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Climate and Energy Finance and Policy


2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, April 5, 2022



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 5th, 2022 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.

Vice Chair Acomb moved that the minutes of March 22nd, 2022, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Long passed the gavel to Representative Acomb at 10:33am.

Representative Long presented HF 3337, a bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying submission dates for certain reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 216B.096, subdivision 11; 237.55.

Representative Long moved that HF 3337 be rereferred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Long moved the HF 3337DE2 amendment.

Testifying on HF 3337:
• Ashley Engh, House Fiscal Analyst
• Bob Eleff, House Research Analyst
• Kevin Lee, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Commerce
• Rod Adams, Executive Director, New Justice Project
• Maricruz Lozano Rios, Program Manager, Unidos MN Education Fund

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM.

Representative Jamie Long, Chair

Mike Hermanson, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3337 (Long) - Energy and climate change needs supplemental budget established, various energy and climate policy provisions added and modified, accounts created, grant programs established, rulemaking authorized, reports required, technical changes made, and money transferred and appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:28 - HF3337 (Long) Omnibus climate and energy supplemental finance and policy bill.
-Walk-through of the delete-all amendment.
Runs 1 hour.

Walkthrough of HF 3337 (Long) Climate and Energy Omnibus Bill.
*An author’s delete all amendment will be posted on Monday, April 4, 2022.

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