State of Minnesota Thirteenth Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session
Energy Finance and Policy Division
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the thirteenth meeting to order at 2:26 PM on February 21, 2007 in Room 200 of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Representative Welti moved approval of the minutes of February 19, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF677 (Brod) JOBZ treatment for biodiesel fuel plants time period extended.
2:27 PM - Rep. Brod presented HF0677.
The Chair moved to re-refer HF677 to the Committee on Taxes without recommendation.
The Chair withdrew his motion.
Rep. Westrom moved that HF677 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Testifying in favor of the bill:
2:32 PM - Mike Youngerberg, Director of Field Services, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, 360 Pierce Ave, Suite 110, North Mankato, MN 56003.
Rep. Westrom renewed his motion that HF677 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
The motion prevailed.
Department of Commerce Budget Overview.
2:41 PM - Dennis Munkwitz, Chief Financial Officer, Dept of Commerce, 85 7th Place E, Suite 500, St. Paul, MN 55101, 651-297-1335.
Mark Bucleui, Director of Weights and Measures, Department of Commerce, St. Paul, MN 55113; 651-215-5821; 14305 S. Cross Dr, Suite 150 Burnsville, MN, 55306.
Department of Commerce Change Items.
3:06 PM - Dennis Munkwitz, Chief Financial Officer, Dept of Commerce.
3:07 PM - Patrick Nelson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce, St. Paul, MN, 651-296-4051.
3:16 PM - Kevin Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce, St. Paul, MN, 651-296-2715.
3:23 PM - Ed Garvey, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:58 PM.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant