STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Denny McNamara, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance called the fiftieth meeting to order at 8:16 a.m. on February 9, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MCNAMARA, Denny, Chair
TORKELSON, Paul, Vice Chair
A quorum was present at 8:18 a.m.
H.F. 2153 (McNamara) Agency prepayments authorized; apprentice riders provided; provisions modified relating to aquatic invasive species, local government trail authority, enforcement, bait, prior appropriations, La Salle Lake State Recreation Area administration, easements, lands withdrawn from sale, and lease provisions; reporting, plan, and meeting requirements eliminated; loan program eliminated; state parks, sate recreation areas, and state forests added to and deleted from; private sale of state lands authorized; and civil penalties provided.
Rep. McNamara presented H.F. 2153.
Steve Hirsch, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Joe Shneider, Christmas Lake Homeowners Association, Tom Dimond, citizen, Gabriel Jahbour, citizen, Eric Evenson, Minnehaha Creek Watershed, Jeff Forrester, Minnesota Seasonal Recreational Property Owners Coalition, Lance Ness, Anglers for Habitat, Sam Griffith, Sandstone Lake, and Colonel Michael Price, United States Army Corps of Engineers testified on H.F. 2153.
H.F. 2153 was laid over.
Representative Falk moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 1, 2012 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 a.m.
REP. DENNY MCNAMARA, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant