minutes from April 7th, 2016. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF3890 (McNamara) Natural resources funding provided, wild rice license requirements modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Representative McNamara moved HF3890 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the H3890A7 amendment, to the H3890DE2 amenment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McNamara moved to adopt the H3890DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Fabian assumed the gavel at 9:32AM.

Representative McNamara assumed the gavel at 9:35AM.

Representative Newberger moved to adopt H3890A3 amendment.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call.













AYES NAYS

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

There being 13 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Ecklund moved to adopt the H3890A10 amendment, with the following oral amendment.

Strike Line 1.27 through 2.2. On Line 2.3, strike “may be cash or in kind.” THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the H3890A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved to adopt the H3890A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Department of Natural Resources, Kathryn Hoffman, Interim Legal Director, Minnesota Center of Environmental Advocacy, Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources, Phil Leversedge, Deputy Director, Parks and Trails, Department of Natural Resources, Forrest Boe, Director of Forestry, Department of Natural Resources, Kelsey Johnson, President, Iron Mining Association, and Jason Moeckel, Department of Natural Resources testified on HF3890.

Representative McNamara renewed the motion that HF3890, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:59AM.




Representative McNamara, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF3890 is the Supplemental Budget Bill The amendment deadline is 4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 13th. ***If you would like to testify, please contact the committee administrator at amy.zipko@house.mn***

Bills Added:
  • HF3890 (McNamara) - Environment and natural resources funding provided; appropriations modified; wild rice provisions modified; marine carbon monoxide detection device requirements established; committee, fund, and account terms modified; prescribed burns provided for; land sale and exchange provisions modified; task force created; appointments and permit provided; and reports required.
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13:57 - Gavel. 15:13 - HF3890 (McNamara) Natural resources funding provided, wild rice license requirements modified, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated (Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Finance bill). Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.