State of Minnesota Fifteenth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session
Energy Finance and Policy Division
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the fifteenth meeting to order at 2:23 PM on February 28, 2007 in Room 200 of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Representative Johnson moved approval of the minutes of Monday February 12. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF0774 (Dill) Bois Forte Band of Chippewa renewable energy facility
feasibility grant provided, and money appropriated.
The Chair moved HF0774 to be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Finance with a recommendation to be re-referred to the committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.
Rep. Dill explained the HF0774.
Testifying in favor of the bill
Andy Datko, Bois Forte Development Corporation
The Chair renewed his motion that HF0774 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Finance with a recommendation to be re-referred to the committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Presentations on utility decoupling:
Wayne Shirley, Regulatory Assistance Project
Ilze Rukis, Manager of Alternative Resources, MN Energy Resources
Jeff Daugherty, CenterPoint Energy
Chris Duffrin, Assistant Director, Energy CENTS Coalition
George Crocker, North American Water Office
The meeting was adjourned at 4:01 PM.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant