STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, RURAL ECONOMIES & VETERANS AFFAIRS FINANCE DIVISION
Chair, Representative Al Juhnke
Representative Juhnke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:38 AM, March 17, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
JUHNKE, Al, Chair
HAMILTON, Rod, Vice Chair
MAGNUS, Doug, Lead
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present
Representative Anderson moved that the minutes of March 11, 2009 be amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES APPROVED.
Rep. Doty moved that HF309 (Olin) be heard and laid over for future consideration.
Rep. Doty moved the H0309DE1
amendment (attached). THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Olin and Joe Wilebski presented HF309, as amended.
Rep. Doty renewed the motion that HF309 be laid over for future consideration.
The following people testified relating to the budget of the Board of Animal Health
Paul Anderson, Board of Animal Health
The following people testified relating to the budget of the Dairy and Food Inspection Division of the Department of Agriculture.
Heidi Kassenborg and Nicole Neeser, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The following people testified relating to the budget of the Department of Agriculture Labs.
Gary Horvath, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Discussion and questions followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:04 PM.
Representative Al Juhnke, Chair
William Hailer, Committee Legislative Assistant