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Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 27, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

AGRICULTURE & FOOD FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jeanne Poppe, member of the Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 AM on February 27th, 2020, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

POPPE, Jeanne, CHAIR
BRAND, Jeff, VICE CHAIR
HAMILTON, Rod, Republican LEAD
ANDERSON, Paul
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LUECK, Dale
MILLER, Tim
POSTON, John
TABKE, Brad
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members excused:

VANG, Samantha

A quorum was present.

Chair Poppe moved the minutes from February 25th, 2020.

The motion prevailed.

Chair Poppe moved to reconsider the motion by which the minutes from the February 13th, 2020 meeting were adopted.

The motion prevailed.

Chair Poppe moved the corrected minutes from the February 13th, 2020 meeting.

The motion prevailed.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture presented their Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value report:

• Paul Hugunin, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
• Ashley Bress, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
• Darrin Froemming, Co-owner, TFC Poultry
• Deeann Lufkin, Co-owner, Cannon Falls Cheese
• Andrew Miron, Farmer, Miron Farms

Representative Brand moved that HF 3030 be laid over for future consideration.

Representative Brand moved the H3030A1 amendment to HF 3030.

The motion prevailed.
Public testimony provided by:
• Janet Bremer, Farmer, Bremer Family Farm
• Vayong Moua, Director of Health Equity Advocacy, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
• Stu Lourey, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Farmers Union
• Ben Wogsland, Director of Government Relations, Hospitality Minnesota

Representative Brand renewed his motion that HF 3030 be laid over for future consideration.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:13AM.



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Representative Jeanne Poppe, Chair


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Carl Kaase, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3030 (Brand) - Restaurants required to serve specified drinks as default beverage for children's meals.
House TV Video:
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02:34 - Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value report.
55:14 - HF3030 (Brand) Restaurants required to serve specified drinks as default beverage for children's meals.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.


I. MN Dept. of Agriculture: Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value report
- Paul Hugunin, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
- Ashley Bress, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
- Darrin Froemming
- Deeann Lufkin
- Andrew Miron
II. HF 3030 (Brand) Restaurants required to serve specified drinks as default beverage for children's meals.

Note: HF 3421 and HF 3464 have been removed from the agenda.