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SF 4150

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2020 04:36pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a grant to plan a poultry processing
plant and associated industrial park; requiring a report.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; POULTRY PROCESSING PLANT AND
INDUSTRIAL PARK.
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new text begin (a) $250,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of agriculture for a grant to the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance to plan and design a
poultry processing plant and an associated industrial park aimed at creating new, value-added
economic opportunities for local farmers in southeastern Minnesota. The Regenerative
Agriculture Alliance may partner with the commissioner of agriculture in developing the
plan and design for the industrial park. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) By March 1, 2022, the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, in collaboration with the
commissioner of agriculture, must submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members
of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over agriculture finance on the progress,
development, and implementation of the poultry processing plant and industrial park design
and their potential to open new market opportunities for local and emerging farmers.
new text end