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TWENTY-SECOND MEETING - Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

AGRICULTURE & FOOD FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 AM on March 26th, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

POPPE, Jeanne, CHAIR
BRAND, Jeff, VICE CHAIR
HAMILTON, Rod, Republican LEAD
ANDERSON, Paul
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LUECK, Dale
POSTON, John
TABKE, Brad
VANG, Samantha
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Member absent:
MILLER, Tim

A quorum was present.

Representative Brand moved that the minutes of March 21, 2019, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Brand moved that H.F. 2572 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Testimony provided by:
• Diane Mitchell, Environmental Service Officer, Renville County

Representative Brand renewed his motion that H.F. 2572 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Hamilton moved that H.F. 1084 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Testimony provided by:
• Representative Petersburg
• Former Congressman Tim Penny, President, Southern Minnesota Initiative Program

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion to lay H.F. 1084 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Anderson moved that H.F. 453 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Anderson presented H.F. 453.

Representative Anderson renewed his motion to lay H.F. 453 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Hansen moved that H.F. 759 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Hansen presented H.F. 759.

Representative Hansen renewed his motion to lay H.F. 759 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Hansen moved that H.F. 2573 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

Representative Hansen presented H.F. 2573.

Representative Poppe restated the motion to lay H.F. 2573 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus Agriculture bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:20 AM.




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Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair


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Carl Kaase, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

The meeting time is extended to 11:45 AM if necessary to complete the agenda. HF 2572 (Brand) Agricultural best management practice loan program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 1084 (Petersburg) Local food promotion and education event funding provided HF 453 (Anderson) Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee HF 759 (Hansen) Donated venison processing reimbursement increased HF 2573 (Hansen) Emerging farmer outreach coordinator Note: Other bills may be added. **Bill Removed: HF 2248 (Vang) Industrial hemp definition modified, and voluntary hemp certification program established and HF 2134 (Erickson) Adaptive farm equipment loan program. **Chronic Wasting Disease discussion moved to Thursday

Bills Added:
  • HF2572 (Brand) - Agricultural best management practice loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1084 (Petersburg) - Local food promotion and education event funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF453 (Anderson) - Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee.
  • HF759 (Hansen) - Donated venison processing reimbursement increased.
  • HF2573 (Hansen) - Farmer outreach coordinator position funding provided, and money appropriated.
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