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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 28, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH 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 10:23 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 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
PERSELL, John
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

Representative Shimanski was excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Swedzinski moved to approve the amended minutes of February 23, 2012 to note that Representative McElfatrick moved to approve the minutes of February 21, 2012. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Paul Anderson moved HF 2398 before the committee. Chair Hamilton noted that there would be an overview of the bill for this committee meeting, but would not be voted on today.

Testifying on HF 2398 were:
Representative Paul Anderson
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Geir Friisoe, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Ed Davis

The meeting was adjourned at 11:15 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:
  • HF2398 (Anderson) - Omnibus agriculture bill.