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Hamilton, Rod

House 2005-2012 (District 22B); House 2013-Present (District 22B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Redwood

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/25/1968
Birth Place: Humboldt, Iowa
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mountain Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Pork Producer, Hog Farm

EDUCATION

Humboldt High School, Iowa; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Governor's Livestock Task Force; [Dates Unknown]
School Board/Administration: Mountain Lake, Minnesota (School Board Member); [Dates Unknown]
State Board/Commission/Council: Attorney General's Advisory Task Force on Lowering Pharmaceutical Drug Prices; 2019 to ?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Lynee
Children: Two children: Tyler (son), Haley (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He has multiple sclerosis.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.

Total Days Served: 5396

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Redwood
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Ways & Means Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Agriculture and Food Finance & Policy Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Health and Human Services Finance Division Minutes

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Redwood
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Redwood
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2015 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2015 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Redwood
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2013 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Policy Minutes
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Transportation Finance Minutes

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance (Chair) Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes
Leadership Position: Majority Whip

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2010 2nd Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Finance: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division Minutes
  • Finance: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Whip

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles
Occupation: Pork Producer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Finance: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Minutes
  • Health and Human Services: Licensing Minutes

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 22B
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: Mountain Lake
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles
Occupation: Pork Producer, Hog Farm
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Minutes
  • Commerce and Financial Institutions Minutes
  • Commerce and Financial Institutions: Technology, Bioscience and Medical Products Division Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes

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