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Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy


2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, April 6, 2021


Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy MINUTES
Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on April 6th, 2021, pursuant to House rule
10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services, Facebook Live, and YouTube live streaming.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. Members present:
HANSEN, Rick (Chair) WAZLAWIK, Ami (Vice Chair) HEINTZEMAN, Josh (Lead)
FISCHER, Peter GREEN, Steve IGO, Spencer JORDAN, Sydney KEELER, Heather LEE, Fue LIPPERT, Todd LUECK, Dale MORRISON, Kelly
NELSON, Nathan THEIS, Tama

Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. A quorum was present.

Rep. Fischer moved that the minutes from March 25th, 2021 be approved. MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Wazlawik assumed the gavel at 1:02 P.M.

HF1076 (HANSEN) Environment, natural resources, and tourism funding provided; disposition of receipts, appropriations, funds, and accounts modified; state park and fishing contest provisions modified; fees modified and established; duplicate reporting eliminated; grant programs modified; environmental justice considerations provided; labeling requirements modified; enforcement authority modified; Landfill Responsibility Act established; state land interest conveying provisions modified; state parks and recreation areas added and deleted; land sales authorized; and money appropriated.

Rep. Wazlawik moved that HF1076 be recommended to be re-referred to the House Ways and Means Committee.
House Nonpartisan Staff walked through the H1076DE2. Testifiers:
Brad Hagemeier, Fiscal Analyst MN House of Representatives
Janelle Taylor, House Research MN House of Representatives
Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner Department of Natural Resources John Edmund, Director Explore MN Tourism
Jon Severson, CFO Science Museum of MN John Frawley, ED MN Zoo
LisaBeth Barajas, Community Development Director Metropolitan Council John Jaschke, ED MN Board of Soil and Water Resources

Rep. Wazlawik adjourned the meeting 2:28 P.M.

Rick Hansen Chair of Environment Finance and Policy

Adam Kopel Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1076 (Hansen) - Omnibus environment, natural resources, and tourism policy and finance bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:30 - HF1076 (Hansen) Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.
02:50 - Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.

Walk-through of Delete-All amendment to HF1076 (Hansen) Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill.

*An author’s delete-all amendment to HF1076 (Hansen) is posted below. The deadline to submit amendments electronically to the Committee Administrator ( is 1pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here:

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