STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius
Representative Wagenius, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:19 a.m., Thursday, March 13th, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Falk, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
HF2640 (Erickson, R) Native seed processing complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Representative Erickson moved HF2640 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Testifying on HF2640:
Olin Phillips, Forestry Section Manager - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Forrest Boe, Director of Forestry - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (State Forest Nursery Program, Seedling Production, Seed Production, Tree Improvement Program)
Representative Fabian requested a roll call vote on HF2640
Representative Erickson renewed the motion that HF2640 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Roll Call on HF2640
There being 10 ayes and 7 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED
HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
Representative Poppe moved HF2538 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Testifying on HF2538:
Greta Gauthier, Director of Advocacy - Second Harvest Heartland
Tony Mans, Director of Food Sourcing - Second Harvest Heartland
Representative Poppe renewed the motion that HF2538 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED
The meeting was adjourned at 9:46.
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair
Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant