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Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development

2023-2024 Regular Session

Report Date: April 15, 2024 3:03:52 AM

Bill # Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF39 Kunesh Pollinator research funding establishment 01/05/2023 03/06/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF335 Kunesh University of Minnesota heritage oilseed and grain initiative appropriation 01/17/2023 03/06/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF560 Westrom Eligibility expansion for beginning farmer tax credits 01/23/2023
SF608 Boldon Pesticide control ordinances adoption by cities authorization 01/23/2023 See HF2310
SF744 Jasinski Local food promotion and education event appropriation 01/25/2023 See SF1955
SF781 Klein Cannabis regulation authorization and appropriation 01/26/2023
SF861 Rarick Meat and poultry processor training grants appropriation 01/27/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF878 Green Wolf and elk depredation payments appropriation 01/27/2023 03/08/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1055 Dibble Process modification for local authorities to initiate expiration of property designated as agricultural preserves 02/01/2023
SF1088 Frentz Agriculture-related business assistance appropriation 02/02/2023 02/15/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1114 Kunesh Funding increase for the agriculture research, education, extension and technology transfer grant program and Farm Business Management challenge grants 02/02/2023 03/15/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1115 Kupec Funding increase for county and district agricultural society premium aid 02/02/2023 02/15/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1130 Marty False labeling prohibition of certain pesticide-treated plants as pollinator friendly 02/02/2023
SF1136 Dibble Companion Animal Board establishment 02/02/2023
SF1144 Pratt Residency pilot program establishment for certain racehorses 02/02/2023
SF1178 Hauschild Advanced biofuel, renewable chemical, and biomass thermal production incentives provisions modifications and appropriations 02/02/2023 02/13/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1230 Kupec International marketing opportunities appropriation for farmers 02/06/2023 02/15/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1245 Gustafson Soil health financial assistance program establishment 02/06/2023 02/20/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1246 Kupec Biofuel financial assistance appropriation 02/06/2023 02/13/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1256 Gustafson Eligibility modification for a cooperative grant program 02/06/2023 02/20/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1312 Kupec County agricultural inspector grants appropriation 02/06/2023 02/15/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1314 Seeberger Forever Green Initiative University of Minnesota appropriation 02/06/2023 02/08/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955, HF1999
SF1317 Seeberger Sale of dogs and cats by retail pet shops prohibition 02/06/2023
SF1339 Kunesh Use, storage, disposal and sale regulation of pesticide-treated seed 02/06/2023 See HF2310
SF1341 Rarick Bond and financial statement exemptions modification for licensed grain buyers 02/06/2023
SF1347 Jasinski Changes to the agricultural land preservation program 02/06/2023
SF1353 Gustafson Continuous living cover crops and cropping systems appropriation 02/06/2023 02/08/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1407 Dahms Minnesota Agricultural Educational and Leadership Council grants appropriation 02/08/2023 02/27/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1408 Wesenberg Broadband grants permission to be used for fixed wireless broadband and clarifying broadband mapping requirements 02/08/2023
SF1484 Hawj White-tailed deer farming requirements modification 02/09/2023
SF1496 Lucero Canine bordetella vaccine over-the-counter authorization 02/09/2023
SF1522 Kupec Veterinary technicians, the practice of veterinary technology and unlicensed veterinary employees regulation 02/09/2023 02/27/2023 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
SF1524 Gustafson Agricultural Utilization Research Institute appropriation 02/09/2023 02/27/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1525 Kupec Agricultural Utilization Research Institute appropriation for specific purposes 02/09/2023 02/27/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1526 Morrison Requirement modification for certain owners of farmed Cervidae 02/09/2023 04/17/2023 Discussion only See HF2310
SF1526 Morrison Requirement modification for certain owners of farmed Cervidae 03/13/2023 04/17/2023 Discussion only See HF2310
SF1526 Morrison Requirement modification for certain owners of farmed Cervidae 03/27/2023 04/17/2023 Discussion only See HF2310
SF1563 Lieske Cottage food exemption modification 02/13/2023 02/27/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1575 Seeberger Agricultural down payment assistance grants appropriation 02/13/2023 03/01/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1592 Kupec Meat and poultry processing certification navigator appropriation 02/13/2023 03/13/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1712 Johnson Minnesota Turf Seed Council grant appropriation 02/16/2023 03/08/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1718 Kunesh New program establishment for systemic pesticide-treated seed 02/16/2023
SF1727 Gustafson The Good Acre grant appropriation for the Local Emergency Assistance Farmer Fund program 02/16/2023 03/06/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF1773 Kupec University of Minnesota employees veterinary medicine licensure modification 02/16/2023 02/27/2023 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
SF1867 Rasmusson Below cost sales of dairy prohibition elimination 02/20/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF1879 Putnam Beginning farmer tax credit for the sale of an agricultural asset eligibility modification; credit administration appropriation and sunset of the credit repeal authorization 02/20/2023 03/01/2023 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes See HF1938
SF1915 Kunesh Pesticide control definitions establishment; neonicotinoid pesticides restriction authorization 02/20/2023
SF1945 Dibble Knowing euthanasia of pet or companion animals with nonaesthetic gas at certain facilities prohibition 02/20/2023
SF2016 Gustafson Urban agriculture grants appropriation 02/21/2023 03/06/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2020 Seeberger Registration prohibition of pesticides containing a perfluoroalkyl substance 02/21/2023
SF2038 Morrison Precision agriculture research and outreach appropriation 02/21/2023
SF2087 Murphy Center for Rural Policy and Development grants appropriation 02/27/2023 03/08/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2128 Putnam Omnibus Agriculture policy bill 02/27/2023 03/20/2023 Amended and recommended to pass
SF2129 Green Qualifications modification for certain board members 02/27/2023
SF2154 Kupec Program establishment to provide grants to prevent wolf-livestock conflict 02/27/2023 03/08/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2158 Gustafson Farm-to-school program establishment 02/27/2023 03/06/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2169 Seeberger Border-to-border broadband grant program modification 02/27/2023 03/20/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2186 Gustafson Livestock investment grant program modification 02/27/2023
SF2218 Kupec Grain indemnity account establishment and money transfer 02/27/2023 03/06/2023 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans See SF1955
SF2311 Kupec Deer abatement and crop damage report appropriation 03/01/2023 03/08/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2315 Putnam Nonnative Phragmites addition to noxious weeds provisions 03/01/2023 03/20/2023 Recommended to pass See SF1955
SF2315 Putnam Nonnative Phragmites addition to noxious weeds provisions 03/20/2023 Recommended to pass See SF1955
SF2379 Putnam Dairy industry regulation provision modification 03/02/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2465 Kunesh Industrial hemp processing facility appropriation 03/02/2023 03/20/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2466 Gustafson Producing Lucrative Agriculture with New Technologies Act (PLANT Act) 03/02/2023
SF2513 Putnam Green fertilizer production using renewable energy investment support appropriation 03/20/2023 03/20/2023 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See HF2310
SF2517 Westrom Compensation for crop damage caused by deer requirement and appropriation 03/06/2023
SF2550 Seeberger Nursery and plant protection provisions modification 03/06/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2551 Seeberger Genetically engineered organisms provisions modification 03/06/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2556 Kunesh Technical assistance grants appropriation to certain community development financial institutions 03/06/2023 03/15/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2557 Kunesh Certain provisions prohibition in carbon storage contracts 03/06/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2604 Kupec Farming incubator project appropriations 03/06/2023 03/15/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2620 Kupec Meat, poultry, egg and milk processing facilities appropriation 03/06/2023 03/13/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2625 Putnam Minimum risk pesticide definition establishment; minimum risk pesticide use for growing medical cannabis authorization 03/06/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2666 Kupec Appeal period modification to 20 days after service of an order from the Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division or Plant Protection Division of the Department of Agriculture 03/07/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2667 Kupec Advanced biofuel production incentive and renewable chemical production incentive provisions modification 03/07/2023 03/13/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2681 Kunesh Commissioner of agriculture appropriation for grants to partner organizations to assist meat and poultry processors with hiring and training new employees 03/07/2023 03/13/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2741 Putnam Agriculture appropriations provisions modifications 03/08/2023 03/22/2023 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF2763 Putnam Grants appropriation to Minnesota dairy farmers 03/09/2023 03/20/2023 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1955
SF2763 Putnam Grants appropriation to Minnesota dairy farmers 03/20/2023 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1955
SF2779 Kupec Second Harvest Heartland grant appropriation 03/09/2023 03/15/2023 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2786 Kupec Northern Crops Institute grant appropriation 03/09/2023 03/20/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF1955
SF2900 Kunesh Farmers' markets support appropriation 03/14/2023 03/20/2023 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2903 Hawj Fur farmer registration requirement modification 03/14/2023 See HF2310
SF2975 Gustafson Good food access program funding transfer authorization 03/20/2023 See SF1955
SF2976 Putnam Hemp provisions modifications 03/20/2023 See SF1955
SF3029 McEwen Headwaters community food and water economic resiliency program establishment 03/22/2023
SF3131 Lieske Microenterprise home kitchen operation license creation 03/23/2023
SF3339 Howe Requiring compensation for an agricultural crop damaged or destroyed by wildlife and appropriations 05/16/2023
SF3374 Gustafson Copacking, cold storage and commercial kitchen facility expansion appropriation 02/12/2024
SF3404 Putnam Agricultural Marketing and Development appropriation modification 02/12/2024 02/28/2024 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF3445 Gustafson Farm-to-institution regional coordinators appropriation 02/12/2024
SF3446 Gustafson Agriculture appropriations modifications 02/12/2024
SF3458 Westlin Commercial dog and cat breeder data classification amendment and advertising requirement modifications 02/12/2024 03/06/2024 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
SF3528 Gustafson Farm to school program requirements modification to include additional childcare facilities 02/12/2024 02/28/2024 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF3703 Lieske Notice of an estray requirement 02/15/2024 03/04/2024 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3711 Latz Certain activities prohibition by Internet service providers serving Minnesota customers and those under contract to the state or political subdivisions 02/15/2024
SF3719 Putnam Minnesota Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council extension and agricultural fertilizer research and education account fee creation 02/15/2024 03/04/2024 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
SF3861 Kunesh Commissioner of Agriculture appropriation to establish an anonymous means for a person to report potential land ownership violations 02/19/2024 03/06/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF3913 Gustafson Agricultural land trends report requirement and appropriation 02/19/2024 03/06/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF3952 Hauschild Lower population density grant broadband program matching requirements modification 02/19/2024 02/28/2024 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF3955 Putnam Agricultural growth, research and innovation program base funding increase 02/19/2024 04/17/2024
SF3956 Putnam Farm down payment assistance grants appropriation modification 02/19/2024
SF4000 Gustafson Expiration of Food and Safety Defense Task Force provisions amendment 02/20/2024 03/06/2024 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
SF4011 Putnam Sustainable aviation fuel definition amendment provision 02/20/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4026 Draheim Cell-cultured meat and cell-cultured poultry definition 02/22/2024 03/04/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4069 Dornink Meat cutting and butchery training grants appropriation 02/22/2024 04/08/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4070 McEwen Commercial applicator license core examination materials provided in Spanish requirement provision 02/22/2024 03/04/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4103 Oumou Verbeten Minnesota State Fair transportation plan requirement provision and appropriation 02/22/2024
SF4134 Kunesh Microplastics in meat and poultry study requirement and appropriation 02/22/2024
SF4152 Westrom Live Cervidae importation authorization to certain accredited facilities 02/22/2024 03/20/2024 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4153 Dornink Previous agriculture appropriations modifications 02/22/2024
SF4187 Gustafson Food handler license provisions modifications 02/26/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4214 Putnam Avian influenza prevention program grant establishment and appropriation 02/26/2024 03/04/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4223 Seeberger Pesticide products discontinuation and cancellation provisions modifications 02/26/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4224 Putnam Pesticides provisions modifications 02/26/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4225 Putnam Omnibus Agriculture policy bill 02/26/2024 03/20/2024 Amended and recommended to pass
SF4262 Mitchell Equal Access to Broadband Act establishment 02/26/2024
SF4288 Westrom Agricultural cooperatives reporting of certain financial information to members requirement provision 02/26/2024 03/04/2024 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
SF4291 Westrom Cell-cultured products and products derived from insect protein regulations provision (G.R.O.S.S. Act) 02/26/2024 03/04/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4301 Kupec Elk provisions modifications 02/26/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4302 Kupec Grain indemnity provisions modifications 02/26/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4311 Klein Agricultural fertilizer research fee and program extension; drinking-water fee for nitrogen and a private well drinking-water assistance program establishment; testing of biosolids for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances requirement; appropriating money 02/26/2024
SF4391 Kupec Fertilizer definitions modifications 02/29/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4500 Lieske Food sampling and demonstration provisions modifications 03/04/2024 03/18/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4501 Lieske Microenterprise home kitchen operation license establishment and appropriation 03/04/2024
SF4511 Klein Memorializing the President and the United States Congress to extend funding for Affordable Connectivity Program of 2021, which provides our citizens with access to broadband services 03/04/2024
SF4540 Kupec Revenue protection insurance premium assistance grants for farmers appropriation 03/04/2024
SF4542 Kunesh Pest control provisions modifications 03/04/2024 03/13/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF4555 Lang Minnesota-made fertilizer grant program establishment and appropriation 03/04/2024
SF4613 Putnam Farm down payment assistance grants applicant eligibility and priority modifications 03/07/2024
SF4654 Bahr Sales permission of unpasteurized milk 03/07/2024
SF4702 Hoffman Bird hatching ban in schools 03/07/2024
SF4738 Oumou Verbeten Good Acre grant for the Local Emergency Assistance Farmer Fund program to assist emerging farmers appropriation 03/07/2024
SF4742 McEwen Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program establishment 03/25/2024
SF4774 Drazkowski Karst region nitrogen fertilizer use reduction soil health grants appropriations 03/07/2024
SF4775 Drazkowski Agricultural growth, research, and innovation program appropriation eligible uses expansion to include precision agriculture projects in the Karst region 03/07/2024
SF4782 Port Office of Cannabis Management modifications and appropriations 03/25/2024 03/25/2024 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
SF4786 Seeberger University of Minnesota Forever Green Initiative appropriation 03/07/2024
SF5049 Putnam Various agricultural definitions and grants provisions modifications and appropriations 03/18/2024 04/08/2024 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF5100 Kupec Continuous-living cover crops program developing markets appropriation 03/20/2024
SF5107 Putnam Dairy payment reporting standard method establishment by the commissioner requirement provision 03/20/2024
SF5125 Kunesh Eligibility modification for sustainable agriculture demonstration grants 03/20/2024 04/08/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF5219 Utke County soil and conservation district irrigation pilot project grant appropriation 03/25/2024
SF5306 Hawj Hmong-speaking farmer outreach and engagement coordinator hiring appropriation 04/04/2024
SF5308 Putnam Previous agricultural appropriations modifications 04/04/2024 04/08/2024 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF5355 Morrison Clean water, climate-smart, and soil healthy farming goals establishment; pilot program to provide financial incentives for certain farming practices in southeastern Minnesota creation; fertilizer fee extension; data classification and collection requirement; appropriating money 04/08/2024
SF5364 Kupec County agricultural inspector grants appropriations 04/08/2024
SF5365 Putnam Agricultural provisions modifications and appropriation 04/08/2024 04/15/2024
SF5366 Putnam Broadband supplemental appropriations and transfers 04/08/2024 04/15/2024