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HF 878

1st Engrossment - 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 begincommissioners of agriculture, natural resources, and health, 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.