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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 10, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 10th, 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 Lee moved to approve the minutes of March 5th, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3702 (Hornstein) State building construction materials; funding provided for study to examine costs and benefits of requiring environmental assessments of building materials used in state buildings to be included in bids, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF3702 be recommended to be re-referred to the State Government Finance Division.

Chair Hansen moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3702 as amended:
Dave Hallas, United Steel Workers

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF3702 as amended be recommended to be re-referred to the State Government Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3058 (Lee) Air quality permit; requirement to analyze and consider cumulative pollution modified before issuing permit, and community liaison position required.

Representative Lee moved that HF3058 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Representative Lee moved to adopt the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3058 as amended:
Roxxanne O’Brien
Mike Bennett
Sophie Burnevik
Taisia Cleveland
Nancy Przymus
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency

Representative Lee renewed the motion that HF3058 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

HF3057 (Lee) Nonexpiring air emission permit public hearing required every five years, and written determinations to deny permit review required.

Representative Lee moved that HF3057 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill.

Testifying on HF3057:
Nancy Przymus
Roxxanne O’Brien
Mike Bennett
Sophie Burnevik
Beth Lee
Taisia Cleveland
Nancy Peterson

Representative Lee renewed the motion that HF3057 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future bill. The bill was laid over.

HF3378 (Wazlawik) Pollution Control Agency required to hold public hearing.

Chair Hansen moved that HF3378 be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Chair Hansen moved to adopt the DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3378 as amended:
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF3378 as amended be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3180 (Claflin) Food packaging chemical use regulated.

Vice Chair Claflin moved that HF3180 be recommended to be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Testifying on HF3180:
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency
Nancy Przymus

Vice Chair Claflin renewed the motion that HF3180 be recommended to be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3702 (Hornstein) - State building construction materials; funding provided for study to examine costs and benefits of requiring environmental assessments of building materials used in state buildings to be included in bids, and money appropriated.
  • HF3057 (Lee) - Nonexpiring air emission permit public hearing required every five years, and written determinations to deny permit review required.
  • HF3058 (Lee) - Air quality permit; requirement to analyze and consider cumulative pollution modified before issuing permit, and community liaison position required.
  • HF3378 (Wazlawik) - Pollution Control Agency required to hold public hearing.
  • HF3180 (Claflin) - Food packaging chemical use regulated.
House TV Video:
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00:34 - HF3702 (Hornstein) State building construction materials; funding provided for study to examine costs and benefits of requiring environmental assessments of building materials used in state buildings to be included in bids, and money appropriated.
19:37 - HF3058 (Lee) Air quality permit; requirement to analyze and consider cumulative pollution modified before issuing permit, and community liaison position required.
59:16 - HF3057 (Lee) Nonexpiring air emission permit public hearing required every five years, and written determinations to deny permit review required.
1:22:40 - HF3378 (Wazlawik) Pollution Control Agency required to hold public hearing.
1:29:00 - HF3180 (Claflin) Food packaging chemical use regulated.
Coverage ended early because the hearing ran long and another hearing was previously scheduled to start in a few minutes.
Runs 1 hour, 39 minutes.


HF3702 (Hornstein) State building construction materials; funding provided for study to examine costs and benefits of requiring environmental assessments of building materials used in state buildings to be included in bids, and money appropriated.
HF3058 (Lee) Air quality permit; requirement to analyze and consider cumulative pollution modified before issuing permit, and community liaison position required.
HF3057 (Lee) Nonexpiring air emission permit public hearing required every five years, and written determinations to deny permit review required.
HF3378 (Wazlawik) Pollution Control Agency required to hold public hearing.
HF3180 (Claflin) Food packaging chemical use regulated