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Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

THIRTY-SECOND HEARING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 12, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND HEARING
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 9:50 A.M. on, March 12, 2020, 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
Garofalo
Hornstein
Jordan
Mahoney
Mekeland
Nelson
Stephenson

Members excused:


Representative Long moved adoption of the March 10, 2020 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF3431 (Tabke) - State incentives for conservation reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF3431 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Testifying on HF3431:
Mark Henry, Pheasants Forever

Chair Wagenius laid over HF3431 for possible inclusion.


HF3590 (Edelson) - Carbon sequestration report funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF3590 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Public Testifying on HF3590:
Mark Andersen, Wayzata
Hannah Berhhardt, Finlayson

Chair Wagenius laid over HF3590 for possible inclusion.


HF4125 (Wazlawik) - Residential energy conservation grant program established, and money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF4125 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Chair Wagenius moved the HF4125A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF4125:
Jamie Fitzke, Center for Energy and the Environment

Representative Baker moved the HF4125A1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Wagenius laid over HF4125 for possible inclusion.


HF3929 (Brand) - Innovative distributed energy project grant program established, and money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF3929 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Chair Wagenius laid over HF3929 for possible inclusion.


The meeting adjourned at 10:28 A.M.







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Rep. Jean Wagenius, Chair




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Blake Wilcox
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3590 (Edelson) - Carbon sequestration report funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3431 (Tabke) - State incentives for conservation reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF4125 (Wazlawik) - Residential energy conservation grant program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF3929 (Brand) - Innovative distributed energy project grant program established, and money appropriated.
Documents:

HF3590 (Edelson) - Carbon sequestration report funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3431 (Tabke) - State incentives for conservation reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4125 (Wazlawik) - Residential energy conservation grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF3929 (Brand) - Innovative distributed energy project grant program established, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added to the agenda