STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies, and
Veterans Affairs Finance
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair, called the thirty-second meeting to order at 2:35PM on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 in Room 500N of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al MAGNUS, Doug
WELTI, Andy OLIN, Dave
DOTY, Al OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
FAUST, Tim PETERSON, Aaron
FINSTAD, Brad SHIMANSKI, Ron
A quorum was present.
The Chair acknowledged that it was Representative Hamilton's birthday.
Representative Finstad moved that the minutes of March 19, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 2987 (Juhnke); a bill relating to motor fuels; modifying definition of biodiesel; increasing minimum biodiesel content; creating tiered biodiesel content goal; requiring notice, a proposal, and recommendations to the legislature; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes.
Chair Juhnke moved the H2987A9
Chair Juhnke presented the H2987A9
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Juhnke moved that HF 2987, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3981 (Juhnke); a bill relating to appropriations; appropriating money for veterans affairs, military affairs; and the Board of Animal Health; reducing and adjusting appropriations for agriculture; authorizing issuance of special veteran contribution plate for motorcycles, providing for disposition of certain funds; removing a limit on certain grants; eliminating a sunset date; amending Minnesota Statutes.
Chair Juhnke presented HF 3981.
Discussion and questions followed.
HF 3902 (Juhnke); a bill relating to agriculture; changing an appropriation; amending Laws 2007.
Chair Juhnke presented HF 3902.
Next meeting: Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 10:00AM.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:30PM.
Al Juhnke, Chair
Dana Wilson, Committee Legislative Assistant