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Commerce and Labor

TWENTYSIXTH

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 06, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTYSIXTH 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 4:24 P.M. on March 6, 2008, 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)
MAHONEY, Tim
JOHNSON, Sheldon
PETERSON, Aaron
ANZELC, Tom
KNUTH, Kate
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt
PAULSEN, Erik
SIMPSON, Dean
DeLaFOREST, Chris
ANDERSON, Sarah
BERNS, John

The following members were excused:

MULLERY, Joe
DAVNIE, Jim

A quorum was present.

HF 2107 (Masin) Telecommunications goals provided, and broadband policy director and advisory board established

Representative Atkins moved HF 2107

Representative Zellers moved the H2107A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Zellers moved to orally amend HF 2107 as follows:
Page 2, Line 3, delete "the commissioner of administration or the commissioner's designee;" and insert "office of enterprise technology or designee;". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 2107:

Representative Sandra Masin
Rick King, Thomson West

Representative Atkins moved the HF 2107, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology & Elections. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3034 (Mahoney) Electrical, plumbing, water conditioning, boiler, and high-pressure piping professional provisions modified

Representative Mahoney moved HF 3034

Representative Mahoney moved the H3034A1 amendment.

Representative Mahoney moved to orally amend the H3034A1 amendment as follows:
Page 1, after Line 14, insert "This section effective on the date following enactment." THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved the H3034A1 amendment, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved the H3034A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved the H3034A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved the A08-1255 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved to orally amend HF 3034 as follows:
Page 29, Line 26, delete "retroactively from". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3034:

Representative Tim Mahoney
John Rajkowski, MN Department of Labor & Industry
Lisa Frenette, Builders Association of Minnesota

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 3034, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology & Elections. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1499 (Hortman) Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act adopted as approved and recommended by the National Conference of Commissions on Uniform State Law

Representative Atkins moved HF 1499

Representative Atkins moved the A08-1149 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 1499:

Representative Melissa Hortman
Dennis L. Knoer, Briggs & Morgan
Jennifer Reedstrom-Bishop, Gray Plant Mooty

Representative Atkins moved that HF 1499, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3688 (Dominguez) Minneapolis; On-sale intoxicating liquor license authorized.

Representative Dominguez moved HF 3688

The following people testified on HF 3688:

Representative Augustine Dominguez
Joe Bagnoli, McGrann, Shea, Anderson, Carnival, Straughn & Lamb

Representative Dominguez moved that HF 3688 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Liquor Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Zellers moved that the minutes of March 4, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3500 (Lillie) Business Corporations Act; Limited Liability Company Act; Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2001; Technical amendments proposed, and nonprofit limited liability company formation authorized

Representative Lillie moved HF 3500

Representative Lillie moved the A08-1281 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3500:

Representative Leon Lillie
Dennis L. Knoer, Briggs & Morgan
Jennifer Reedstrom-Bishop, Gray Plant Mooty

Representative Lillie moved that HF 3500, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 4:56 P.M.


Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair



Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.
More Info On This Meeting..

HF2107 (Masin) Telecommunications goals provided, and broadband policy director and advisory board established
HF1499 (Hortman) Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act adopted as approved and recommended by the National Conference of Commissions on Uniform State Law
HF3688 (Dominguez) Minneapolis; On-sale intoxicating liquor license authorized.
HF3034 (Mahoney) Electrical, plumbing, water conditioning, boiler, and high-pressure piping professional provisions modified
HF3500 (Lillie) Business Corporations Act; Limited Liability Company Act; Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2001; Technical amendments proposed, and nonprofit limited liability company formation authorized

HF2100 (Clark), HF3365 (Atkins), HF3296 (Johnson) and HF3195 (Knuth) have been removed from the agenda.