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Bioscience and Workforce Development Policy and Oversight Division

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - April 01, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

BIOSCIENCE AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
POLICY AND OVERSIGHT DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Mahoney, Chair of the Bioscience and Workforce Development Policy and Oversight Division called the twenty-third meeting to order at 10:40 A.M. on April 1, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Mahoney, Chair
Obermueller, Vice Chair
Anderson, B.
Beard
Brynaert
Gottwalt
Haws
Hilty
Mack
Norton
Peppin
Poppe
Slocum
Winkler

A quorum was present.

Representative Norton moved approval of the Minutes from the March 31, 2009 meeting.
MINUTES ARE APPROVED.

Representative Beard presented H.F. 2170, a bill related to

economic development; promoting a science and technology initiative; creating a commission; establishing a center; creating economic development grant programs


Testifying on H.F. 2170:

Dr. Robert Hoerr, Nanocopoeia and MN Nano Board Member
Robert Johnson, Bois Forte

Representative Mahoney laid over H.F. 2170 for future discussion.

The Committee was adjourned at 11:35 a.m.



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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair

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Dianne Ruppert, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2170 (Beard) - Science and technology initiative promoted, commission created, center established, economic development grant programs created, terms defined, reports required, and money appropriated.