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Energy Policy

TENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 18, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION


ENERGY POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Melissa Hortman, Chair of the Energy Policy Committee, called the tenth meeting to order at 12:31 P.M. on, February 18, 2013, in room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.

Members present:
Hortman, Melissa, Chair
Morgan, Will, Vice-Chair
Garofalo, Pat, Republican Lead
Allen
Atkins
Beard
Falk
Hornstein
Kelly
Masin
Quam
Scott
Selcer
Yarusso

Members excused:
Hackbarth

Representative Hortman moved HF337 be passed and sent to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Lillie presented the bill HF337

HF337 (Lillie) Electric generation facility personal property exemption provided.

Representative Hortman moved adoption of amendment H0337A1.
The amendment was adopted.

A hand out was given to committee members: "Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, Distributed Generation".

Testimony in favor of the legislation was provided by:

Kelsey Dahlen, Vice President, Avant Energy
John R. Crooks, Utilities Manager, Shakopee Public Utilities


Representative Hortman renewed her motion that HF337 be passed as amended and sent to the Committee on Taxes.
The bill was passed.


Overview on Renewable Development Fund.

Bob Eleff, Minnesota House Research Department

A handout was given to Committee members, "House Research Department, February 18, 2013."


Rick Evans, Director of Government Affairs, Xcel Energy
Paul Lehman, Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Filings, Xcel Energy


Handouts were given to Committee members: "Xcel Energy, February 15, 2013", "Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund (RDF) Biennium Report to the Minnesota State Legislature and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission" and "Xcel Energy, Renewable Development Fund, February 18, 2013."



Representative Morgan moved adoption of the February 12, 2013 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.




The meeting adjourned at 1:55 P.M.







REP. MELISSA HORTMAN, CHAIR



Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF337 (Lillie) - Electric generation facility personal property exemption provided.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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01:30 - Gavel, and consideration of HF337 (Lillie) Electric generation facility personal property exemption provided.
20:35 - Overview on Renewable Development Fund.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.


Overview on Renewable Development Fund.