An author's delete-all amendment to HF3231 will be posted by Monday, April 4th at noon. Amendments to the amendment will be due to committee staff by Tuesday, April 5th at 10:15 a.m.
(Hamilton) - Voluntary solar site management practices established.
(Anderson) - Agriculture provisions policy and technical changes made, Farmer Lender Mediation Task force and a Farm Safety Initiative established, and reports required.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture Report on the Status of Food Hubs
Public testimony on HF2408 was taken at a previous meeting. No further testimony will be taken on this bill in Ag Policy.
(Hansen) - Minnesota emerald ash borer suppression program established, and money appropriated.
(Hamilton) - Good food access program established to provide financial and technical assistance to increase access to affordable foods, report required, and money appropriated.
(Clark) - Urban agriculture development pilot program established, and money appropriated.
The hearings on HF 3000 and HF 3159 are informational only. No votes will be taken.
(Swedzinski) - Grain credit contract indemnity program established, bond amounts for licensed grain buyers increased, portion of sales tax revenue derived from the sale of grain bins dedicated, sales tax on grain bins eliminated, gross receipts tax for grain bins established to fund the indemnity payments if program funding falls below a threshold amount, and money appropriated.
(Backer) - Drainage system repair procedures modified.
(Backer) - Buffer requirement definitions modified.
(Torkelson) - Buffer requirements on public waters and drainage ditches clarified and modified, and authority to issue administrative penalty order modified.