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FIFTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Persell, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:50am. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


PERSELL, John CHAIR
BECKER-FINN, Jamie VC
LUECK, Dale REPUBLICAN LEAD
ACOMB, Patty
ANDERSON, Paul
BOE, Greg
CLAFLIN, Anne
FABIAN, Dan
GOMEZ, Aisha
GREEN, Steve
HANSEN, Rick
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LIPPERT, Todd
LISLEGARD, Dave
WAGENIUS, Jean

A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of February 6, 2019 be approved THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Persell moved to refer HF251 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF251 (Eckland) Lake Vermillion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park management modified.

Representative Persell moved the DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Ecklund presented HF251.

Testifiers on HF251:

Gary Cerkvenik - Prospector ATV Club
Phil Leversedge - Department of Natural Resources

Representative Fabian moved the A1 amendment.

Testifiers on the A1 amendment:

Ann Lenczewski - Parks and Trails Council

A voice vote was called on the A1 amendment. Division was called by Representative Fabian. The results were as followed:


AYES
LUECK, Dale
ANDERSON, Paul
BOE, Greg
FABIAN, Dan
GREEN, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LISLEGARD, Dave

NAYS
PERSELL, John CHAIR
BECKER-FINN, Jamie VC
ACOMB, Patty
CLAFLIN, Anne
GOMEZ, Aisha
HANSEN, Rick
LIPPERT, Todd
WAGENIUS, Jean

There being 7 ayes and 8 nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVIAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Persell renewed his motion to refer HF251, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Persell moved to refer HF875 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF875 (Fischer) Clean Water Legacy Act modified, and coordinated watershed management provided for..

Representative Fischer presented HF875.

Representative Persell layed HF875 on the table.

Representative Persell moved HF262

HF262 (Koegel) Commissioner of natural resources directed to amend rule on stamp design

Representative Koegle presented HF262

Testifiers on HF262:

Mark Pearce
Pat Rivers - DNR Fish and Wildlife

Representative Persell renewed his motion to refer HF262 to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Persell took HF875 off the table.

Representative Fishcher presented HF875

Testifiers on HF875:

Leann Buck - MASWCD
Emily Jawens - MAWD

Representative renewed his motion to refer HF875 to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:14am.





Rep. Persell, CHAIR




Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

***Updated Agenda - Agenda Item Removed I. HF 875 (Fischer): Clean Water Legacy Act modified, and coordinated watershed management provided for. II. HF 251 (Ecklund): Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park management modified. III. REMOVED - HF 569 (Ecklund): Tax-forfeited land management provisions modified, and private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized.*** IV. HF 262 (Koegel): Commissioner of natural resources directed to amend rule on stamp design. V. REMOVED - HF 644 (Nash): Voter registration information required to be on the hunting and fishing licensing website.*** If you are interested in testifying, please contact Sean Herring at Sean.Herring@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF875 (Fischer) - Clean Water Legacy Act modified, and coordinated watershed management provided.
  • HF262 (Koegel) - Commissioner of natural resources directed to amend rule on stamp design.
  • HF251 (Ecklund) - Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park management modified.
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