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Commerce and Labor

TWENTYFOURTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 28, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTYFOURTH 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 4:10 P.M. on February 28, 2008, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

The following members were excused:

ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
ANZELC, Tom
DeLaFOREST, Chris

A quorum was present.

HF 3092 (Madore) Residential building contractor investigations discontinuance prohibited

Representative Lillie moved HF 3092

The following people testified on HF 3092:

Representative Shelley Madore
Pam Perri-Weaver, MN Builders Association

Representative Lillie moved that HF 3092 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety & Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes of February 26, 2008 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2721 (Dominguez) Auto insurance and certain claims practices regulated

Representative Dominguez moved HF 2721

The following people testified on HF 2721:

Representative Augustine Dominguez
Cort Holten, J.D.
Dr. Todd Crabtree, D.C., JD, MBA

Representative Dominguez moved to orally amend HF 2721 as follows:

In Line 2.10, delete "chiropractic" and insert "licensed health care providers"; and in Line 2.11, after the word "relatives" insert “of the provider". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dominguez moved that HF 2721, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 766 (Westrom) Motor fuel specifications, standards, and requirements modified

Representative Zellers moved HF 766

Representative Zellers moved the H0766DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 766:

Representative Torrey Westrom

Representative Zellers moved that HF 766, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3085 (Laine) Construction warranties requirement modified, and waivers of the warranty prohibited

Representative Lillie moved HF 3085

Representative Lillie moved the H3085A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3085:

Representative Carolyn Laine
Pam Perri-Weaver, MN Builders Association

Representative Lillie moved that HF 3085, as amended, be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3582 (Tschumper) Requiring disclosure of flood insurance availability

Representative Lillie moved HF 3582

The following people testified on HF 3582:

Representative Ken Tschumper
Pat Sexton, MN Department of Commerce

Representative Lillie moved that HF 3582 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3289 (Juhnke) Auctioneers exempted from certain requirements applicable to professional fund-raisers

Representative Lillie moved HF 3289

The following people testified on HF 3289:

Representative Al Juhnke
Kurt Johnson, MN Auctioneers Association

Representative Lillie moved the HF 3289 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3306 (Tillberry) Minnesota Securities Act modified, regulations provided, and technical changes made

Representative Tillberry moved HF 3306

The following people testified on HF 3306:

Representative Tom Tillberry
Pat Sexton, MN Department of Commerce

Representative Tillberry moved that HF 3306 be recommended to pass. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:52 P.M.


Rep.Leon Lillie, Vice-Chair


Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.
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HF766 (Westrom) Motor fuel specifications, standards, and requirements modified
HF XXXX (Tschumper) Requiring disclosure of flood insurance availability
HF3085 (Laine) Construction warranties requirement modified, and waivers of the warranty prohibited
HF3092 (Madore) Residential building contractor investigations discontinuance prohibited
HF3289 (Juhnke) Auctioneers exempted from certain requirements applicable to professional fund-raisers
HF3306 (Tillberry) Minnesota Securities Act modified, regulations provided, and technical changes made
HF2721 (Dominguez) Auto insurance and certain claims practices regulated