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EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

ENERGY AND CLIMATE FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair of the Energy and Climate Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 9:46 A.M. on, March 19, 2019, in room 120 of the Capitol Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.

Members present:
Wagenius, Jean, Chair
Long, Jamie, Vice-Chair
Swedzinski, Chris, Republican Lead
Acomb
Baker
Bierman
Boe
Christensen
Halverson
Hornstein
Mahoney
Mekeland
Stephenson

Members excused:
Garofalo


Representative Long moved adoption of the March 14, 2019 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2126 (Carlson) - Net zero emissions project established, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF 2126 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Testifying on HF 2126:
Representative Carlson
Shelley Buck, President, President of Prairie Island Indian Community
Blake Johnson, Government Affairs, Prairie Island Indian Community

Chair Wagenius laid over HF 2126 for possible inclusion.


HF2022 (Bierman) - Electric vehicle charging stations installation in state parks required, and money appropriated.

Representative Bierman moved that HF 2022 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Bierman moved the HF2022A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 2022:
Representative Bierman
Jukka Kukkonen, PlugInConnect
Phil Leversedge, Minnesota DNR

Representative Swedzinski moved the HF2022A2 amendment.

Representative Swedzinski moved the HF2022A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Swedzinski moved an oral amendment to HF2022A2 as follows: Page 1, lines 3 & 5, after “served” insert “with electricity”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Swedzinski moved the HF2022A2 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Wagenius laid over HF 2022, as amended, for possible inclusion.


HF2358 (Christensen) - Solar photovoltaic device installation in state parks funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Christensen moved that HF 2358 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Christensen moved the HF2358A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 2022:
Representative Christensen
Phil Leversedge Minnesota DNR

Representative moved the HF2358A2 amendment.

Representative Swedzinski moved an oral amendment to HF2358A2 as follows: Page 1, line 2, after “served” insert “with electricity”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Swedzinski moved the HF2358A2 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Swedzinski moved the HF2358A3 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Wagenius laid over HF 2358, as amended, for possible inclusion.


The meeting adjourned at 10:34 A.M.





Rep. Jean Wagenius, Chair






Zachary Zimmerman
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF2126 (Carlson) - Net zero emissions project established, report required, and money appropriated. HF2358 (Christensen) - Solar photovoltaic device installation in state parks funding provided, and money appropriated. HF2022 (Bierman) - Electric vehicle charging stations installation in state parks required, and money appropriated. Bills will be added to the agenda.

Bills Added:
  • HF2126 (Carlson) - Net zero emissions project established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2358 (Christensen) - Solar photovoltaic device installation in state parks funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2022 (Bierman) - Electric vehicle charging stations installation in state parks required, and money appropriated.
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