Votes

House Environment & Natural Resources Omnibus Bill | SF 959

House voted Yes
| April 22, 2021
About this Legislation
Chief Author

SF 959 (Hansen), the Environment & Natural Resources Omnibus Bill is the House version of the budget and policy legislation for the management of Minnesota's environment and the funding of the managing agencies and programs. This bill includes notable provisions, including:

  • sufficient funding for state agencies
  • Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) bills with appropriations based on 2020 and 2021 recommendations
  • increased chronic wasting diseases (CWD) protections
  • the Landfill Responsibility Act
  • PFAS reduction and monitoring
  • Soil & Water Conservation¬† Districts (SWCD) local funding mechanisms
  • lead ammunition limitation programs
  • pesticide/seed disposal measures
  • climate resiliency grants
  • environmental justice cumulative impact analysis
Status

The House Environment & Natural Resources Omnibus Bill was passed. The bill now proceeds to Conference Committee to be combined with the Senate’s version of the Environment & Natural Resources Omnibus bill.

What a yes means

A "yes" vote passes House SF 959 off of the House floor, advancing the bill toward comparison and consideration with its Senate equivalent through a conference committee.

What a no would have meant

A "no" vote does not pass House SF 959 off of the House floor.

Vote Tallies

All Votes R. DFL Ind.
Yes = 70 1 69 0
No = 63 63 0 0
Abstain = 0 0 0 0
Absent = 1 0 1 0
Votes by Member Name