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HF 878

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; authorizing the commissioner of agriculture to serve as a
consultant to the Board of Animal Health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006,
section 35.02, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 35.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Members; officers.

The board has five members appointed by
the governor with the advice and consent of the senate, three of whom are producers of
livestock in the state, and two of whom are practicing veterinarians licensed in Minnesota.
The new text begincommissioner of agriculture, the new text enddean of the College of Veterinary Medicinenew text begin,new text end and
the director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory of the University of Minnesota may
serve as consultants to the board without vote. Appointments to fill unexpired terms must
be made from the classes to which the retiring members belong. The board shall elect
a president and a vice-president from among its members and a veterinarian licensed in
Minnesota who is not a member to be its executive director for a term of one year and
until a successor qualifies. The board shall set the duties of the director.