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EIGHTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 7th, 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 Sundin moved to approve the minutes of February 5th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Members of the University of Minnesota presented on chronic wasting disease. The presenters were:
Dean Trevor Ames, DVM, MS, College of Veterinary Medicine
Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD, DACVPM
Jeremy Schefers, DVM, PhD
Peter Larsen, PhD
Sang-Hyun Oh, PhD (College of Science & Engineering)

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.

Vice Chair Claflin moved HF80 to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and requested a roll-call vote on the motion. The results were as follows:

AYES ABSENT

HANSEN, Rick RARICK, Jason
CLAFLIN, Anne
FABIAN, Dan
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

On a vote of 17 AYES and 1 ABSENT; THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following bills were referred by memo February 6, 2019:

To the Division on Water:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
HF663 (Sandstede) Canisteo, Hill Annex, Aurora, and White; mine pit improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:11 P.M.




Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant





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**Agenda Update: item added Presentation by University of Minnesota on chronic wasting disease. *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. * This bill was heard and laid over on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The committee intends to limit itself to taking procedural action to re-refer the bill to Ways and Means.

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.
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01:02 - Chronic wasting disease presentation by University of Minnesota. 1:23:02 - 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. - This bill was heard and laid over on Tuesday, February 5, 2019; the division took procedural action to re-refer the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.