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EIGHTH MEETING - Commerce and Labor

2009-2010 Regular Session

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

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

MINUTES


Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:32 P.M. on March 5, 2009, 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
DAVNIE, Jim
THAO, Cy
FRITZ, Patti
SIMON, Steve
KNUTH, Kate
SLOCUM, Linda
ZELLERS, Kurt
DAVIDS, Greg
HOPPE, Joe
ANDERSON, Sarah
MURDOCK, Mark
SANDERS, Tim

The following members were excused:

JOHNSON, Sheldon
ANZELC, Tom
HOSCH, Larry

A quorum was present.


HF1200 (Dill) Grand Marais; On-sale liquor licenses authorized.

Representative Atkins moved HF1200.

The following people testified on HF1200:

Representative David Dill
Scott and Chris Mehlhaff, CHA, Holland Hospitality, Inc.

Representative Atkins moved HF819 be laid over.


Representative Lillie assumed the gavel at 4:41


HF819 (Atkins) Early Internet sales of event tickets at inflated prices prohibited.

Representative Atkins moved HF819.

Representative Atkins moved the H0819A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved the H0819A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved the H0819A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF819:

Representative Joe Atkins
Joe Freeman, Ticketmaster

Representative Atkins moved HF819, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF159 (Simon) Alcohol control device sale allowed at exclusive liquor stores.

Representative Simon moved HF159.

The following people testified on HF159:

Representative Steve Simon
Bob Schmidt, Owner, Just Encase

Representative Simon moved HF159 be laid over.


Representative Slocum moved that the minutes of March 3, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF97 (Solberg) Convention centers authorized to obtain liquor licenses.

Representative Lillie moved HF97.

The following people testified on HF97:

Representative Loren Solberg

Representative Lillie moved HF97 be laid over.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:07 P.M.



Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair



Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.
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Agenda:

HF819 (Atkins) Early Internet sales of event tickets at inflated prices prohibited. HF1200 (Dill) Grand Marais; On-sale liquor licenses authorized. HF97 (Solberg) Convention centers authorized to obtain liquor licenses. HF159 (Simon) Alcohol control device sale allowed at exclusive liquor stores. HF546 (Nelson) has been removed from the agenda.

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