Thursday, March 7, 2019
1:00 PM, Room 1150, Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Present: Senator David J. Osmek - Chair, Senator Andrew Mathews - Vice Chair, Senator D. Scott Dibble, Senator John Marty, Senator Eric R. Pratt, Senator Jason Rarick, Senator David H. Senjem, Senator Erik Simonson
Absent: Senator John A. Hoffman, Senator Julie A. Rosen
Senator David J. Osmek called the meeting to order at 1:03 PM
A quorum was present
S.F. 1372: Senator Mathews: Hydropower sources meeting renewable energy standard size limitation elimination.
Senator Mathews introduced SF 1372
Eric Swanson, Manitoba Hydro testified
Deborah Birgen, Missouri River Energy Services testified
SF 1372 was laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill
Senator Osmek moved that S.F. 1372, be laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill.
Senator Mathews assumed the chair
S.F. 633: Senator Osmek: Nuclear power plant certificate of need issue prohibition abolition.
Senator Osmek introduced SF 633
Margaret Levin, Sierra Club North Star Chapter testified
SF 633 was laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill
Senator Mathews moved that S.F. 633, be laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill.
Senator Osmek reassumed the chair
The meeting was adjourned at 1:59 PM
Senator David J. Osmek, Chair
Owen Neubauer, Legislative Assistant