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Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 19, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy MINUTES
Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on January 19th, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services, Facebook Live, and YouTube live streaming.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. Members present:
HANSEN, Rick (Chair) WAZLAWIK, Ami (Vice Chair) HEINTZEMAN, Josh (Lead)
ACOMB, Patty AKLAND, Susan BACKER,Jeff BECKER-FINN, Jamie ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter GREEN, Steve IGO, Spencer JORDAN, Sydney KEELER, Heather LEE, Fue LIPPERT, Todd LUECK, Dale MORRISON, Kelly
NELSON, Nathan THEIS, Tama

Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. A quorum was present.

Rep. Lueck moved that the minutes from January, 14th, 2021 be approved. MOTION PREVAILED.

HF133 (BECKER-FINN) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.

Rep. Becker-Finn moved that HF133 be re-referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Becker-Finn presented the bill.
Rep. Becker-Finn renewed the motion that HF133 be re-referred to the House Ways and Means Committee, a roll was taken:

Ayes:

HANSEN, Rick (Chair) WAZLAWIK, Ami (Vice Chair) HEINTZEMAN, Josh (Lead)
ACOMB, Patty AKLAND, Susan BACKER,Jeff BECKER-FINN, Jamie ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter IGO, Spencer JORDAN, Sydney KEELER, Heather LEE, Fue LIPPERT, Todd LUECK, Dale MORRISON, Kelly
NELSON, Nathan THEIS, Tama

Nays:

GREEN, Steve
By a vote of 18 Ayes to 1 Nay, the motion PREVAILED. Testifiers:
Susan Damon, Assistant Director of Lands & Minerals Land Acquisition and Legal Services Department of Natural Resources

An overview of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was presented. Presenters:
Sarah Strommen, Commissioner DNR
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Government Relations DNR


Rep. Hansen adjourned the meeting at 2:29 P.M.






Rick Hansen Chair of Environment Finance and Policy




Adam Kopel Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF133 (Becker-Finn) - Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:46 - HF133 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.
26:18 - Overview of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


The agenda is updated to include the formal bill number on the previous HFXXX (Becker-Finn).

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

HF133 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interests provisions modified, state parks added to and deleted from, and state land sales authorized.
*Amendments are due by Friday, January 15, 2021 by 6pm.

Overview of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92007

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Adam.Kopel@house.mn at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 1:00pm, Monday, January 18, 2021.