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TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH 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 6:46 P.M. on March 27th, 2019, in Hearing Room 300S 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
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:


NEU, Anne
WAGENIUS, Jean


Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 6:46 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Fabian moved to adopt the minutes of March 26th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2034 (Poppe) County feedlot program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF2034 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF2034:
Brian Martinson, Association of Minnesota Counties

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF2034 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF1699 (Sandstede) Hill-Annex Mine State Park management requirements established, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF1699 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1699:
Joe Abeyta, City of LaPrairie
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources
Ben DeNucci, Itasca County Commissioner

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF1699 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF663 (Sandstede) Aurora and White; Canisteo and Hill Annex mine pit improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Claflin moved the adoption of the Water Division Report on HF663. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Hansen moved that HF663 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF663 as amended:
Representative Dave Lislegard
Doug Gregor, Mayor of Aurora
Joe Abeyta, City of LaPrairie

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF663, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF797 (Lippert) Roberds Lake storm debris removal funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the Water Division Report on HF797. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Hansen moved that HF797, First Division Engrossment, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF797:
Ted Tuma, Roberds Lake Club
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF797, First Division Engrossment, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF1569 (Lippert) Drinking water protection pilot program established, and money appropriated.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the Water Division Report on HF1569. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Hansen moved that HF1569, First Division Engrossment, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the A19-0274 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1569 as amended:
Whitney Clark, Friends of the Mississippi River

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF1569, First Division Engrossment, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF484 (Dettmer) Metropolitan agricultural preserves expiration modified.

Representative Fabian moved that HF484 be recommended to be returned to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Testifying on HF484:
Neil Soltis, Scandia City Administrator

Representative Fabian renewed the motion that HF484 be recommended to be returned to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1609 (Brand) Board of Water and Soil Resources soil health statewide action plan funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the Water Division Report on HF1609. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Hansen moved that HF1609 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1609 as amended:
Angie Becker Kudelka, Board of Soil and Water Resources

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF1609, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF1141 (Sandell) Managed aquifer recharge study funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Fischer moved to adopt the Water Division Report on HF1141. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Sandell moved that HF1141 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1141:
Steve Woods, Freshwater Society

Representative Sandell renewed the motion that HF1141 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

Vice Chair Claflin assumed the gavel at 7:56 P.M.

HF2574 (Hansen) Department of Natural Resources grant to Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at University of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF2574 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF2574:
Nicholas Phelps, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

Representative Ecklund assumed the gavel at 8:04 P.M.

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF2574 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

HF2258 (Hansen) Conservation materials use prohibited, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF2258 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Green moved to adopt the A19-0283 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF2258 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:10 P.M.




Representative Rick Hansen, Chair



Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF2034 (Poppe) County feedlot program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1699 (Sandstede) Hill-Annex Mine State Park management requirements established, and money appropriated. HF663 (Sandstede) Aurora and White; Canisteo and Hill Annex mine pit improvements funding provided, and money appropriated. HF797 (Lippert) Roberds Lake storm debris removal funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1569 (Lippert) Drinking water protection pilot program established, and money appropriated. HF1609 (Brand) Board of Water and Soil Resources soil health statewide action plan funding provided, and money appropriated. HF484 (Dettmer) Metropolitan agricultural preserves expiration modified. HF1141 (Sandell) Managed aquifer recharge study funding provided, report required, and money appropriated. HF2574 (Hansen) Department of Natural Resources grant to Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at University of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated. HF2258 (Hansen) Conservation materials use prohibited, and money appropriated. *Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF2034 (Poppe) - County feedlot program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1699 (Sandstede) - Hill-Annex Mine State Park management requirements established, and money appropriated.
  • HF663 (Sandstede) - Aurora and White; Canisteo and Hill Annex mine pit improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF797 (Lippert) - Roberds Lake storm debris removal funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1569 (Lippert) - Drinking water protection pilot program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1609 (Brand) - Board of Water and Soil Resources soil health statewide action plan funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF484 (Dettmer) - Metropolitan agricultural preserves expiration modified.
  • HF1141 (Sandell) - Managed aquifer recharge study funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2574 (Hansen) - Department of Natural Resources grant to Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at University of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2258 (Hansen) - Conservation materials use prohibited, and money appropriated.
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