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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

FORTY SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 15, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
MINUTES

Representative Kiel, Member of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:23 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Representative Hamilton was excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Vogel moved to approve the minutes of March 8, 2012. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Paul Anderson moved HF2741 to pass and go to the General Register.
Representative Anderson moved the H2741A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF2741 were:
Representative Paul Anderson
Tim Rudnicki, Minnesota BioFuels
Mike Jerke, Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company, Benson, Minnesota
Randall Doyal, Al-Corn Clean Fuel, Claremont, Minnesota
John Mages, Minnesota Corn Growers, Belgrade, Minnesota
Jay Sommers, Agri-Energy/GEVO, Luverne, Minnesota
Paul Dwyer, GEVO/Agri-Energy, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Representative Hansen requested a roll call vote.
Representative Anderson renewed his motion to pass HF2741 as amended and refer it to the General Register.

The following members voted in favor of the motion:
ANDERSON, Paul
EKEN, Kent
FALK, Andrew
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
HOSCH, Larry
KATH, Kory
KIEL, Debra
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORROW, Terry
PERSELL, John
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SHIMANSKI, Ron
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bruce
WARD, John

Member voting against the motion was:
HANSEN, Rick

Member abstaining was:
ANDERSON, Bruce

Total votes: 20
For: 18
Against: 1
Abstain: 1

THE MOTION PREVAILED.




The meeting was adjourned at 11:20 a.m.




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REP. DEB KIEL, CHAIR



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Linda Westrom
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2741 (Anderson) - Ethanol minimum content dates extended.
Documents:

Other bills may be added to the agenda-