STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM on February 28, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Clark
HANSEN, Rick LAYMAN, Sandy
BACKER, Jeff LUECK, Dale
BECKER-FINN, Jamie METSA, Jason
BLISS, Matt NEWBERGER, Jim
CLARK, Karen POSTON, John
ECKLUND, Rob SUNDIN, Mike
FISCHER, Peter SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe UGLEM, Mark
HORNSTEIN, Frank WAGENIUS, Jean
Representative Ecklund moved the approval of the February 27, 2018 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2802 (LUECK) Regulatory certainty provided to municipalities that construct publicly owned treatment works to comply with new or modified effluent limitations
Rep. Fabian moved HF2802 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF2802:
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Joel Peck, MPCA Municipal Liaison
Kevin Reuther, Legal Director, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
Representative Fabian renewed his motion to move HF2802 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2789 (FABIAN) Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated.
Representative Fabian moved HF2789 be re-referred to the Legacy Funding Finance Committee.
Representative Fabian moved the H2789A-3 amendment.
Testifiers for the H2789A-3 amendment:
Bob Anderson, Chair, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Mark Johnson, Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources
Jennifer Berquam, Association of Minnesota Cities
Jack Swanson, Roseau County Commissioner
Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
FABIAN, Dan HANSEN, Rick
HEINTZEMAN, Josh BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BACKER, Jeff FISCHER, Peter
BLISS, Matt HORNSTEIN, Frank
ECKLUND, Rob JOHNSON, Clark
GREEN, Steve WAGENIUS, Jean
On a vote of 15 AYES and 6 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Fabian renewed his motion to re-refer HF2789, as amended, to the Legacy Funding Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:40 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant