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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 22, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 10:26 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, in 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
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SHIMANSKI, Ron
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

Representatives Persell and Torkelson were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative McElfatrick moved to approve the minutes of February 21, 2012. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kiel moved HF 2158 to pass and to be sent to the General Register.
Representative Kiel moved the H2158DE1 amendment.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 2158 as amended were:
Representative Kiel
Jerry Schoenfeld, Minnesota Biodiesel and Minnesota Soybean
Craig Pagel, Iron Mining Association
Amber Backhaus, Canadian Pacific Railroad
Matthew Lemke, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
Wayne Brandt, Minnesota Timber Producers Association

Representative Falk moved to amend HF 2158, the DE1 amendment by striking the words "and copper" on line 1.9. THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Falk moved to amend HF 2158, the DE1 amendment by striking line 1.8. THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel renewed the motion to pass HF 2158 as amended and send it to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.





The meeting was adjourned at 11:16 a.m.




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REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2158 (Kiel) - Biodiesel minimum content requirement exceptions extended.
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