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  620.1500.  Governor's advisory council on agriculture science and technology created, members, duties, expenses. — 1.  There is hereby created within the department of economic development the "Governor's Advisory Council on Agriculture Science and Technology".  The council shall consist of seven members.  Two members shall be Missouri farmers, of which one member shall be a Missouri grain producer and one member shall be a Missouri livestock producer.  The members of the council shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the governor.  The governor shall appoint one of the members as chairperson.  At the council's discretion, it may call upon experts for advice and consultation on the issues in question.

  2.  The council's duties shall include but not be limited to the following, as they relate to agricultural science and technology:

  (1)  Apprising the governor of new developments in the scientific and technological communities;

  (2)  Providing scientific inquiry into regulatory matters, upon the governor's request;

  (3)  Identifying strengths, weaknesses, and long-term needs of the state regarding science and technology;

  (4)  Predicting potential economic opportunities for the state in the plant biotechnology industry; and

  (5)  Apprising the governor of new developments in forestry technologies.

  3.  The members of the council shall serve without compensation except that the members shall be reimbursed for reasonable travel and meeting expenses related to the functions of the council.


(L. 2006 S.B. 1008)

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