State of Minnesota Twentieth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session
Energy Finance and Policy Division
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the twentieth meeting to order at 2:28 PM on March 12, 2007 in Room 200 of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
A quorum was not present.
HF0375 (Ruud) Global Warming Mitigation Act adopted.
2:30 PM - Rep. Ruud presented the bill.
2:32 PM - A quorum was present.
2:39 PM - The meeting was officially called to order.
Representative Peterson moved approval of the minutes of March 9, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying in favor of the bill.
2:39 PM - J Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy and Clean Energy Minnesota; 408 St. Peter St. #220, St. Paul, MN 55102; 651-726-7562.
2:49 PM -- Rep. Ruud moved HF0375 to be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.
2:50 PM - Barbara Freese, Consultant and Attorney, Union of Concerned Scientists; 490 Dayton Ave, St. Paul, MN 55102; 651-227-5127
3:08 PM - Lindsey Dahl, Public Policy Advocate; Minnesota Public Interest Research Group; 1313 5th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414; 612-627-4035.
3:12 PM - Kevin Flynn, Officer, US Green Building Council, Mississippi Headwaters Chapter; 248 Winifred St. W., St. Paul, MN 55107; 612-360-4615.
3:18 PM - Bishop Craig E. Johnson, Minneapolis Area Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 10119 Humboldt Ave. S., Bloomington MN.
Testifying against the bill:
3:26 PM - Bill Schwandt, General Manager, City of Moorhead, Moorhead Public Service; P.O. Box 779, 500 Center Ave., Moorhead, MN 56560.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:53 PM.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant