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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

FIRST MEETING Special Session

2019-2020 Regular Session - June 16, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FIRST SPECIAL SESSION 2020

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

MINUTES

Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on June 16th, 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

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 12:45 P.M. A quorum was present.

HF28 (Hansen) Environment and Natural Resources Supplemental and Policy Bill

Chair Hansen moved that HF28 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Testifying on HF28:
Greta Gauthier, Pollution Control Agency
Kirk Koudelka, Pollution Control Agency

Chair Hansen moved to adopt the A1 amendment.

Testifying on the A1 amendment:
Missy McGrath, Minnesota Zoo

Chair Hansen renewed the motion to adopt the A1 amendment. A roll-call was taken as required by House rule 10.01. The results were as follows:

AYE

HANSEN
CLAFLIN
ECKLUND
FISCHER
LEE
MORRISON
PERSELL
SANDELL
SUNDIN
WAGENIUS

NAY

FABIAN
BACKER
GREEN
HEINTZEMAN
LUECK
NELSON, N.
THEIS

ABSENT

BECKER-FINN

On a vote of 10 AYES and 7 NAYS; THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF28 as amended be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. A roll-call was taken as required by House rule 10.01. The results were as follows:

AYE

HANSEN
CLAFLIN
BECKER-FINN
ECKLUND
FISCHER
LEE
MORRISON
PERSELL
SANDELL
SUNDIN

NAY

FABIAN
BACKER
GREEN
HEINTZEMAN
LUECK
NELSON, N.
THEIS

ABSENT

WAGENIUS

On a vote of 10 AYES and 7 NAYS; THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF134 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Hansen moved that HF134 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Testifying on HF134:
Kirk Koudelka, Pollution Control Agency

Chair Hansen renewed the motion that HF134 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. A roll-call was taken as required by House rule 10.01. The results were as follows:

AYE

HANSEN
CLAFLIN
FABIAN
BACKER
ECKLUND
FISCHER
HEINTZEMAN
LEE
LUECK
MORRISON
NELSON, N.
PERSELL
SANDELL
SUNDIN
THEIS
WAGENIUS

NAY

GREEN

ABSENT

BECKER-FINN

On a vote of 16 AYES and 1 NAY; THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:37 P.M.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF28 (Hansen) - Environment and natural resources funding provided, provisions modified relating to certifiable fish diseases; farmed Cervidae; reporting requirements; snowmobiles; watercraft safety; all-terrain vehicle definition; insecticide use; invasive species permits; state parks; special-use permits; regulations of possessing, propagating, and selling of snakes, lizards, and salamanders; hunting and fishing; Lake Superior Management Plan; Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; wild rice; state property interests; Water Law; soil and water conservation fund; closed landfill investment fund; Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities; riparian protection; priority qualified facilities; food packaging; nonwoven disposable products; accounts; outdoor recreation units; additions and deletions to state parks and recreation areas; and state land sales; prior appropriations modified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
  • HF134 (Hansen) - Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
06:02 - HF28 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources; provisions modified including Cervidae, watercraft operator safety program, invasive species permits, wild rice leases, and various other provisions.
42:51 - HF134 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 52 minutes.


This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

The agenda is updated to include the formal bill number on the previous HFxxx (Hansen).

Agenda:

HF28 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources; provisions modified including Cervidae, watercraft operator safety program, invasive species permits, wild rice leases, and various other provisions.

HF134 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.*The bill language is posted under attachments.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2

Meeting Documents will be posted on the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Website at: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91019

Public Testimony:
• Please note that a majority of provisions of HF28 (Hansen) have already received a full hearing during the Regular 2020 Legislative Session.
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Clay.Schwartzwalter@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:00am, Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.