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Biosciences and Emerging Technology

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 14, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY- FIFTH SESSION

BIOSCIENCES AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:09AM on March 14, 2007 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MAHONEY, Tim (Chair)
BEARD, Michael
BERNS, John
HAWS, Larry
MASIN, Sandra
PEPPIN, Joyce
RUTH, Connie
WINKLER, Ryan

Members excused:

BUNN, Julie
NORTON, Kim (Vice Chair)
THISSEN, Paul

A quorum was present.

Representative Beard moved that the minutes from March 13, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Providing an overview of MnSCU's bioscience initiatives:

Gail O’Kane, Manager, Education Industry Partnership—Biosciences and Nanoscience, MnSCU
Linda Baer, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Karen White, Director of Finance and Business Development, Bois Forte Development Corporation

Providing an overview of Bios Forte Band of Chippewa’s renewable energy facility:

Jim Tolan, Director of Finance and Business Development, Bois Forte Development Corporation
George Johnson, Senior Scientist, Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:17AM.



Rep. Tim Mahoney, Chair



Autumn Williams-Wussow,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Presentation by Bois Forte Band of Chippewa regarding renewable energy facility
Presentation by MnSCU regarding bioscience initiatives