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Agriculture and Rural Development

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 15, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Greg Davids, Chair of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, called the fifteenth meeting to order at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVIDS, Greg, Chair KOENEN, Lyle
BLAINE, Greg, Vice Chair MAGNUS, Doug
FINSTAD, Brad MOE, Frank
HAMILTON, Rod
HEIDGERKEN, Bud PENAS, Maxine
JOHNSON, Ruth URDAHL, Dean
JUHNKE, Al WELTI, Andy

Members excused: OTREMBA, Mary Ellen

Informational hearing regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s Registration of Pesticides was provided by:
- Samuel Yamin, M.P.H., Public Health Scientist, MN Center for Environmental Advocacy

A quorum was present at 2:38 p.m.

Rep. Moe moved approval of the minutes: Wednesday, March 9, 2005. The motion prevailed.

Continued testimony:
Dr. Jennifer Sass, Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, D.C.

Rep. Johnson assumed the role as chair.

Rep. Davids resumed the role as chair.

Rep. Blaine assumed the role as chair.

Rep. Davids resumed the role as chair.

Continued testimony and powerpoint presentation:
Dr. Tyrone Hayes, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California- Berkeley

Chair Davids announced the agenda for tomorrow’s hearing.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:22 p.m.


Rep. Greg Davids, Chair


Denise Berger
Committee Legislative Assistant