STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 10:21 a.m. on February 24, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was not present.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
ANDERSON, Paul, Vice Chair
NO members were excused.
At 10:28 a.m. a quorum was present. Representative Fritz moved that the minutes of February 23, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture were:
Greta Gauthier, Government Relations Director
Greg Buzicky, Director, Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division
Steve Ernest, Director, Finance and Budget Division
Geir Friison, Director, Plant Protection Division
Dr. Heidi Kassenborg, Director, Dairy and Food Inspection Division
The next meeting will be March 1, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 a.m.
REP. ROD HAMILTON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant