STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke
Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:35 AM, February 18, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present
Representative Shimanski moved that the minutes of February 17, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.
The following people testified on the Budget discussions on the Pesticide Division of the Department of Agriculture:
Greg Buzicky, MN Department of Agriculture
Steve Ernest, MN Department of Agriculture
Andrew Hackman, Consumer Specialty Producers Association
David Flakne, Syngenta
Bill Bond, MN Crop Production Retailers
Barry Tilley, Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board
Annalee Garletz, Association of Minnesota Counties
Discussion and questions followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:04 PM.
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair
William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant