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Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee
Monday, February 27, 2023
3:00 PMLivestream YouTube

Minutes

Present: Senator Aric Putnam - Chair, Senator Robert J. Kupec - Vice Chair, Senator Bruce D. Anderson, Senator Gary H. Dahms, Senator Gene Dornink, Senator Heather Gustafson, Senator Mary K. Kunesh, Senator Judy Seeberger, Senator Torrey N. Westrom

Absent: No Members Absent

Senator Aric Putnam called the meeting to order at 3:04PM.

Call to Order


Presentation by Minnesota FFA State Officers


S.F. 1524: Senator Gustafson: Agricultural Utilization Research Institute appropriation.



Senator Putnam moved that S.F. 1524, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

S.F. 1525: Senator Kupec: Agricultural Utilization Research Institute appropriation for specific purposes.



Senator Putnam moved that S.F. 1525, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

S.F. 1563: Senator Lieske: Cottage food exemption modification.

Senator Westrom moved to adopt the A-1 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Westrom moved to adopt the A-4 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Westrom moved to adopt the A-3 Amendment.

 

MOTION WITHDRAWN.


Senator Putnam moved that S.F. 1563, as amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

S.F. 1407: Senator Dahms: Minnesota Agricultural Educational and Leadership Council grants appropriation.



Senator Putnam moved that S.F. 1407, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

S.F. 1522: Senator Kupec: Veterinary technicians, the practice of veterinary technology and unlicensed veterinary employees regulation.



Senator Kupec moved that S.F. 1522, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State and Local Government and Veterans Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 1773: Senator Kupec: University of Minnesota employees veterinary medicine licensure modification.

Senator Kupec moves to adopt the A-1 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.


Senator Kupec moved that S.F. 1773, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the State and Local Government and Veterans Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

Governor's Budget Presentation- Board of Animal Health Items


S.F. 1955: Senator Putnam: Board of Animal Health appropriation.

Senator Putnam moved to adopt the A-1 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.


Senator Kupec moved that S.F. 1955, as amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:11PM.


 
                                                                      
Senator Aric Putnam, Chair
                                                                      
Jacqueline Borromeo, Legislative Assistant