STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Dennis Ozment, Chair of the House Agriculture, Environment & Natural Resources Finance Committee, called the fifty-ninth meeting to order at 8:22 A.M. on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
OZMENT, Dennis (Chair) JUHNKE, Al
DILL, David (Vice Chair) PENAS, Maxine
CORNISH, Tony PETERSON, Aaron
HACKBARTH, Tom URDAHL, Dean
MAGNUS, Doug WAGENIUS, Jean
A quorum was present.
Chair OZMENT moved the minutes of the March 16, 2006 meeting be approved as prepared by the clerk. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair OZMENT moved SF762 for consideration by the Committee.
Chair OZMENT moved adoption of the S762DE2 to SF762. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on the SF762 as amended:
Craig Johnson, Intergovernmental Relations, League of Minnesota Cities
Mike Robertson, Lobbyist, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Thom Petersen, Government Director, Minnesota Farmers Union
Kris Sigford, Water Quality Director, MN Center for Environmental Advocacy
LeeAnn Buck, Executive Director, MN Assn, of Soil & Water
Kari Thurlow, Attorney, CCMC
Dan Larson, Administrator, MN Rural Counties Caucus
Kristen Applegate, Deputy Commissioner, MPCA
Paul Burns, Assistant Director of Resources Management & Development, MDA
Dennis Fuchs, Stearns County Soil & Water
Chair OZMENT laid the bill over for further discussion.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:08 A.M.
REP. DENNIS OZMENT, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant