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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 05, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
MINUTES

Paul Anderson, Vice Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:26 a.m. on May 5, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Bruce
EKEN, Kent
FALK, Andrew
FRITZ, Patti
HANSEN, Rick
HOSCH, Larry
KATH, Kory
LEMIEUR, Mike
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORROW, Terry
PERSELL, John
SHIMANSKI, Ron
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

Representatives Franson, Kiel, Poppe, Schomacker, and Swedzinski were excused.

A quorum was not present. At 10:32 a.m., a quorum was present.

Chair Paul Anderson introduced HF 1634 for an informational hearing only.
Presenters on HF 1634 were:
Matt Wohlman, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Doug Spanier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
David Read, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Representative Kath moved to approve the minutes of May 4, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:18 a.m.




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REP. PAUL ANDERSON, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1634 (Hamilton) - Food law enforcement provided, technical and conforming changes made, obsolete provisions repealed, and penalties imposed.
  • HF1611 (Hamilton) - Agriculture programs, requirements, fees, and duties changed.

If needed for HF1611
HF1634 - Informational hearing only