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Agriculture Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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, March 6, 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.

Representative Faust moved approval of the minutes from Wednesday, February 27, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APROVED.

Representative Faust moved approval of the minutes from Thursday, February 28, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APROVED.

Chair Poppe moved that HF 473 (Poppe), Governor's budget for Agriculture, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance.

Greta Gauthier, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, presented HF 473 (Poppe).

Steve Ernest, Budget Director, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, gave a detailed description of HF 473.

Representative Hamilton moved to amend HF 473 as follows:

Page 9, delete lines 33 to 35.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Poppe moved to amend HF 473 as amended as follows:

Page 1, line 14, delete both instances of "$388,000" and insert "$800,000" and delete "$776,000" and insert "$1,600,000"

Page 1, line 15, delete both instances of "$800,000" and insert "$388,000" and delete "$1,600,000" and insert "$776,000."

Representative Hamilton requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Chair Poppe withdrew the amendment.

Representative Hamilton moved to amend HF 473 as amended, First Engrossment. (See attached amendment H0473A1).

Chair Poppe ruled amendment H0473A1 out of order.

Representative Anderson presented amendment H0473A2 (See attached amendment H0473A2).

Representative Faust moved that the Committee adjourn.

Representative Hamilton requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting AYE:

Anderson
Faust
FitzSimmons
Hamilton
Kiel
Kresha
Nornes
Petersburg

Voting NAY:

Poppe
Dill
Erickson
Falk
Fritz
Johnson
McNamar
Wagenius

There being eight ayes and eight nays THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative Faust moved to amend HF 473 as amended as follows:

Page 4, delete lines 27 to 36.

Page 5, delete lines 1 to 36.

Page 6, delete lines 1 to 9.

Representative Wagenius requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Representative Faust withdrew the amendment.

Representative Hamilton made a motion to table HF 473 and requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting AYE:

Anderson
Faust
FitzSimmons
Hamilton
Kiel
Kresha
Nornes
Petersburg

Voting NAY:

Poppe
Dill
Erickson
Falk
Fritz
Johnson
McNamar
Wagenius

There being eight ayes and eight nays THE MOTION FAILED.

Chair Poppe renewed her motion that HF 473 as amended be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance.

Representative Faust requested a division on the motion.

There being eight ayes and eight nays THE MOTION FAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 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:
  • HF473 (Poppe) - Governor's agriculture budget established; Agriculture Department, Animal Health Board, and Agricultural Utilization Research Institute funding provided; provisions modified relating to animal waste technicians; and technical changes made.