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House MN

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday at 9:45 a.m. in Room 200
Committee Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe (27B)
Vice Chair: Rep. Jeff Brand (19A)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Nancy Conley 651-296-4374
Committee Legislative Assistant: Carl Kaase 651-296-9552

Division Reports

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 9:45 AM

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:

The meeting time is extended to 11:45 AM if necessary to complete the agenda.

HF 2572 (Brand) Agricultural best management practice loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1084 (Petersburg) Local food promotion and education event funding provided
HF 453 (Anderson) Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee
HF 759 (Hansen) Donated venison processing reimbursement increased
HF 2573 (Hansen) Emerging farmer outreach coordinator

Note: Other bills may be added.

**Bill Removed: HF 2248 (Vang) Industrial hemp definition modified, and voluntary hemp certification program established and HF 2134 (Erickson) Adaptive farm equipment loan program.
**Chronic Wasting Disease discussion moved to Thursday

Bills:
  • HF2572 (Brand) - Agricultural best management practice loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1084 (Petersburg) - Local food promotion and education event funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF453 (Anderson) - Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee.
  • HF759 (Hansen) - Donated venison processing reimbursement increased.
  • HF2573 (Hansen) - Farmer outreach coordinator position funding provided, and money appropriated.
Bills Removed:
  • HF2248 (Vang) - Industrial hemp definition modified, and voluntary hemp certification program established.
  • HF2134 (Erickson) - EquipALife nonprofit grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 9:45 AM

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 1581 (Poppe) Farmer mental health counseling funding provided
HF 1292 (Hansen) Unlawful pesticide application monetary penalties enhanced
Chronic Wasting Disease discussion continued

Other bills may be added

Bills:
  • HF1581 (Poppe) - Farmer mental health counseling funding provided, past appropriation canceled, and money appropriated.
  • HF1292 (Hansen) - Unlawful pesticide application monetary penalties enhanced.
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