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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 18, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

MINUTES

Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:46 P.M. on February 18th, 2020, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
FABIAN, Dan, GOP Lead
BACKER, Jeff
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
ECKLUND, Rob
FISCHER, Peter
GREEN, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
LEE, Fue
LUECK, Dale
MORRISON, Kelly
NELSON, Nathan
PERSELL, John
SANDELL, Steve
SUNDIN, Mike
THEIS, Tama
WAGENIUS, Jean

Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:46 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lueck moved to approve the minutes of February 13th, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Bryan Lueth, Department of Natural Resources, and Dave Benke, Pollution Control Agency, provided an update on Chronic Wasting Disease efforts and the Adopt-a-Dumpster program.

Dr. Barb Kelley, Department of Natural Resources, gave an overview of the Chronic Wasting Disease containment program.

Dr. Linda Glaser, Board of Animal Health, provided an update on the Farmed Cervidae Program.

Dr. Peter Larsen, University of Minnesota, provided an update on research and outreach related to Chronic Wasting Disease.

Dr. Michael Osterholm, University of Minnesota, provided an update on the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 P.M.