1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1071 as follows:
1.2Page 11, after line 4, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 15. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 41A.105, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 1a. Definitions. For the purpose of this section:
1.5    (1) "biobased content" means a chemical, polymer, monomer, or plastic that is not
1.6sold primarily for use as food, feed, or fuel and that has a biobased percentage of at least
1.751 percent as determined by testing representative samples using American Society for
1.8Testing and Materials specification D6866;
1.9    (2) "biobased formulated product" means a product that is not sold primarily for use
1.10as food, feed, or fuel and that has a biobased content percentage of at least ten percent
1.11as determined by testing representative samples using American Society for Testing
1.12and Materials specification D6866, or that contains a biobased chemical constituent
1.13that displaces a known hazardous or toxic constituent previously used in the product
1.15    (1) (3) "biobutanol facility" means a facility at which biobutanol is produced; and
1.16    (2) (4) "biobutanol" means fermentation isobutyl alcohol that is derived from
1.17agricultural products, including potatoes, cereal grains, cheese whey, and sugar beets;
1.18forest products; or other renewable resources, including residue and waste generated
1.19from the production, processing, and marketing of agricultural products, forest products,
1.20and other renewable resources.

1.21    Sec. 16. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 41A.105, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.22    Subd. 3. Duties. The board shall research and report to the commissioner of
1.23agriculture and to the legislature recommendations as to how the state can invest its
1.24resources to most efficiently achieve energy independence, agricultural and natural
1.25resources sustainability, and rural economic vitality. The board shall:
2.1    (1) examine the future of fuels, such as synthetic gases, biobutanol, hydrogen,
2.2methanol, biodiesel, and ethanol within Minnesota;
2.3    (2) examine the opportunity for biobased content and biobased formulated product
2.4production at integrated biorefineries or stand alone facilities using agricultural and
2.5forestry feedstocks;
2.6    (2) (3) develop equity grant programs to assist locally owned facilities;
2.7    (3) (4) study the proper role of the state in creating financing and investing and
2.8providing incentives;
2.9    (4) (5) evaluate how state and federal programs, including the Farm Bill, can best
2.10work together and leverage resources;
2.11    (5) (6) work with other entities and committees to develop a clean energy program;
2.13    (6) (7) report to the legislature before February 1 each year with recommendations
2.14as to appropriations and results of past actions and projects."
2.15Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.16Amend the title accordingly