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Commerce and Labor

SIXTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 08, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

MINUTES


Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:04 P.M. on February 8, 2007, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
MULLERY, Joe
MAHONEY, Tim
DAVNIE, Jim
PETERSON, Aaron
JOHNSON, Sheldon
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
KNUTH, Kate
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt
DeLaFOREST, Chris
ANDERSON, Sarah
BERNS, John

Members excused:

PAULSEN, Erik
ANZELC, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean

A quorum was present.

Representative DeLaForest moved that the minutes of February 6, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 116 (Atkins) Customer sales and service call center requirements imposed.

Representative Lillie assumed the gavel at 4:05pm.

Representative Atkins moved HF 116 Division Report.

Representative Atkins moved HF 116.

Representative Atkins moved to orally amend HF 116 as follows: P.1 L1.3 delete the words "prescribing a criminal penalty" THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved the H0116A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 116:

Representative Joe Atkins
Tim Lovaasen, President, Communication Workers of America Minnesota State Council
Mike Nguyen, Political Coordinator, Communication Workers of America, Local 7200
Buzz Anderson, President, MN Retailers Association
Tom Hesse, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, MN Chamber of Commerce

Representative Atkins moved that HF 116, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 P.M.


Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair



John Reich, Committee Legislative Asst.
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HF116 (Atkins) Customer sales and service call center requirements imposed.