Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Legacy Funding Finance

ELEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 27, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

LEGACY FUNDING FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Gunther, Chair of the Legacy Funding Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m. on March 27, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:


GUNTHER, Bob, Chair
LAYMAN, Sandy, Vice Chair
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
LILLIE, Leon
MURPHY, Mary
THISSEN, Paul
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean
WILLS, Anna



A quorum was present.

Members excused: ANSELMO, Dario.

Representative Urdahl moved that the minutes of March 20, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Gunther and Non-partisan House Fiscal and House Research staff and gave a short summary of the various Legacy fund accounts and shortfalls relating to them.

HF707 (Gunther) (Legacy dedicated funding website funding provided, and money appropriated) Chair Gunther moved that HF707 be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Chair Gunther moved the H0707DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following testified on H0707DE1:
Lee Ann Buck, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts;
Rebecca Flood, MPCA Assistant Commissioner and Chair of the Interagency Coordination Team for Clean Water Fund implementation;
Angie Becker-Koudelka, Assistant Director, Board of Water and Soil Resources;
Wendy Paulsen, Wilderness in the City;
Sharon Doucette, Clean Water Council member, Clean Water Council
Member;
Steve Morse, Executive Director, Minnesota Environmental Partnership;
Colin Turner, Executive Director, Midwest Art Conservation Center;
Grant Wilson, DNR Fish and Wildlife Policy and Planning Supervisor;
Darrell Gerber, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy;
Drake Jackson, Board Member, MN Outdoor Heritage Alliance;
Jon Schneider, Manager, Ducks Unlimited;
Tom Casey, Friend of MN Scientific & Natural Areas;
Lance Ness, Chairman, Fish & Wildlife Legislative Alliance;
Dan Larson, Government Relations, MN Rural Counties.

Chair Gunther moved the H0707A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Gunther moved the H0707A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Green moved the H0707A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Thissen moved the H0707A9 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Gunther moved the H0707A11 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Lillie moved the H0707A12 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Wills moved the H0707A13 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on H0707DE1:

David Kelliher, Government Relations, MN Historical Society.

Chair Gunther renewed his motion that H0707DE1 be re-referred, as amended, to the Ways & Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:46 p.m.



____________________________________
REP. BOB GUNTHER, CHAIR



____________________________________
Rebecca Meade
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF707 (Gunther) - Omnibus legacy bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

HF707 (Gunther) Omnibus Legacy Finance bill.
21:02 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.


HF 707 will become the Legacy Funding Finance omnibus bill.

Please draft all amendments to the attached DE1. Amendments are due Friday March 24 at 5pm.

The Committee will do a walk through of the Legacy Funding Finance omnibus bill, take public testimony and mark-up and vote on the bill. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator at callie.lehman@house.mn. We ask testifiers to limit testimony to 2 minutes.