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Agriculture Finance

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 03, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, started the meeting at 10:15 A.M. on March 3, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Paul
ANDERSON, Mark
APPLEBAUM, Jon
BENNETT, Peggy
BLY, David
CLARK, Karen
DANIELS, Brian
DILL, David
FABIAN, Dan

GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HANSEN, Rick
JOHNSON, Clark
LUECK, Dale
METSA, Jason
MILLER, Tim
PIERSON, Nels
POPPE, Jeanne
SUNDIN, Mike



Representative Hamilton started the meeting at 10:15 A.M. A quorum was not present.

At 10:20 A.M a quorum was present, and Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes of February 26, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF693 Bly, Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota provided funding, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF693: Michael Schmitt, Nick Jordan, Molly Kreiser, Kayla Altendorf, Michelle Dobbrate, Bobby King, Thom Peterson, and Steve Morse.

Chair Hamilton laid over HF693.

HF772 Considine, Cuba agricultural marketing efforts and outreach funding provided and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF772: Ralph Kaehler, Cliff Kaehler and written testimony provided by Shelby Radtke that was read by Ralph.

Chair Hamilton laid over HF772.

HF941 Hamilton, Veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment and facilities funding provided, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF772: Dr. Trevor Ames, Jim Collins, Tom Hagerty, and Dr. Bill Hartmann.

Vice-Chair Kiel laid over HF941.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 A.M.



Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair



Alex Braatz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF941 (Hamilton) - Veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment and facility funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF772 (Considine) - Cuba agricultural marketing efforts and outreach funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF693 (Bly) - Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.