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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 05, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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 March 5th, 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
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



Members excused:

BACKER, Jeff


Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:46 P.M. A quorum was not present.

HF3605 (Sundin) Wetland replacement credits for local government roads funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying on HF3605:
Rick West, Association of Minnesota Counties

A quorum was present at 12:50 P.M.

Representative Sundin moved that HF3605 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Representative Sundin moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3605 as amended:
Dan Larson, Minnesota Rural Counties
Matt Massman, Minnesota Inter-County Association

Representative Sundin renewed the motion that HF3605 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

HF2946 (Acomb) Raptor protection from lead poisoning funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF2946 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Testifying on HF2946:
Julia Ponder, Raptor Center, University of Minnesota
Meg Gammage-Tucker, National Eagle Center
Thomas Casey, Friends of Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas
Carol Henderson, self
Lance Ness, Anglers for Habitat

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF2946 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

Representative Persell moved to approve the minutes of March 3rd, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3063 (Becker-Finn) Nontoxic ammunition vouchers funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF3063 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

HF3220 (Becker-Finn) Fishing; lead tackle trade-in program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF3220 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Becker-Finn renewed the motion that HF3220 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

HF3543 (Cantrell) Chaska; Minnesota River dredge spoil sites 2019 appropriation modified.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF3543 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Testifying on HF3543:
Linda Loomis, Lower Minnesota River Watershed District
Kevin Bigalke, Pollution Control Agency

Representative Becker-Finn renewed the motion that HF3543 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:42 P.M.

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3543 (Cantrell) - Chaska; Minnesota River dredge spoil sites 2019 appropriation modified.
  • HF2946 (Acomb) - Raptor protection from lead poisoning funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3220 (Becker-Finn) - Fishing; lead tackle trade-in program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3063 (Becker-Finn) - Nontoxic ammunition vouchers funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3605 (Sundin) - Wetland replacement credits for local government roads funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF3543 (Cantrell) Chaska; Minnesota River dredge spoil sites 2019 appropriation modified.
HF2946 (Acomb) Raptor protection from lead poisoning funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3220 (Becker-Finn) Fishing; lead tackle trade-in program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3063 (Becker-Finn) Nontoxic ammunition vouchers funding provided, and money appropriated
HF3605 (Sundin) Local government roads wetland replacement credit funding provided, and money appropriated.