STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Anderson, Chair of the Agriculture Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:33 a.m. on March 23, 2016 in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ANDERSON, Paul, Chair
FRANSON, Mary, VC
Chair Anderson started the meeting at 10:15 a.m. A quorum was not present.
Julie Sorenson, PhD, Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety, presented on rollover protection safety bars for tractors.
Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 10:33 a.m.
Rep. Schulz moved to approve the minutes from March 22, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2516 Tractor rollover protection pilot grant program established, and non-state money received by the agriculture commissioner appropriated.
Vice Chair Franson moved HF2516.
Testifying on HF2516, Rep. Daniels.
HF2516 was laid over.
Vice Chair Franson assumed the gavel at 10:38 a.m.
HF2502 Tractor rollover protection pilot grant program established, and money appropriated
Chair Anderson moved HF2502 to be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance
Chair Anderson moved the H2502A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying on HF2502 as amended, Chair Anderson, Tiana Larson, Randolph Future Farmers of America, Edward Terry, Future Farmers of America Instructor, Carol Fury, CEO EquipAlife, Julie Sorenson PhD, Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety.
Chair Anderson renewed his motion that HF2502 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2840 Farm safety program established, and money appropriated
Rep. Johnson moved HF2840 to be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance.
Testifying on HF2840, Rep. Johnson, Carol Fury, EquipAlife.
HF3125 Lubricating oil renewable standard established
Chair Anderson moved HF3125 to be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.
Chair Anderson moved the H3125A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying on HF3125 as amended, Greg Blake, Bio-Synthetic Technologies, Sandy Neren, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Ted Reilly, Kath Fuel Oil Service.
Chair Anderson renewed his motion that HF3125 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committed adjourned at 11:48 a.m.
Representative Mary Franson, Vice-Chair
Tyler Webster, Committee Legislative Assistant