House Voting History

HF5: House Omnibus Capital Investment Bill (Special Session) (May 25, 2017)

House Floor Vote

The House Omnibus Capital Investment bill appropriates money for the acquisition and betterment of public lands and buildings, and other public improvements of a capital nature, whether from the proceeds of the state general obligation bonds, the general fund, or… Continue reading

How the House Voted

A “Yes” vote supports moving the bill onto to the Senate, including the conservation-related appropriations listed above, and then the Governor for approval.

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SF550: Appropriation of the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund money (May 18, 2017)

House Floor Vote

In 1988, 77% of voters across Minnesota passed a constitutional amendment to use proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery to establish the Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund. The Trust Fund is appropriated, “for the public purpose of protection, conservation,… Continue reading

How the House Voted

A “Yes” vote would pass the bill, including cutting the 21 projects and incorporating “no net gain” policies, and move the bill to be compared with the Senate version in preparation for conference committee.

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SF605: Amendment: remove proposal that would politicize agency rulemaking (April 6, 2017)

House Floor Vote

House State Government Omnibus Bill The purpose of administrative rulemaking is to allow state agencies to use their expertise to implement legislation with clear and specific rules when authorized by the legislature. Rulemaking allows for agencies to write substantive standards… Continue reading

How the House Voted

A “No” vote means that agency rulemaking would be delayed and subject to political debate.

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SF1937: Amendment: include costs of clean air and clean water in electric utility resource plans (April 6, 2017)

House Floor Vote

House Jobs/Energy Omnibus Bill The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates Minnesota’s electric utilities. The PUC’s mission is to create and maintain a regulatory environment that ensures safe, reliable, and efficient utility services at fair and reasonable rates. Utility companies… Continue reading

How the House Voted

A “Yes” vote on the amendment would specifically require the PUC to consider the costs of air emissions and water degradation in reviewing electric utility resource plans.

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SF1937: House Energy Omnibus appropriations bill (April 6, 2017)

House Floor Vote

The House Omnibus Jobs, Commerce, Energy, Labor and Industry, and Employment and Economic Development appropriations bill provides money for jobs and economic development makes changes to commerce, telecommunications, and energy policy. Hereinafter the bill will be referred to as the… Continue reading

How the House Voted

A “Yes” vote supports the proposals within the Energy Omnibus bill and the bill will be prepared for Conference Committee.

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