STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division
Representative Hansen, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on February 5th, 2019, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HANSEN, Rick, Chair
CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair
FABIAN, Dan, Lead
Chair Hansen called the meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Fischer moved to approve the minutes of January 31st, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Chair Hansen moved HF80 for consideration before the committee.
Testifying on HF80:
Elizabeth Wefel, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Chair Hansen laid over HF80 for consideration at a later date.
HF340 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage fund previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
Chair Hansen moved HF340 for consideration before the committee.
Testifying on HF340:
Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Joe Pavelko, Assistant Director, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Barry Tilley, Member, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Thor Underdahl, Minnesota Power
Representative Green moved to adopt the HF340A19 amendment.
Testifying on HF340A19:
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources
Representative Becker-Finn requested a roll-call vote on the motion to adopt the HF340A19 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS ABSENT
FABIAN, Dan, Lead HANSEN, Rick, Chair NEU, Anne
BACKER, Jeff CLAFLIN, Anne, Vice Chair PERSELL, John
ECKLUND, Rob BECKER-FINN, Jamie RARICK, Jason
GREEN, Steve FISCHER, Peter SANDELL, Steve
HEINTZEMAN, Josh LEE, Fue
LUECK, Dale MORRISON, Kelly
On a vote of 6 AYES, 8 NAYS, and 4 ABSENT; THE MOTION FAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.
Chair Hansen laid over HF340 for consideration at a later date.
The following bills were referred by memo February 1, 2019:
To the Division on Water:
Friday, February 1, 2019
HF 582 (Hansen) Metropolitan area inflow and infiltration grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 P.M.
Representative Rick Hansen, Chair
Clay Schwartzwalter, Committee Legislative Assistant