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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 13, 2014

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

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius

MINUTES
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.


Members present:

Wagenius, Chair
Falk, Vice Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Dill
Erickson, R.
Fabian
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn



Members excused:
Clark

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


Voting Aye
Wagenius
Falk
Benson, J.
Bly
Erickson, R.
Freiberg
Hansen
Kahn
Poppe
Ward


Voting Nay
McNamara
Anderson, P.
Fabian
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Kiel
Torkelson

Absent
Dill
Excused
Clark


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.




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Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair



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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2640 (Erickson) - Native seed processing complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
Other bills may be added