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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

Second MEETING (Joint Hearing) - Agriculture Policy

January 15, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA Second MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the joint meeting of the Agriculture Finance Committee and the Agriculture Policy Committee to order at 10:15 A.M. on January 15, 2015, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll of the Agriculture Policy Committee

Members present:


ANDERSON, Paul, Chair
FRANSON, Mary, VC
ALLEN, Susan
ANDERSON, Mark
BACKER, Jeff
BLY, David
HAMILTON, Rod
Clark Johnson
LUECK, Dale
MARQUART, Paul
NORNES, Bud
POPPE, Jeanne
RARICK, Jason
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


Members excused:
MARIANI, Carlos
SCHOMACKER, Joe

A quorum was present.



Representative Hamilton recognized recognition to the members of the Council on Black Minnesotans

Santo Cruz introduced Commissioner Dave Fredrickson and Budget Director Steve Ernest to present an overview of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

Dr. Beth Thompson and Dr. Kris Petrini presented an overview of the Board of Animal Health.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:36 A.M.





Representative Paul Anderson, Chair




Tyler Webster, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Special Recognition; Overview of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Overview of the Board of Animal Health

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