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Energy Policy

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 04, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION


ENERGY POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Melissa Hortman, Chair of the Energy Policy Committee, called the twenty-sixth meeting to order at 12:38 P.M. on, March 4, 2014, in room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
Allen
Kelly

A quorum was present.

Short- and long-term issues related to the propane shortage.

Roger Leider, Executive Director, Minnesota Propane Association

Brian Sweeney, Regional Vice President, Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company

Mark Wagner, President, Minnesota Regional Railroad Association

Matt Hughes, MN Managing Director Cooperative Network

Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities

Handouts were given to Committee members:
“Cochin Pipeline”
“Minnesota Fact Sheet Kinder Morgan”
“Kinder Morgan - map”
“Kinder Morgan Cochin Reversal Project Fact Sheet”
“Kinder Morgan Cochin LLC”



Representative Paul Anderson discussed HF2539.

HF2539 (Anderson, P.) Propane tanks exempted.


Representative McNamar discussed HF2210.

HF2210 (McNamar) Propane price gouging prohibited.


Representative Morgan moved approval of the March 3, 2014 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.


The meeting adjourned at 1:39 P.M.




REP. MELISSA HORTMAN, CHAIR




Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2210 (McNamar) - Propane price gouging prohibited.
  • HF2539 (Anderson) - Propane tanks exempted.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:18 - Gavel, and discussion of short- and long-term issues related to the propane shortage.
47:46 - HF2539 (Anderson) Propane tanks exempted.
51:46 - HF2210 (McNamar) Propane price gouging prohibited.
Runs 1 hour, 1 minute.


Short- and long-term issues related to the propane shortage.
**HF2539 and HF2210 are informational only and no vote will be taken at this time.