STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 A.M. on March 14, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Clark
HANSEN, Rick LAYMAN, Sandy
BACKER, Jeff LUECK, Dale
BECKER-FINN, Jamie METSA, Jason
BLISS, Matt NEWBERGER, Jim
CLARK, Karen POSTON, John
ECKLUND, Rob SUNDIN, Mike
FISCHER, Peter SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe UGLEM, Mark
Representative Torkelson moved the approval of the March 13, 2018 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3089 (Metsa) Mine inspection requirements modified.
Representative Metsa moved HF3089 be sent to the General Register.
Representative Fabian moved the H3089A-1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Joe Austin, Director of Safety and Risk Management, St. Louis County
Representative Metsa renewed his motion that HF3089, as amended, be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3095 (Smith) Waste management provisions modified.
Representative Fabian moved HF3095 be sent to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee.
Representative Fabian moved the H3095A-1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chris DeLaForest, National Waste and Recycling Association, Minnesota Chapter
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Representative Fabian renewed his motion that HF3095, as amended, be sent to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Swedzinski assumed the gavel at 8:38 AM.
A Tourism Industry update was given.
Joel Carlson, Community of Minnesota Resorts
Carolyn Aarsvold, Community of Minnesota Resorts
Sarah Psick, Minnesota Tourism Growth Coalition
John Edman, Director, Explore Minnesota Tourism
Nick Leonard, PhD, Director of Tourism and Economic Development Otter Tail County
Tim Zunker, Shakopee Chamber and Visitors Bureau
Darin Rahm, Director, Marshall Convention Visitors Bureau
The meeting was adjourned at 9:44 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant