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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 12, 2020

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

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

MINUTES

Representative Ecklund, member of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:47 P.M. on March 12th, 2020, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


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

Members excused:


CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
LEE, Fue



Representative Ecklund called the meeting to order at 12:47 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Sundin moved to approve the minutes of March 10th, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4180 (Hansen) Dry cleaner fees modified, and report to legislature modified.

Chair Hansen moved that HF4180 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Hansen moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF4180 as amended:
Kirk Koudelka, Pollution Control Agency
Dart Poach, Minnesota Dry Cleaners Association

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF4180 as amended be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4311 (Hansen) Department of Agriculture, Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Health, Metropolitan Council, and University of Minnesota funding provided from clean water fund, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF4311 be recommended to be re-referred to the Legacy Finance Division.

Testifying on HF4311:
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF4311 be recommended to be re-referred to the Legacy Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Hansen assumed the gavel at 1:20 P.M.

HF2823 (Huot) Rosemount; wastewater infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF2823 be returned to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Hansen moved to adopt the DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF2823 as amended be returned to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3982 (Vang) Climate change; financial assistance grant program established, and money appropriated.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that HF3982 be recommended to be re-referred to the Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division.

Testifying on HF3982:
Katie Schroeer, Youth Representative on the Northfield Environmental Quality Commission
Larry Kraft, St. Louis Park
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency
David Benke, Pollution Control Agency

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF3982 be recommended to be re-referred to the Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division. Representative Becker-Finn requested a roll-call on the motion. The results were as follows:

AYE

HANSEN
BECKER-FINN
ECKLUND
FISCHER
MORRISON
PERSELL
SANDELL
SUNDIN
WAGENIUS

NAY

FABIAN
BACKER
HEINTZEMAN
LUECK
NELSON, N.
THEIS

ABSENT

CLAFLIN
GREEN
LEE

On a vote of 9 AYES and 6 NAYS; THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:48 P.M.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3982 (Vang) - Climate change; financial assistance grant program established for cities, and money appropriated.
  • HF2823 (Huot) - Rosemount; wastewater infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF4180 (Hansen) - Perchloroethylene use prohibited as dry cleaning solvent, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF4311 (Hansen) - Department of Agriculture, Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Health, Metropolitan Council, and University of Minnesota money appropriated from clean water fund.
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00:25 - HF4180 (Hansen) Dry cleaner fees modified, and report to legislature modified.
15:33 - HF4311 (Hansen) Department of Agriculture, Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Health, Metropolitan Council, and University of Minnesota funding provided from clean water fund, and money appropriated.
33:07 - HF2823 (Huot) Rosemount; wastewater infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.
35:44 - HF3982 (Vang) Climate change; financial assistance grant program established for cities, and money appropriated.
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*Agenda Change: Bill added.

HF3982 (Vang) Climate change; financial assistance grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF2823 (Huot) Rosemount; wastewater infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4180 (Hansen) Dry cleaner fees modified, and report to legislature modified.
*HF4311 (Hansen) Department of Agriculture, Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Health, Metropolitan Council, and University of Minnesota funding provided from clean water fund, and money appropriated.