STATE OF MINNESOTA Eighth MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:20 a.m. on February 3, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
NO members were excused.
A quorum was present.
Representative Paul Torkelson moved to approve the minutes of February 1, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 12 (LeMieur) Green acres and agricultural classifications restored to pre-2008 status.
Representative Mike LeMieur moved that HF12 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Representative LeMieur moved amendment H0012DE1
. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative LeMieur moved an oral amendment to the DE1. Representative LeMieur withdrew his oral amendment.
Representative LeMieur moved the H0012A4
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Rod Hamilton moved the amendment H0012A1
Testifying on the H0012A1 amendment were:
John Hagen - Minnesota Department of Revenue
Tom Dybing - Houston County Assessor
Chris Radatz – Minnesota Farm Bureau
Thom Peterson – Minnesota Farmers Union
Paul Egert – Minnesota Realtors Association
Chair Hamilton withdrew amendment H0012A1.
Chair Hamilton moved amendment H0012A2
Testifying on amendment H0012A2 was:
Ron Drude, Isanti County
Chair Hamilton laid HF12, as amended, over until Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
The next meeting will be Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m.
REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant