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Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee
Wednesday, March 29, 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 3:06PM.

Call to Order


S.F. 1955: Senator Putnam: Omnibus agriculture and broadband appropriations.

Senator Putnam moved to take SF 1955 off the table.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Putnam moved to adopt the A-24 Amendment. 

 

        Senator Putnam tabled the A-24 Amendment. 

 

Senator Putnam moved to adopt the A-26 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Putnam removed the A-24 Amendment from the table. 

 

Senator Westrom moved an oral amendment to the A-24 Amendment. 

 

        Page 8, line 7 after “for” insert “avian influenza prevention measures, and

Page 8, line 8 after the period insert “Funds may be used for researching avian influenza prevention measures, including, but not limited to, measures to prevent transmission of avian influenza from wild birds to domestic turkeys.”  

    

        MOTION PREVAILED.   

 

Senator Putnam moved to adopt the A-24 Amendment as amended. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Putnam moved to adopt the A-13 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Dahms moved to adopt the A-5 Amendment.

 

Roll call vote requested. 4 yays and 5 nays.

 

MOTION FAILED.

 

Senator Westrom moved to adopt the A-10 Amendment.

 

Roll call vote requested. 4 yays and 5 nays. 

 

MOTION FAILED.

 

Senator Dornink moved to adopt the A-11 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Dahms moved to adopt the A-15 Amendment.

 

Senator Dahms requested a 12.10 roll call vote. 

    MOTION SUPPORTED. 

    4 yays and 5 nays.

 

MOTION FAILED.

 

Senator Dornink moved to adopt the A-17 Amendment.

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Seeberger moved to adopt the A-16 Amendment. 

 

Senator Westrom moved an oral amendment to the A-16 Amendment.

 

        Page 1, line 6, remove the strikethrough over $15,000 and delete $25,000

 

 

        MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Seeberger moved to adopt the A-16 Amendment as amended. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Westrom moved to adopt the A-18 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Anderson moved to adopt the A-21 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Dahms moved to adopt the A-22 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED.

 

Senator Kupec moved to adopt the A-8 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Anderson moved A-25 Amendment. 

 

MOTION PREVAILED

 

Senator Putnam requested a 12.10 roll call vote. 

 

MOTION SUPPORTED. 8 yays and 1 passed.

 


Senator Putnam moved that S.F. 1955, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27PM.


 
                                                                      
Senator Aric Putnam, Chair
                                                                      
Jacqueline Borromeo, Legislative Assistant