STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FORTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
Environment Policy and Oversight Committee
Representative Kent Eken, Chair of the Environment Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:38 PM, on February 9, 2010, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Representative Persell moved that the minutes from April 7, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Gardner moved that HF 1217 be passed and referred to the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee.
HF 1217- Gardner
Product stewardship program required to be operated by drug producers to collect and dispose of unwanted drugs, civil penalties provided, and account created.
Representative Gardener moved the H1217DE6
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The following people provided testimony on HF 1217:
Lisa Thibodeau, Chisago County
Sergeant Karl Schreck, Chisago County
Kaken Anderson, Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
Trudy Richter, Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board
Annalee Garletz, Association of Minnesota Counties
Catherine Zimmer, Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
Vern Wagner, Anglers for Habitat
Rose Rongitsch, Anglers for Habitat
Doug Beardsley, Care Providers
Ed Maloney, Paddock Labs
Judy Cook, Mylan
Phil Griffin, LifeScience Alley
Dr. Patrick Moore, Greenspirit Strategies
Marjorie Powell, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Rend Al-Mondhiry, Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Tim Scherkenbach, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Garth Hickle, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Representative Juhnke offered the following oral amendment:
On line 1.22 delete "or other animals"
On line 1.24 delete "or other animals; or"
On line 3.4 delete "pets, or both"
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Gardner renewed his motion that HF 1217 be passed, as amended, and referred to the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee.
Representative McNamara requested a role call on the motion:
The following members voted in favor:
The following members voted against:
The following members abstained:
The following members were absent:
Being 9 ayes, 6 nayes and one abstention. THE MOTION DOES PREVAIL.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:16 PM
Representative Kent Eken, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant