STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:23 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
Representative Shimanski was excused.
A quorum was present.
Representative Swedzinski moved to approve the amended minutes of February 23, 2012 to note that Representative McElfatrick moved to approve the minutes of February 21, 2012. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Paul Anderson moved HF 2398 before the committee. Chair Hamilton noted that there would be an overview of the bill for this committee meeting, but would not be voted on today.
Testifying on HF 2398 were:
Representative Paul Anderson
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Geir Friisoe, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The meeting was adjourned at 11:15 a.m.
REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant