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Commerce and Labor

THIRTYSECOND MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 19, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTYSECOND 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 2:38 P.M. on March 19, 2008, in Room 500 North 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
TILLBERRY, Tom
PAULSEN, Erik
DeLaFOREST, Chris
SIMPSON, Dean
ANDERSON, Sarah

The following members were excused:

MULLERY, Joe
DAVNIE, Jim
DOMINGUEZ, Augustine
ZELLERS, Kurt
BERNS, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Tillberry moved that the minutes of March 18, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 934 (Clark) Polybrominated diphenyl ether manufacture and sale restricted

Representative Atkins moved HF 934.

Representative Atkins moved the A08-1457 amendment.

Representative Atkins moved to orally amend the A08-1457 amendment as follows:
Page 1, Line 1, delete "second" and insert "committee". THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved the A08-1457 amendment, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 934:

Representative Karen Clark
Kathleen Schuler, Healthy Legacy

Representative Atkins moved that HF 934, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3477 (Gardner) Lending practices and default regulation provided relating to manufactured housing

Representative Atkins moved HF 3477.

Representative Atkins moved the H3477DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3477:

Representative Paul Gardner
Ron Elwood, Legal Aid
Mark Brunner, MN Manufactured Housing Association

Representative Atkins moved to lay HF 3477 over.


Representative Lillie assumed the gavel at 2:48 p.m.


HF 4007 (Atkins) Beer kegs purchase and receipt by scrap metal dealers regulated

Representative Atkins moved HF 4007.

The following people testified on HF 4007:

Representative Joe Atkins

Representative Atkins moved that HF 4007 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Atkins assumed the gavel at 2:50 p.m.


Representative Atkins moved that HF 3477, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:53 P.M.



Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair


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

HF934 (Clark) Polybrominated diphenyl ether manufacture and sale restricted
HF4007 (Atkins) Beer kegs purchase and receipt by scrap metal dealers regulated
HF3477 (Gardner) Lending practices and default regulation provided relating to manufactured housing