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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

NINETEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 14, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius

MINUTES

Representative Wagenius, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:19 a.m., Thursday, March 14th, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Wagenius, Chair
Falk, Vice Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Dill
Erickson, R.
Fabian
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn
Ex-Officio member, Carlson

A quorum was present.

HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated.

Chair Wagenius moved that HF207 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Legacy Committee.

Chair Wagenius moved to amend HF207 (see attached amendment H0207A1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Lillie explained his bill (HF207) and answered questions from members of the Committee.

Bill Becker, Executive Director - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC), introduced himself for the record, testified on HF207, and answered questions from members of the Committee.

Vice-Chair Falk assumed the gavel at 8:29 a.m.
Chair Wagenius resumed the gavel at 8:32 a.m.

Rep. Freiberg moved to amend HF207 as amended (see attached amendment H0207A2)

Steve Sullivan, Parks Director - Dakota County testified in support of the H0207A2 amendment.

Jeff Perry, Park Operations Manager - Anoka County, testified in support of the H0207A2 amendment.

Rick Petrekovc - Resident of Prior Lake, MN testified in support of the H0207A2 amendment.

Jim Cox, Citizen Member - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC), introduced himself for the record, testified against the H0207A2 amendment and answered questions for members of the Committee.

Jane Kingston, Citizen Member - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC), introduced herself for the record and testified against the H0207A2.

Rep.Wills testified in support of the H0207A2 amendment.

Rep. McNamara requested a roll call on the H0207A2 amendment.

Voting Aye
Wagenius
Falk
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Erickson, R.
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hansen
Kahn
Ward, JoAnnVoting Nay
McNamara
Anderson, P.
Dill
Fabian
Hamilton
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson



There being 11 Ayes and 8 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Wagenius moved to amend HF 207 as amended (see attached H0207A4) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep Hansen moved to amend HF207 as amended (see attached H0207A6 amendment) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep Freiberg renewed the motion that HF207, as amended be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Legacy Committee.

Rep. Hamilton requested a roll call vote on HF207 as amended.

Voting Aye
Wagenius
Falk
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Erickson, R.
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hansen
Kahn
Poppe
Ward, JoAnnVoting Nay
McNamara
Anderson, P.
Dill
Fabian
Hamilton
Kiel
Torkelson
There being 12 Ayes and 7 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF207 was passed as amended and re-referred to the Legacy Committee

HF1472 (McNamara) - Watercraft surcharges increased, and St. Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, and money appropriated.

Rep. McNamara moved HF1472 be recommended to pass and laid over for possible inclusion in the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance omnibus bill.

Rep. McNamara moved to amend HF1472 (see attached H1472A1
HF1472 as amended was laid over for possible inclusion in the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance omnibus bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:47 a.m.




_______________________________
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair



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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1472 (McNamara) - Watercraft surcharges increased, St. Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF349 (Anderson) - Biofuel blender pump cost-share grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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03:45 - Gavel.
04:42 - HF207 (Lillie) Outdoor Heritage Fund money appropriated.
1:26:47 - HF1472 (McNamara) Watercraft surcharges increased, and Saint Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.


Bill additions or subtractions possible