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Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

TWENTY EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 16, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee

MINUTES

Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:28 AM on March 16th, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

FABIAN, Dan, Chair HORNSTEIN, Frank
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HANSEN, Rick JOHNSON, Clark
BACKER, Jeff LAYMAN, Sandy
BECKER-FINN, Jamie LUECK, Dale
BLISS, Matt METSA, Jason
CLARK, Karen NEWBERGER, Jim
CORNISH, Tony SUNDIN, Mike
ECKLUND, Rob SWEDZINSKI, Chris
FISCHER, Peter TORKELSON, Paul
GREEN, Steve UGLEM, Mark
HOPPE, Joe WAGENIUS, Jean

Representative Fabian called the meeting to order at 8:28 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Heintzeman moved to adopt the minutes of March 15th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Fabian recessed the meeting at 8:28AM.

Representative Fabian resumed the meeting at 8:39AM.

HF 1265 (Heintzeman) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, and requirements for receipt of fund money modified.

Representative Heintzeman moved HF 1265 to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Heintzeman moved the H1265DE1 amendment.

Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote on the H1265DE1 amendment. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS

FABIAN, Dan, Chair HANSEN, Rick
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BLISS, Matt CLARK, Karen
CORNISH, Tony ECKLUND, Rob
HOPPE, Joe FISCHER, Peter
JOHNSON, Brian GREEN, Steve
LAYMAN, Sandy HORNSTEIN, Frank
LUECK, Dale JOHNSON, Clark
NEWBERGER, Jim METSA, Jason
SWEDZINSKI, Chris SUNDIN, Mike
TORKELSON, Paul WAGENIUS, Jean
UGLEM, Mark

On a vote of 12 AYES and 11 NAYS; THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 1265:
Representative Heintzeman
Susan Thornton, Director, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Emmett Mullin, Manager, Metropolitan Council Regional Parks and Natural Resources
Jeff Broberg, Citizen Co-Chair, Legislative-Commission on Minnesota Resources
George Weiblen, Science Director, Bell Museum Planetarium
Julia Ponder, Raptor Center, University of Minnesota
Dr. Bill Faber, Legislative-Commission on Minnesota Resources

Representative Becker-Finn moved the H1265A10 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Ecklund moved the H1265A7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hansen moved the H1265A8 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Wagenius moved the H1265A9 amendment.

Representative Wagenius requested a roll call vote on the H1265A9 amendment. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS

HANSEN, Rick FABIAN, Dan, Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair
CLARK, Karen BACKER, Jeff
ECKLUND, Rob BLISS, Matt
FISCHER, Peter CORNISH, Tony
HORNSTEIN, Frank GREEN, Steve
JOHNSON, Clark HOPPE, Joe
METSA, Jason JOHNSON, Brian
SUNDIN, Mike LAYMAN, Sandy
WAGENIUS, Jean LUECK, Dale
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
UGLEM, Mark

On a vote of 10 AYES and 13 NAYS; THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Heintzeman renewed the motion that HF 1265 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 AM.




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Representative Dan Fabian, Chair


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Kalyn Schroeder, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1265 (Heintzeman) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, county no net gain of state lands provided, and requirements for receipt of fund money modified.
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The committee gaveled-in, then recessed.
HF1265 (Heintzeman) Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund money appropriated, and requirements for receipt of fund money modified.
Runs 1 hour, 8 minutes.


***Other bills may be added***