STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTHIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative McNamara, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, began the meeting at 8:20 AM, on March 17th, 2016, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
McNAMARA, Denny (Chair) HAUSMAN, Alice
FABIAN, Dan (Vice Chair) HEINTZEMAN, Josh
HANSON, Rick (DFL Lead) HORNSTEIN, Frank
CLARK, Karen JOHNSON, Clark
CORNISH, Tony NEWBERGER, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob PERSELL, John
FENTON, Kelly POPPE, Jeanne
FISCHER, Peter RARICK, Jason
GREEN, Steve TORKELSON, Paul
Members excused: UGLEM, Mark
Representative McNamara officially called the meeting to order at 8:20 AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Uglem moved the minutes of March 16th, 2016 be adopted. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
HF2993 (Hackbarth) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, and requirements for use of trust fund money added.
Representative Hackbarth moved HF2993 be sent to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.
Representative Hackbarth moved to adopt the HF2993A9 amendment.
Representative Hanson requested a roll call.
THERE BEING 11 AYES AND 9 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.
Representative Torkelson moved to adopt the HF2993A10 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Fabian moved to adopt the HF2993A6 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Fabian moved to adopt the HF2993A8 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Fabian moved to adopt the HF2993A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Hansen moved to adopt the HF2993A2 amendment.
Representative Hansen requested a roll call.
THERE BEING 8 AYES AND 12 NAYS, THE MOTION FAILS.
Susan Thornton, Executive Director, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, J.D. Burton, University of Minnesota, Dr. Dave Mulla, Department of Soil Water and Climate with University of Minnesota, Dr. Mark Seely, Department of Soil Water and Climate with University of Minnesota, Dr. Peter Snyder, Department of Soil Water and Climate, University of Minnesota, Dr. Julia Ponder, Director of the Raptor Center, Dr. Patrick Redig, College of Veterinarian Medicine, University of Minnesota, Joe Sullivan, Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment, Gary Cerkvenik, Department of Natural Resources, Peggy Booth, Department of Natural Resources, Nancy Gibson, Chair of Legislative-Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources, Jeff Broberg Vice Chair of Legislative-Citizens on Minnesota Resources, Chris Collin, Pesticide Action Network, testified on HF2993.
Representative Hackbarth renewed the motion that HF2993, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:37 AM.
Representative McNamara, Chair
Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant