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Agriculture Policy

Thirteenth MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 07, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA Thirteenth 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 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 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 Wagenius introduced HF 1175, (Wagenius) establishing the Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Program, and moved that it be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Representative Wagenius moved to amend HF 1175 (see attached amendment H1175A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Dave Frederickson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture testified on HF 1175.

Brad Redlin, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, testified on the listening sessions held by the Department of Agriculture around the state of Minnesota regarding the Minnesota Agriculture Water Quality Program.

Representative Faust moved to amend HF 1175 as amended (see attached amendment H1174A8). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hamilton moved to amend HF 1175 as amended (see attached amendment H1175DE1).

Representative Hamilton amended the H1175DE1 amendment as follows:

Insert section 3 of HF 1175 as amended into H1175DE1, page 2, after line 22 creating subdivision 7.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion to amend HF 1775 as amended (see attached amendment H1175DE1 as amended). Representative Hamilton requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting AYE:
Anderson
FitzSimmons
Hamilton
Kiel
Kresha
Nornes
Petersburg

Voting NAY
Poppe
Dill
Erickson
Falk
Faust
Fritz
Johnson
McNamar
Wagenius

There being seven ayes and nine nays THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved to amend HF 1175 as amended (see attached H1175A2) and requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting AYE:
Anderson
FitzSimmons
Hamilton
Kiel
Kresha
Nornes
Petersburg

Voting NAY
Poppe
Dill
Erickson
Falk
Faust
Fritz
Johnson
McNamar
Wagenius

There being seven ayes and nine nays THE MOTION FAILED.

Rep Wagenius renewed her motion that HF 1175 as amended be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Representative Hamilton requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting AYE
Poppe
Dill
Erickson
Falk
Faust
Fritz
Johnson
McNamar
Wagenius

Voting NAY
Anderson
FitzSimmons
Hamilton
Kiel
Kresha
Nornes
Petersburg

There being nine ayes and seven nays THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON CIVIL LAW.

Representative Nornes presented on agriculture in his district.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:45 p.m. Thursday, March 07, 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:
  • HF1175 (Wagenius) - Minnesota agricultural water quality program established, and rulemaking authorized.