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Climate and Energy Finance and Policy


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



Representative Jamie Long, Chair of the Committee on Climate and Energy Finance and Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 AM on April 6th, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Long, Jamie, Chair
Acomb, Patty, Vice Chair
Swedzinski, Chris, Republican Lead
Bierman, Robert
Boe, Greg
Christensen, Shelly
Franson, Mary
Gruenhagen, Glenn
Hollins, Athena
Hornstein, Frank
Igo, Spencer
Lee, Fue
Lippert, Todd
Lislegard, Dave
Mekeland, Shane
Munson, Jeremy
Stephenson, Zack

A quorum was present.

Representative Acomb assumed the gavel at 10:32 AM.

Representative Long presented HF 2110, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying a public utility reporting requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2f.

Representative Long moved that HF 2110 be rereferred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Testifying on HF 2110:
Marco Hernandez, Public Policy Director, COPAL MN
Lucia Everist, Student, Edina High School
Joel Carlson, Laborer, LiUNA
Bob Eleff, House Research Analyst
Solveig Beckel, House Fiscal Analyst

The meeting was adjourned at 11:53 AM.

Representative Jamie Long, Chair

Mike Hermanson, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
House TV Video:
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02:55 - HF2110 (Long) Omnibus climate and energy finance and policy bill.
17:25 - Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment.
1:00:50 - Member discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.

HF 2110 (Long) Omnibus Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Bill
-The DE amendment for HF 2110, the Omnibus Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Bill, will be posted on or before Monday, April 5th.
-Walkthrough of the DE amendment and member discussion will take place on Tuesday, April 6th.
-Amendments will be due on Wednesday, April 7th at 3 p.m.
-Public testimony will be taken on Wednesday, April 7th.
-Formal committee action will be taken on Thursday, April 8th.
-If necessary the committee will meet on Friday, April 9th to finish amendments.
*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page:

Note: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6th.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: