STATE OF MINNESOTA Seventh MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Hamilton, Chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy & Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
Representative Persell was excused.
A quorum was present.
Representative Mary Franson moved to approve the minutes of January 27, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Those giving testimony on HF12 (LeMieur), HF142 (O'Driscoll), and HF148 (Kiffmeyer) were:
Jody Hauer, Office of Legislative Auditor
John Hagen, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Don Steinke, Farmer, Forest Lake, MN
John Conzemius, Farmer, Cannon Falls, MN
Ronald Lindquist, Land owner, North Branch, MN
Max Malmquist, Land owner, North Branch, MN
Ben Montzka, Chisago County Commissioner
George McMahon, Chisago County Commissioner
Tom Dybing, Houston County Assessor
Rob Eastlund, former Representative, Isanti, MN
Chris Radatz, Minnesota Farm Bureau
Thom Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union
The next meeting will be Thursday, February 3, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 p.m.
REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant