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Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 21, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
NEWBERGER, Jim
MAHONEY, Tim
CLARK, Karen
WAGENIUS, Jean
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
FABIAN, Dan
HOWE, Jeff
LAYMAN, Sandy
MAYE QUADE, Erin
MORAN, Rena
NEU, Anne
O’NEILL, Marion
RARICK, Jason
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan



Members excused:

DAVNIE, Jim
METSA, Jason
THISSEN, Paul

Representative Mahoney moved the minutes of February 15, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF587 (Barr) Unclaimed property requirements modified, reports required, and money appropriated. The bill, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Garofalo moved HF587 be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Garofalo moved the H0587A2 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Garofalo moved the H0587A4 amendment.

Representative Garofalo moved an oral amendment to Page 1, line 7 of the H0587A4 amendment: delete “circulation”. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Garofalo moved the H0587A4 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Peter Brickwedde, Assistant Commissioner of Government and External Affairs, Department of Commerce; Marianne Conboy, Executive Budget Officer of Economic Development, Minnesota Management and Budget; testified on HF587.

HF1038 (Mahoney) Legislative Renewable Energy Council established to make funding recommendations to the legislature. The bill, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.

Representative Mahoney moved HF1038 be laid over for possible inclusion in a later bill.
Representative Mahoney moved the H1038A9 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Jessica Hellman, Director, Institute on the Environment; Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences; John Knapp, Lawyer, Winthrop & Weinstine PA; Bill Grant, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce; testified on HF1038.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:36 PM.



Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair




Meagan Rice, Committee Legislative Assistant






More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF587 (Barr) - Unclaimed property requirements modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1038 (Mahoney) - Legislative Renewable Energy Council established to make funding recommendations to the legislature.
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