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Agriculture Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 20, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE POLICY
Chair, Representative Jeanne Poppe

MINUTES

Representative Poppe, Chair of Committee on Agriculture Policy, called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Poppe, Chair
Faust, Vice Chair
Hamilton, Lead
Anderson, P.
Dill
Erickson, R.
Falk
FitzSimmons
Fritz
Johnson, C.
Kiel
Kresha
McNamar
Nornes
Petersburg
Wagenius

A quorum was present.

Chairwoman Poppe welcomed Representative Clark Johnson as a new member of the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Rep. Faust moved the minutes from Thursday, February 14, 2013 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairwoman Poppe moved that HF 151 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance.

Representative Hansen continued his presentation on HF 151(Hansen) relating to pesticide applicator education and certification.

Rep. Wagenius moved to amend HF 151. (See attached amendment H0151A1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairwoman Poppe renewed her motion that HF 151 as amended be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson presented on agriculture in his district.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:01 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013.




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Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair



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Ethan Vogel, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF151 (Hansen) - Pesticide education and training program modified.
House TV Video:
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01:00 - Gavel.
02:07 - HF151 (Hansen) Pesticide gross sales fee increased, proceeds dedicated to updating pesticide applicator education and certification, and money appropriated.
09:28 - Legislative district profile: Representative Roger Erickson.
Runs 48 minutes.