This audio remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
I. Informational hearing on the language provisions contained in HF 4538 (Poppe) Farm safety grant and outreach program established; farm and rural mental health services funding increased; policy and technical changes made to provisions regarding farm products, loans, and food; and money appropriated.
II. Walk through of DE Amendment to HF 4285 (Poppe) Agriculture Policy Bill
III. COVID-19 update from MDA Commissioner Thom Petersen and BAH Executive Director Dr. Beth Thompson
*NOTES: The DE amendment will be posted in advance of the meeting and staff will walk through it. Member questions will be entertained. No other amendments will be considered or votes taken.
Written public testimony on the posted DE amendment is invited. Please submit testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org
by noon on Wednesday, April 29. The testimony will be provided to members and posted on the division website. If other accommodations are necessary, please contact staff at the above email.
Amendments to the DE are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 29 for final action on Thursday, April 30.
This remote hearing may be accessed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc
Meeting documents will be posted on the Agriculture & Food Finance and Policy Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91015
The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.