STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
AGRICULTURE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Anderson, Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17AM on March 22nd, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HAMILTON, Rod, Chair
MILLER, Tim, Vice Chair
Representative Anderson called the meeting to order at 10:17AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Urdahl moved to approve the minutes of March 16nd, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Hamilton moved HF895, the Agriculture Omnibus Bill.
HF895 (Hamilton) Agriculture funding provided, policy changes made, and money appropriated.
Representative Hamilton moved the DE1 amendment. He presented the DE1 amendment to the committee.
Representative Hamilton moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on the DE1 amendment was Adam Birr, Executive Director, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Cory Bennet, Executive Director, Minnesota Soybeans Association, Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director, Board of Animal Health, Whitney Place, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and Karen Zumach and Jeff Hafner, Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee.
HF895, as amended, was laid over.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:10PM.
Representative Paul Anderson, Chair
Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant