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Agriculture Finance

EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 07, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:16AM on February 7th, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
POPPE, Jeanne, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BAHR, Cal
BLY, David
CLARK, Karen
ECKLUND, Rob
GREEN, Steve
HANSEN, Rick
JOHNSON, Clark
JURGENS, Tony
KIEL, Deb
LIEN, Ben
MAHONEY, Tim
PIERSON, Nels
POSTON, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
URDAHL, Dean


Excused:
MILLER, Tim

Representative Hamilton called the meeting to order at 10:16AM. A quorum was not present.

Katie Rogers, Future Farmers of America, Worthington, testified for Future Farmers of America Day.

A quorum was present at 10:18AM.

Representative Bahr moved to approve the minutes of January 31st, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF22 (Smith) Trusts exempted from reporting requirements.

Representative Hamilton moved HF22 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that HF22 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

A presentation of the Agriculture Finance Committee budget for FY 2017-2018 was given by Matthew Wohlman, Deputy Commissioner, Geir Friiscoe, Director of Plant Protection Division, Whitney Place, Director, Government Relations, Steve Ernest, Chief Financial Officer, and Dr. Benjamin Miller, Director, Dairy and Meat Inspection.

The Committee recognized Doug Peterson, retired, Minnesota Farmer’s Union, with a House resolution.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:39AM.





Representative Rod Hamilton, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF22 (Smith) - Trusts exempted from reporting requirements.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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Special recognition.
02:37 - Agricultural Emergency Account.
14:13 - HF22 (Smith) Trusts exempted from reporting requirements.
15:46 - Department of Agriculture budget presentation on base budget and the governor's recommended change items.
56;48 - Special recognition.
1:07:00 - Department of Agriculture budget presentation on base budget and the governor's recommended change items.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.


Special Recognition
Minnesota Department of Agriculture Budget Presentation
Agricultural Emergency Account
Base Budget and the Governor's Recommended Change Items