Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 12, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 87, 88A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

Rep. Nolan

 

Staff Present:

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5002, Department of Agriculture – Public Hearing

HB 5003, Department of Agriculture Fee Bill – Public Hearing

Department of Agriculture – Request to Apply for Federal Grants

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete content, please refer to the CDs.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 87A

 

 

003

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Calls the hearing to order at 8:33 AM

Opens Public Hearing on HB 5002, Department of Agriculture and HB 5003, Department of Agriculture Fee Bill

 

 

Enters Department of Agriculture 2007-2009 Governor’s Recommended Budget (Exhibit #1)

Enters HB 5002, Department of Agriculture (Exhibit #2)

Enters HB 5003, Department of Agriculture Fee Bill (Exhibit #3)

013

Katy Coba, Director, Department of Agriculture

Submits Department of Agriculture 2007-2009 Budget Presentation Binder (Exhibit #4)

Begins with Industry Overview slide presentation

099

Sen. Avakian

 

112

Ms. Coba

 

135

Sen. Avakian

 

141

Ms. Coba

 

152

Sen. Nelson

 

156

Ms. Coba

 

167

Rep. Garrard

 

182

Rep. Clem

 

224

Sen. Avakian

 

230

Chair Devlin

 

247

Ms. Coba

 

275

Chair Devlin

 

282

Ms. Coba

 

284

Rep. Garrard

 

288

Ms. Coba

 

291

Chair Devlin

 

292

Ms. Coba

 

327

Rep. Garrard

 

332

Ms. Coba

 

347

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

349

Ms. Coba

 

351

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

354

Ms. Coba

 

378

Sen. Avakian

 

383

Ms. Coba

 

397

Sen. Avakian

 

402

Ms. Coba

 

404

Rep. Clem

 

417

Ms. Coba

 

TAPE 88A

 

 

001

Ms. Coba

Continues with overview presentation

027

Rep. Garrard

 

028

Ms. Coba

 

147

Chair Devlin

 

154

Ms. Coba

 

174

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

188

Ms. Coba

 

218

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

232

Rep. Clem

 

271

Ms. Coba

Submits replacement Page 27/28 for Exhibit #4 Department of Agriculture Budget Presentation Binder

353

Rep. Garrard

 

358

Ms. Coba

 

403

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

408

Ms. Coba

 

411

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

413

Ms. Coba

 

421

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

425

Ms. Coba

 

431

Rep. Burley

 

438

Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director, Department of Agriculture

 

TAPE 87B

 

 

001

Ms. Hanson

Continues with answer to question

004

Rep. Burley

 

005

Ms. Hanson

 

008

Ms. Coba

Continues budget presentation

034

Sen. Avakian

 

037

Ms. Coba

 

068

Sen. Avakian

 

070

Ms. Coba

 

154

Chair Devlin

 

157

Ms. Coba

 

162

Chair Devlin

Closes Public Hearing on HB 5002, Department of Agriculture and HB 5003, Department of Agriculture Fee Bill

Opens Work Session on Application for Federal Grants for the Department of Agriculture

166

Lauren Henderson, Assistant Director, Department of Agriculture

 

181

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters Legislative Fiscal Office federal grant analysis for the Department of Agriculture (Exhibit #5)

183

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

187

Mr. Siebert

 

195

Chair Devlin

 

196

Satish Upadhyay, Department of Administrative Services

 

198

Chair Devlin

 

199

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves the two grant requests to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

203

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  7 – 0 – 1

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

Adjourns the hearing at 9:50 AM