as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/03/2020 09:19am
A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; modifying the Board of Animal Health; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2018, section 35.02, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
The board has deleted text beginfivedeleted text endnew text beginnew text end members appointed by the
governor deleted text beginwith 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.deleted text endnew text beginnew 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 deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text beginnew text end serve as consultants to the board without vote.
deleted text begin Appointments to fill unexpired terms must be made from the classes to which the retiring
members belong.deleted text end The board shall elect a president and a vice-president from among its
members deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text beginnew text end 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.
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