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2015-2016 Regular Session

FORTY-SECOND MEETING - Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

May 03, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION


JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:35 P.M. on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
CLARK, Karen
FABIAN, Dan
GUNTHER, Bob
ISAACSON, Jason
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LOONAN, Bob
METSA, Jason
NEWBERGER, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
SCOTT, Peggy
SIMONSON, Erik
SMITH, Dennis
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
VOGEL, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean

MAHONEY, Tim

Members excused:
BAKER, Dave
HORTMAN, Melissa

Representative O’Neill moved the minutes of April 18, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Vogel moved the minutes of April 19, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3925 (Hackbarth) Iron Range resources and rehabilitation commissioner duties modified, Legislative-Citizen Commission created, legislative oversight provided, appropriations and distribution modified, conforming changes made, study required, and money appropriated.

Chair Garofalo moved HF3925 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chair Garofalo moved the H3925 A-6 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Tom Anzelc, State Representative, 5B; Mark Phillips, Commissioner, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board; Bob Tammen, citizen; testified on HF3925.

Representative Hackbarth presented HF3925

Non-Partisan House Research Staff member Anita Neumann gave a walkthrough of HF3925

Representative Metsa moved the H3925DE2 Amendment

Representative Metsa withdrew the H3925DE2 Amendment

Representative Scott assumed the gavel at 5:09 P.M.

Representative Garofalo assumed the gavel at 5:11 P.M.

Chair Garofalo renewed his motion that HF3925 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Ways and Means Committee. Representative Metsa requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:
GAROFALO, Pat
FABIAN, Dan
LOONAN, Bob
NEWBERGER, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
VOGEL, Bob

NAYS:
CLARK, Karen
ISAACSON, Jason
JOHNSON, Sheldon
MAHONEY, Tim
METSA, Jason
SIMONSON, Erik
WAGENIUS, Jean

Members excused:
BAKER, Dave
GUNTHER, Bob
HORTMAN, Melissa

On a vote of 9 Ayes and 7 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED

The meeting was adjourned at 5:16 P.M.




Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair




Meagan Rice, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF3925 (Hackbarth) - Iron Range resources and rehabilitation commissioner duties modified, Legislative-Citizen Commission created, legislative oversight provided, appropriations and distribution modified, conforming changes made, study required, and money appropriated.
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09:43 - Gavel. 10:34 - HF3925 (Hackbarth) Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation commissioner duties modified, Legislative-Citizen Commission created, legislative oversight provided, appropriations and distribution modified, conforming changes made, study required, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.