.................... moves to amend S.F. No. 5, the first engrossment, as follows:
Page 169, after line 4, insert:
"Sec. 114. Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
Subdivision 1. Creation.
A pollution control agency, designated as the Minnesota
Pollution Control Agency, is hereby created.
The agency shall consist of the commissioner
1.6 and eight members appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of
1.7 senate. One of such members shall be a person knowledgeable in the field of agriculture
1.8 and one shall be representative of organized labor.
Sec. 115. Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.02, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
Subd. 5. Agency is successor to commission.
The Pollution Control Agency is
the successor of the Water Pollution Control Commission, and all powers and duties
now vested in or imposed upon said commission by chapter 115, or any act amendatory
thereof or supplementary thereto, are hereby transferred to, imposed upon, and vested
Minnesota commissioner of the
Pollution Control Agency
, except as to those matters
1.15 pending before the commission in which hearings have been held and evidence has been
1.16 adduced. The Water Pollution Commission shall complete its action in such pending
1.17 matters not later than six months from May 26, 1967. The Water Pollution Control
1.18 Commission, as heretofore constituted, is hereby abolished, (a) effective upon completion
1.19 of its action in the pending cases, as hereinbefore provided for; or (b) six months
1.20 May 26, 1967, whichever is the earlier
Sec. 116. Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
Subdivision 1. Office.
(a) The Office of Commissioner of the Pollution Control
Agency is created and is under the supervision and control of the commissioner, who
appointed by the governor under the provisions of section
(b) The commissioner may appoint a deputy commissioner and assistant
commissioners who shall be in the unclassified service.
(c) The commissioner shall make all decisions on behalf of the agency
that are not
2.4 required to be made by the agency under section
Sec. 117. Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.03, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:
Subd. 2a. Mission; efficiency.
It is part of the agency's mission that within the
agency's resources the commissioner
and the members of the agency
shall endeavor to:
(1) prevent the waste or unnecessary spending of public money;
(2) use innovative fiscal and human resource practices to manage the state's
resources and operate the agency as efficiently as possible;
(3) coordinate the agency's activities wherever appropriate with the activities of
other governmental agencies;
(4) use technology where appropriate to increase agency productivity, improve
customer service, increase public access to information about government, and increase
public participation in the business of government;
(5) utilize constructive and cooperative labor-management practices to the extent
otherwise required by chapters 43A and 179A;
(6) report to the legislature on the performance of agency operations and the
accomplishment of agency goals in the agency's biennial budget according to section
2.2016A.10, subdivision 1
(7) recommend to the legislature appropriate changes in law necessary to carry out
the mission and improve the performance of the agency."
Page 171, after line 32, insert:
"(e) The commissioners of the Pollution Control Agency and natural resources shall
2.25apply Minnesota Rules, parts 7001.3050, subpart 3, item G, and 7035.2525, subpart
2.26item G, to solid waste facilities permitted under and in compliance with those rules
2.27compliance with Minnesota Rules, chapter 6132.
Page 189, after line 21, insert:
"Sec. 149. REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.
2.30The revisor of statutes shall prepare draft legislation to amend statutes to conform
2.31with structural changes to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency under sections 114
2.32117 and 150. The revisor shall submit the proposed legislation to the chairs of the
2.33of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over environment policy
2.34January 1, 2016.
Page 189, after line 27, insert:
"(d) Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly