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Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance Committee
Monday, March 28, 2022
1:00 PMLivestream YouTube


Present: Senator Carrie Ruud - Chair, Senator Bill Weber Vice Chair, Senator Steve Cwodzinski, Senator Foung Hawj, Senator Jennifer A. McEwen, Senator David H. Senjem

Absent: Senator Andrew R. Lang

Senator Carrie Ruud called the meeting to order at 1:00pm

S.F. 2642: Senator Rarick: Pollution Control Agency denial of registration of precast reinforced concrete sewage tanks containing repaired drainage holes prohibitions.

SF2642- MPCA deial of agency registration of precast reinforced concrete sewage tanks was presented by Senator Rarick; the bill was laid over for possible inclusion. 


The following people testifed: 

  • David Christian, Quality Manager for Del Zotto Products of MN, Inc.
  • Dana Vanderbosch, Assistant Commissioner, Water Policy, MPCA

Be laid over.

S.F. 3701: Senator Ruud: Dedicated funding website maintenance appropriation.

SF3071-dedicated funds website maintenance appropriation was presented by Senator Ruud; the A-1 amendment was offered and adopted by voice vote; the bill was heard and passed as amended and re-referred to Finance Committee. The motion was passed by voice vote. 


The following people testified: 

  • Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Lessard Sams Outdoor Heritage Council


Senator Ruud moved that S.F. 3701, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

CWD Update from the Department of Natural Resources

CWD presenation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by Dr. Michelle Carstensen, Wildlife Health Progran Supervisor, DNR. 

The meeting was adjourned at 2:20pm

Senator Carrie Ruud, Chair
Lisa Handrick, Legislative Assistant