Informational hearing -- updates from the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center and Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center ***Added to the agenda: AIS update from the DNR***
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
(Torkelson) - Buffer requirements on public waters and drainage ditches clarified and modified, and authority to issue administrative penalty order modified.
(Hertaus) - Sophia's Law created; marine carbon monoxide detection systems required on motorboats, and safety information on carbon monoxide poisoning from motorboats required.
(Johnson) - Working lands watershed restoration program established to incentivize growth of perennial crops, and money appropriated.