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Energy Policy

THIRITY–THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 27, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRITY–THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION


ENERGY POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Melissa Hortman, Chair of the Energy Policy Committee, called the thirty-third meeting to order at 8:42 A.M. on, March 27, 2014, in the basement hearing room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
Kelly
Selcer


A quorum was present.


Representative Hortman moved HF2834, first engrossment, before the Committee to be re-referred to the General Register.

HF2834 (Hortman) Energy; antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, or obsolete laws eliminated; and conforming changes made.

Testimony was given by:
Mike Bull - Center for Energy and Environment
Will Nissen – Fresh Energy


Representative Hortman moved adoption of amendment H2834DE3.
The amendment was adopted.


Representative Hortman moved adoption of amendment H2834A4.
The amendment was adopted.


HF2918 second engrossment was distributed to committee members.





Representative Hortman moved an oral amendment to incorporate HF2918, second engrossment into DE3 and delete sections 11, 12 and 13 of the DE3
The oral amendment was incorporated.


Representative Hornstein moved adoption of amendment H2834A5.
The amendment was adopted.


Representative Hortman renewed her motion that HF2834, be re-referred as amended to the General Register.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Falk moved approval of the March 25, 2014 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.


The meeting adjourned at 8:57 A.M.









REP. MELISSA HORTMAN, CHAIR




Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2834 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
Documents:

*HF2834 will become the Energy Omnibus Bill. Amendments are due to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 2 p.m., March 26.
The DE3 is a compilation of bills heard by the Energy Policy Committee and/or scheduled for the March 25 Energy Policy Committee hearing. The DE includes language from HF3110 (Hortman), HF2466 (Selcer), HF2844 (Morgan), HF2884 (Garofalo), HF2375 (Hortman), HF2666 (Garofalo), HF2924 (Garofalo), HF2918 (Morgan), HF2704 (Anderson, S.), and HF2866 (Erickson, R.)