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SF 3503

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2020 08:29am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to animals; modifying Board of Animal Health membership; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.02, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Members; officers.

new text begin(a) new text endThe board deleted text beginhas fivedeleted text endnew text begin consists of sevennew text end members
appointed by the governornew text begin,new text end with the advice and consent of the senate, deleted text beginthree of whom are
producers of livestock in the state, and two of whom are practicing veterinarians licensed
in Minnesota.
deleted text endnew text begin as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) one member who produces beef in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (2) one member who produces pork in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (3) one member who produces dairy in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (4) one member who produces poultry in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (5) one member who produces deer or elk in Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (6) one member who is a practicing large-animal veterinarian licensed in Minnesota;
and
new text end

new text begin (7) one member who is a practicing veterinarian licensed in Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (b)new text end The commissioners of agriculture, natural resources, and health, the dean of the
College of Veterinary Medicine, and the director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
of the University of Minnesota may serve as consultants to the board without vote.

new text begin (c)new text end Appointments to fill unexpired terms must be made from the classes to which the
retiring members belong.

new text begin (d)new text end 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.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021, and
applies to appointments that occur on or after that date.
new text end