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Commerce and Labor

TWENTYFIFTH

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 04, 2008

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

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

MINUTES


Representative Leon Lillie, Vice-Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 5:05 P.M. on March 4, 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)
MULLERY, Joe
MAHONEY, Tim
DAVNIE, Jim
JOHNSON, Sheldon
PETERSON, Aaron
ANZELC, Tom
KNUTH, Kate
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt
SIMPSON, Dean
BERNS, John

The following members were excused:

PAULSEN, Erik
DeLaFOREST, Chris
ANDERSON, Sarah

A quorum was present.

Representative Mahoney moved that the minutes of February 28, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1314 (Atkins) Truth in Music Act Update

No committee action was taken on this bill. Update/testimony only.

The following people testified on HF 1314:

John "Bowzer" Bauman, Truth in Music Committee

HF 3515 (Knuth) Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board cost adjustment publication provided

Representative Knuth moved HF 3515

The following people testified on HF 3515:

Representative Kate Knuth

Representative Knuth moves that HF 3515 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3146 (Hilstrom) Social Security number collection and use restrictions modified

Representative Lillie moved HF 3146

Representative Lillie moved the H3146DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3146:

Representative Deb Hilstrom

Representative Lillie moved that HF 3146, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Atkins assumed the gavel at 5:17 p.m.

HF 3378 (Tillberry) Gambling device definition clarified, and gambling devices or components for shipment to other jurisdiction provisions repealed.

Representative Tillberry moved HF 3378

The following people testified on HF 3378:

Representative Tom Tillberry
Mark Shields, Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement

Representative Tillberry moved that HF 3378 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2987 (Juhnke) Biodiesel definition modified, minimum content increased, tiered content goal created, and money appropriated

Representative Atkins moved HF 2987

Representative Atkins moved the H2987DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 2987:

Representative Al Juhnke
Meghan Shea, Flint Hills Resources

Representative Atkins moved that HF 2987, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance, with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Energy Policy & Finance.

HF 3392 (Juhnke) Farm wineries allowed to sell product at farmer's markets and cognac and brandies manufacture allowed

Representative Atkins moved HF 3392

The following people testified on HF 3392:

Representative Al Juhnke

Representative Atkins moved that HF 3392 be laid over for the possible inclusion in the Liquor Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3397 (Atkins) Gambling expenditure restriction changes made, bingo games and prizes modified, and clarifying and technical changes made

Representative Atkins moved HF 3397

Representative Atkins moved the H3397DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people testified on HF 3397:

Representative Joe Atkins

Representative Atkins moved that HF 3397 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3411 (Atkins) Petroleum product standards updated

Representative Atkins moved HF 3411

The following people testified on HF 3411:

Representative Joe Atkins

Representative Atkins moved the H3411A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved that HF 3411 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:37 P.M.



Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair


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

HF1314 (Atkins) Truth in Music Act Update
HF3272 (Sertich) St. Louis County off-sale liquor license authorized
HF3146 (Hilstrom) Social Security number collection and use restrictions modified
HF2987 (Juhnke) Biodiesel definition modified, minimum content increased, tiered content goal created, and money appropriated
HF3392 (Juhnke) Farm wineries allowed to sell product at farmer's markets and cognac and brandies manufacture allowed
HF3515 (Knuth) Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board cost adjustment publication provided
HF3411 (Atkins) Petroleum product standards updated
HF3397 (Atkins) Gambling expenditure restriction changes made, bingo games and prizes modified, and clarifying and technical changes made
HF3351 (Tillberry) Gambling penalties provided, and licensing, regulatory, and prize provisions modified, and technical, clarifying, and conforming changes made, and report required
HF3378 (Tillberry) Gambling device definition clarified, and gambling devices or components for shipment to other jurisdiction provisions repealed.

Bill Removed:
HF3154 (Knuth) and HF3272 (Sertich) have been removed