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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

Fifth MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 25, 2011

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

AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 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
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
HANSEN, Rick
HOSCH, Larry
KATH, Kory
KIEL, Debra
LEMIEUR, Mike
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORROW, Terry
PERSELL, John
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SHIMANSKI, Ron
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

NO members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Bruce Vogel moved to approve the minutes of January 19, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying:
Dr. Bill Hartmann, Executive Director & State Veterinarian, for Board of Animal Health.

Al Christopherson, Board Chairman, and Teresa Spaeth, Executive Director, for Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI).

Next meeting will be Thursday, January 27, 2011.



The meeting was adjourned at 11:48 a.m.




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REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Board of Animal Health - overview of activities and budget
AURI - overview