STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. on February 7th, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair HORNSTEIN, Frank
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HANSEN, Rick JOHNSON, Clark
BACKER, Jeff LAYMAN, Sandy
BECKER-FINN, Jamie LUECK, Dale
CLARK, Karen METSA, Jason
CORNISH, Tony NEWBERGER, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob SUNDIN, Mike
FISCHER, Peter SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe UGLEM, Mark
Representative Fabian called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Uglem moved to adopt the minutes of February 2nd, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
H.F. 586 (Drazkowski) State-purchased land annual payment funds using dedicated revenues established, payment in lieu of taxes requirements modified, and money appropriated.
Representative Fabian moved H.F. 586 to be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Representative Fabian moved the H586A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on H.F. 586:
Pat Dalton, House Research
Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Lance Ness, Fish and Wildlife Legislative Alliance
Representative Fabian renewed the motion that H.F. 586 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
H.F. 710 (Uglem) Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, and recipient requirements modified.
Representative Uglem moved that H.F. 710 be re-referred to the Legacy Funding Finance Committee.
Representative Uglem moved the H710A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on H.F. 710:
Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Joe Pavelko, Assistant Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Jim Bezat, Vice President, Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance
Representative Hansen moved to adopt the H710A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Uglem renewed the motion that H.F. 710 be re-referred to the Legacy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:43 A.M.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Kalyn Schroeder, Committee Legislative Assistant