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Science and Technology Research and Development Committee

Also known as:
Committee on Science & Technology Research & Development
Active dates:1987-1991

Advise concerning guidelines that the legislature may use in allocating grant or loan money for scientifically and technologically related projects; advise on decentralized research peer review process; approve assignment of ad hoc committees on science and technology research and development.


The committee was abolished by 1991 legislation. Responsibilities were transferred to the Board of Directors of Minnesota Technology, Inc. (Source: Annual compilation and statistical report: membership on state councils, boards and commissions, 1991.)

Advisory to:
Trade and Economic Development Department?

13 members (4 legislators, chair appointed by governor to 4-year terms, 8 members appointed by governor to 6-year terms must be qualified in at least one of five specified areas); expenses reimbursed under Minn. Stat. 15.059.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.


Name changed slightly.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1987-1990.
Record last updated: 07/31/2020

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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