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SEVENTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

MINUTES

Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on February 5th, 2019, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
FABIAN, Dan, Lead
BACKER, Jeff
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter
GREEN, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LEE, Fue
LUECK, Dale
MORRISON, Kelly
NEU, Anne
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean


Members excused:

RARICK, Jason


Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Fischer moved to approve the minutes of January 31st, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF80 for consideration before the committee.

Testifying on HF80:
Elizabeth Wefel, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities

Chair Hansen laid over HF80 for consideration at a later date.

HF340 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage fund previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved HF340 for consideration before the committee.

Testifying on HF340:
Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Joe Pavelko, Assistant Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Barry Tilley, Member, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Thor Underdahl, Minnesota Power

Representative Green moved to adopt the HF340A19 amendment.

Testifying on HF340A19:
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources

Representative Becker-Finn requested a roll-call vote on the motion to adopt the HF340A19 amendment. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT

FABIAN, Dan, Lead HANSEN, Rick, Chair NEU, Anne
BACKER, Jeff CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair PERSELL, John
ECKLUND, Rob BECKER-FINN, Jamie RARICK, Jason
GREEN, Steve FISCHER, Peter SANDELL, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh LEE, Fue
LUECK, Dale MORRISON, Kelly
SUNDIN, Mike
WAGENIUS, Jean

On a vote of 6 AYES, 8 NAYS, and 4 ABSENT; THE MOTION FAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Hansen laid over HF340 for consideration at a later date.

The following bills were referred by memo February 1, 2019:

To the Division on Water:
Friday, February 1, 2019
HF 582 (Hansen) Metropolitan area inflow and infiltration grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 P.M.





Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF340 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage fund previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF80 (Murphy) - Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF340 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage fund previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
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