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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Ninth Meeting

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 12, 2007

State of Minnesota Ninth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session

Energy Finance and Policy Division

Minutes


Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the ninth meeting to order at 2:21 PM on February 12, 2007 in Room 200 of the State office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

Hilty, Bill
Ruud, Maria
Westrom, Torrey
Beard, Michael
Bly, David
Brynaert, Kathy
Gardner, Paul
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hoppe, Joe
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Magnus, Doug
Nornes, Bud
Ozment, Dennis
Peterson, Aaron
Sailer, Brita
Slocum, Linda
Wagenius, Jean
Welti, Andy


A quorum was present.

2:21 PM - Representative Bly moved approval of the minutes of February 7, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF0004 (Peterson): Renewable energy standard established.

2:23 PM - Rep. Peterson moved SF0004, in lieu of HF0004, to be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

2:23 PM - Rep. Peterson explained the bill.

Testifying against the bill:

2:45 PM - Don Dame, 6740 Ashwood Rd, Saint Paul, retired mechanical engineer.

2:58 PM - Rep. Westrom moved the S004A1 Amendment.

Rep. Westrom requested a roll-call vote. The results were as follows.


Yes (4) No (13) Abstain (2) Absent (2)
Hackbarth, Tom Hilty, Bill Gunther, Bob Beard, Michael
Magnus, Doug Bly, David Ozment, Dennis Hoppe, Joe
Nornes, Bud Brynaert, Kathy
Westrom, Torrey Gardner, Paul
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Peterson, Aaron
Ruud, Maria
Sailer, Brita
Slocum, Linda
Wagenius, Jean
Welti, Andy


There being 4 ayes, 13 nays and 2 abstentions, The motion did not prevail. The Amendment was not adopted.

3:07 PM - Rep. Westrom moved the S004A2 Amendment.

Rep. Westrom requested a roll-call vote.

3:11 PM - Rep. Westrom withdrew the S004A2 Amendment.

Rep. Westrom moved the S004A4 Amendment.

Rep. Westrom withdrew the S004A4 Amendment.

3:18 PM - Rep. Hackbarth moved the S004A5 Amendment.

Rep. Hackbarth requested a roll-call vote. The results were as follows.

Yes (4) No (14) Abstain (2) Absent (1)
Hackbarth, Tom Hilty, Bill Gunther, Bob Hoppe, Joe
Magnus, Doug Beard, Michael Ozment, Dennis
Nornes, Bud Bly, David
Westrom, Torrey Brynaert, Kathy
Gardner, Paul
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Peterson, Aaron
Ruud, Maria
Sailer, Brita
Slocum, Linda
Wagenius, Jean
Welti, Andy



There being 4 ayes, 14 nays and 2 abstentions, The motion did not prevail. The Amendment was not adopted.

3:45 PM - Rep Peterson renewed his motion that SF004 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

The motion prevailed.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:46 PM.
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Representative Bill Hilty, Chair

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HF4 (Peterson, A.) Renewable energy standard established.