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HJM009.........................................................by EDUCATION UNITED STATES-CANADA SUMMIT - Stating findings of the Legislature; expressing support for the agreements made at the Idaho-Canada summit; and urging the United States Congress and the United States trade representative to meet with the Canadian government to review and reconcile statistics concerning the cattle and beef industry. 03/14 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/15 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff 03/17 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/20 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/21 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote - to Senate 03/22 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff 03/24 Rpt out - to 10th Ord 03/27 10th ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Title apvd - to House 03/28 To enrol 03/29 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/30 Pres signed 03/31 To Secretary of State
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE JOINT MEMORIAL NO. 9 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 A JOINT MEMORIAL 2 TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES IN CONGRESS 3 ASSEMBLED, AND TO THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION REPRESENTING THE STATE OF 4 IDAHO IN THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES. 5 We, your Memorialists, the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 6 State of Idaho assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-fifth 7 Idaho Legislature, do hereby respectfully represent that: 8 WHEREAS, on January 19 and 20, 2000, an agricultural summit was held in 9 Boise, Idaho, involving representatives from the governments of the United 10 States and Canada, the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, and 11 the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana, and representatives from 12 the beef and potato industries of those provinces and states; and 13 WHEREAS, through discussions, and the exchange of information and 14 briefings from government and industry, a dialogue was initiated and consensus 15 reached in certain areas of mutual concern; and 16 WHEREAS, both the Alberta and Idaho conference attendees agreed that they 17 would communicate points of agreement to their national governments through a 18 formal communication, which this memorial embodies and constitutes. 19 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 20 sion of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 21 the Senate concurring therein, that we support the agreements made at the 22 Idaho-Canada Summit, and urge the United States Congress and the United States 23 trade representative to meet with the Canadian government to review and recon- 24 cile their statistics concerning the cattle and beef industry, so that the 25 industries on both sides of the border have access to accurate, comparable and 26 timely data. 27 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the states and provinces involved in the 28 Pacific Northwest Cattle Project meet and develop a consistent set of cattle 29 statistics and a single methodology for gathering and reporting these statis- 30 tics, and also improve communication through regional meetings, tours and 31 exchanges. 32 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the United States Department of Agriculture 33 and Agriculture Canada work towards the removal of federal certificates and 34 federal endorsement requirements for the movement of cattle between Canada and 35 the United States within the Northwest region. 36 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the states and provinces involved should be 37 encouraged to expand the Pacific Northwest Cattle Project for feeder cattle 38 from six months to twelve months access and expand the project to include 39 other classes of cattle. 40 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representa- 41 tives be, and she is hereby authorized and directed to forward a copy of this 42 Memorial to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Repre- 43 sentatives in Congress, and the congressional delegation representing the 44 State of Idaho in the Congress of the United States.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 10272 As a result of the Idaho-Canada Trade Summit held in Boise, Idaho, January 20, 2000, the cattle working group agreed to petition Congress and the Canadian Parliament concerning issues of communication, production data, animal health regulations, and the Pacific Northwest Cattle Project. FISCAL IMPACT No fiscal impact. Contact Name: Rep. Max Black Phone: 208/332-1000 Name: Sara Braasch, Idaho Cattle Association Phone: 208/343-1615 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HJM 9