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2015-2016 Regular Session

EIGHTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

January 28, 2015

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


ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative McNamara, Chair of the Environment & Natural Resources Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 a.m. on January 28, 2015 in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MCNAMARA, Denny, Chair HEINTZEMAN, Josh
FABIAN, Dan, VC HORNSTEIN, Frank
CLARK, Karen JOHNSON, Clark
CORNISH, Tony NEWBERGER, Jim
DILL, David PERSELL, John
FENTON, Kelly POPPE, Jeanne
FISCHER, Peter RARICK, Jason
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HACKBARTH, Tom UGLEM, Mark
HANCOCK, David
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice

A quorum was present.

HF0181 (McNamara): Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, outdoor heritage fund money requirements modified, previous appropriation modified, and appropriating money.

Representative McNamara moved that H.F. 0181 be referred to the Government Operations Committee.

An overview of H.F. 0181 was presented by Mark Johnson, LSOHC Executive Director, and Heather Koop, Assistant Director.

Grant Wilson, Minnesota DNR, Division of Fish and Wildlife, testified on H.F. 0181.

Representative Green moved the H0181A4 amendment.

Bill Haas, lobbyist, and Lorena Vogt, Land Office Manager for White Earth Nation Natural Resources and Bob Tammen of Soudan, Minnesota testified on the H0181A4 amendment.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote on H0181A4 amendment. The results were:

AYES NAYS
McNAMARA, Denny CLARK, Karen
CORNISH, Tony FISCHER, Peter
DILL, David HANSEN, Rick
FABIAN, Dan HAUSMAN. Alice
FENTON, Kelly HORNSTEIN, Frank
GREEN, Steve JOHNSON, Clark
HACKBARTH, Tom PERSELL, John
HANCOCK, David POPPE, Jeanne
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
NEWBERGER, Jim
RARICK, Jason
TORKELSON, Paul
UGLEM, Mark

On a vote of 13 AYES and 8 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative McNamara moved the H0181A1 amendment.

Greg Hubinger from the Legislative Coordinating Commission testified on H0181A1.

The McNamara H0181A1 amendment was adopted.

Representative Hansen moved the H0181A2 amendment. The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

Representative Hansen moved the H0181A3 amendment. The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

Representative McNamara renewed his motion that H.F. 0181 be referred to the Government Operations Committee.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
McNAMARA, Denny CLARK, Karen
CORNISH, Tony DILL, David
FABIAN, Dan FISCHER, Peter
FENTON, Kelly HANSEN, Rick
GREEN, Steve HAUSMAN. Alice
HACKBARTH, Tom HORNSTEIN, Frank
HANCOCK, David JOHNSON, Clark
HEINTZEMAN, Josh PERSELL, John
NEWBERGER, Jim POPPE, Jeanne
TORKELSON, Paul
RARICK, Jason
UGLEM, Mark

On a vote of 12 AYES and 9 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED. H.F. 0181 was re-referred to the Government Operations Committee.


The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 am.





Representative Denny McNamara, Chair




Greg Exley, Committee Legislative Assistant
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LSOHC Bill

Bills Added:
  • HF181 (McNamara) - Outdoor heritage fund use designated, outdoor heritage fund and Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council requirements modified, and previous appropriations modified.
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HF181 (McNamara) Outdoor Heritage Fund money appropriated, outdoor heritage fund money requirements modified, previous appropriation modified, and appropriating money.