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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH 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 April 2nd, 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
MILLER, Tim
POSTON, John
TABKE, Brad
VANG, Samantha
WAZLAWIK, Ami

A quorum was present.

Representative Brand moved that the minutes of March 28, 2019, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Poppe moved H.F. 2200 in front of the division.

Non-partisan staff walk through of the finance omnibus bill.
• Colbey Sullivan, Staff Coordinator, Minnesota House Research Department
• Ken Savary, Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House Fiscal Analysis Department

Public testimony provided by:
• Commissioner Thom Petersen, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
• Craig Engwall, Executive Director, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
• Tony Kwilas, Lobbyist, Minnesota Elk Breeders Association
• Lorna Schmidt, Government Relations Director, American Heart Association
• David Shaffer, Executive Director, Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association
• Patrick Murray, Senior Government Affairs Director, Cooperative Network
• Paul Eger, Vice President of Government Affairs, Minnesota Association of Realtors
• Rick Evans, Director of Regional Government Affairs, Xcel Energy
• Tim Spreck, Representative, Minnesota Deer Farmers Association
• Brendan Jordan, Vice President, Great Plains Institute
• Rich Meech, President, Minnesota Deer Farmers Association
• Sue Meech, Member, Minnesota Deer Farmers Association
• Gary Olson, Director, Minnesota Deer Farmers Association
• Bruce Kleven, Representative, Minnesota Turf Seed Council

Representative Poppe laid H.F. 2200 over.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:44 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 hearing may be extended until noon if necessary to complete the agenda. HF2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture & Food Finance Bill - walk through of DE Amendment A delete everything amendment will be posted late afternoon April 1. Walk through of the amendment, public testimony, and member questions/discussion will be occur on April 2nd. Amendments to the DE are due 9:45 AM April 3. Consideration of amendments and the final vote on HF 2200 as amended will occur on Thursday, April 4. Sign up to testify is not necessary but appreciated. Please contact nancy.conley@house.mn if you'd like to testify. Depending on the number of people, testimony may be limited to 2 minutes each.

Bills Added:
  • HF2200 (Poppe) - Omnibus agriculture and food finance bill.
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HF2200 (Poppe) Omnibus Agriculture and Food Finance bill. Runs 1 hour, 59 minutes.