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Commerce Finance and Policy

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Commerce Finance and Policy

2/26/2021
HF 844 (Stephenson) -Price gouging prohibited, and penalties prescribed. HF 1292 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Unsafe consumer product enforcement mechanism provided. HF 269 (Morrison) - Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated. HF 1412 (Morrison) - Health care service and consultation telehealth coverage modified. *NOTE*: Testimony, discussion, and amendments will be limited to Sections 1, 3, and 13 of the bill as it pertains to the committee's jurisdcition.* HF 648 (Koegel) - Health plans prohibited from limiting opioid testing. Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp *NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003 To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 12:00 pm on Saturday, February 27th, at adeline.miller@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF269 (Morrison) - Psychology interjurisdictional compact created.
HF844 (Stephenson) - Price gouging prohibited, and penalties prescribed.
HF1412 (Morrison) - Health care service and consultation telehealth coverage modified.
HF1292 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Unsafe consumer product enforcement mechanism provided.
HF648 (Koegel) - Health plans prohibited from limiting opioid testing.
Attachments:

Commerce Finance and Policy

2/24/2021
HF 1183 (Stephenson) - Drug manufacturer or wholesale distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify attorney general of prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers; civil penalties imposed; and money appropriated. HF 686 (Ecklund) -Existing easements held by rural electric cooperative allowed to be used to provide broadband service. HF 56 (Elkins) - Lymphedema compression treatment item coverage required. HF 626 (Reyer) - Rare disease diagnosis and treatment unrestricted services access required. HF 785 (Freiberg) - Health plan coverage provided for acupuncture services. HF 447 (Acomb) - No-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram required. Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp *NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003 To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 25th, at adeline.miller@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF56 (Elkins) - Lymphedema compression treatment item coverage required.
HF626 (Reyer) - Rare disease diagnosis and treatment unrestricted services access required.
HF686 (Ecklund) - Existing easements held by rural electric cooperative allowed to be used to provide broadband service.
HF447 (Acomb) - No-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram required.
HF785 (Freiberg) - Health plan coverage provided for acupuncture services.
HF1183 (Stephenson) - Excessive drug price increases prohibited by manufacturers to generic or off-patent drugs, attorney general authorized to take action against manufacturers for price increases, withdrawal of generic or off-patent drug sales prohibited, and civil penalties imposed.
Attachments:

Commerce Finance and Policy

2/23/2021
HF 633 (Bierman) -Individual and small group health plan offerings required to include predeductible, flat co-pay on prescription drug option. HF 8 (Liebling) - Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified. *NOTE: Discussion and amendments will be limited to Section 2 of the bill.* HF 1183 (Stephenson) - A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; requiring the Board of Pharmacy, the commissioner of human services, and health plan companies to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; authorizing the attorney general to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to certain price increases; imposing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 8.31, subdivision 1; 151.071, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151. Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp *NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003 To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 24th, at adeline.miller@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF8 (Liebling) - Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
HF633 (Bierman) - Individual and small group health plan offerings required to include predeductible, flat co-pay on prescription drug option.
HF1183 (Stephenson) - Excessive drug price increases prohibited by manufacturers to generic or off-patent drugs, attorney general authorized to take action against manufacturers for price increases, withdrawal of generic or off-patent drug sales prohibited, and civil penalties imposed.
Attachments:

Commerce Finance and Policy

2/17/2021
HF 600 (Winkler) -Cannabis Management Board and advisory councils established; use and sale reports required; adult use and possession limited and legalized; business licensing, inspection, and regulation provided; testing and labeling of products required; advertisement limited; adult-use sale taxed; grant and loan programs established; data classified; and money appropriated. **PLEASE NOTE: Testimony, amendments, and discussion will be limited to provisions of the bill within the jurisdiction of the Commerce Committee. The provisions are as follows: Article 1 Section 1 – definitions Secs. 2 and 3 – establishing the Board and Advisory Council Secs. 4 to 6 – specific duties of the Board Sec. 7 – duties in relation to environmental standards Sec. 8 – lawful use and penalties Secs. 9 to 36 – licensing and operation of adult use market Secs. 37 to 50 – medical cannabis program Sec. 51 – testing Secs. 52 to 54 – packaging/labeling/advertisement Secs. 55 and 56 – social equity applicants and community renewal grants Sec. 58 – lawful activities Sec. 59 – civil “dramshop” actions Article 4 All sections – various grants Article 7 Sec. 1 – cannabis business data Sec. 2 Sec. 6-18 Secs. 23 to 25 – transfer of medical program and task force Article 9 Sec. 1, sub. 1 – appropriation for Board Sec. 1, sub. 7 – appropriation for Dept. of Commerce Testimony to the bill, from the author and the public, will be limited to the first 45 minutes of the hearing. To request to testify, please email the Committee Administrator at adeline.miller@house.mn as soon as possible. To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 18th, at adeline.miller@house.mn. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp *NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003
Bills Added:
HF600 (Winkler) - Omnibus cannabis bill.
Attachments:
Agenda 2-17-21 (1).pdf (2/12/2021)
H0600A3.pdf (2/16/2021)
H0600A2.pdf (2/16/2021)
AFSCME Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Bergman - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Bill Text - HF0600.0.pdf (2/16/2021)
Burriss - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Carey - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Coats - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Commerce Minutes - 11 - 2.16.21.pdf (2/16/2021)
Cregeen - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Hewitt - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
HRD Summary - HF0600.pdf (2/16/2021)
Kotrba - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Malak - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
McNearny.Blair - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
MLBA Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
MMA Letter.pdf (2/16/2021)
MNChamber Letter of Opposition.pdf (2/16/2021)
SAMMn Letter of Opposition.pdf (2/16/2021)
UFCW Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Wilson - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Winge - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Webster - Letter of Support.pdf (2/16/2021)
Daub - Letter - Other.pdf (2/17/2021)
Minnesota Trucking Association - Opposed.pdf (2/17/2021)
Banker - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
L'Esperance - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
DCDC4RC- Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Simatic - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Stresnak - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
NORML - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Thomas - Letter of Suport.pdf (2/17/2021)
Harcus - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Ponce - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Sensible Change MN - Letter of Support.pdf (2/17/2021)
Angela Elsner-Brown.pdf (2/18/2021)
Chris Wright 1 of 2.pdf (2/18/2021)
Chris Wright 2 of 2.pdf (2/18/2021)
Eric Ondler.pdf (2/18/2021)
Joanne Madrid.pdf (2/18/2021)
Joanne Madrid.pdf (2/18/2021)
Josh Maslowski.pdf (2/18/2021)
Josh Wilken-Simon.pdf (2/18/2021)
Racheal Robinson.pdf (2/18/2021)
Ryan Jensen.pdf (2/18/2021)
Sharolyn Hagen.pdf (2/18/2021)
Shelly Stresnak.pdf (2/18/2021)
Ideka Letter of Support.pdf (2/20/2021)
MHLN Letter.pdf (2/20/2021)

Commerce Finance and Policy

2/16/2021
Budget Presentation Department of Commerce House Fiscal Analyst, Solveig Beckel HF 401 (Hansen) -Law enforcement employee salary increase provided and technical change made, and money appropriated. *pending referral* HF 801 (Morrison) - Prescription drug affordability board and prescription drug affordability advisory council established, description drug cost reviews and remedies provided, report required, and money appropriated. HF 897 (Huot) - Gambling Control Board membership requirements modified. HF 1067 (Davnie) - Checking account requirements modified. Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp *NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003 To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 17th, at adeline.miller@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF401 (Hansen) - Law enforcement employee salary increase provided and technical change made, and money appropriated.
HF801 (Morrison) - Prescription drug affordability board and prescription drug affordability advisory council established, prescription drug cost reviews and remedies provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF897 (Huot) - Gambling Control Board membership requirements modified, and debit or credit card use permitted for raffle purchases.
HF1067 (Davnie) - Checking account requirements modified.
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