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THIRTIETH MEETING - Commerce and Labor

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 4:36 P.M. on March 16, 2010, 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
JOHNSON, Sheldon
THAO, Cy
FRITZ, Patti
SIMON, Steve
ANZELC, Tom
KNUTH, Kate
SLOCUM, Linda
HOPPE, Joe
ZELLERS, Kurt
DAVIDS, Greg
ANDERSON, Sarah
MURDOCK, Mark
SANDERS, Tim

No Members were excused or absent.

A quorum was present.


Representative Davids moved that the minutes of March 11, 2010 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3024 (Murdock) Manufactured Home Building Code requirements modified.

Representative Davnie moved the Division Report on HF 3024 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Murdock moved HF 3024.

Representative Murdock moved the H3024A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3024:

Representative Mark Murdock

Representative Murdock moved that HF 3024, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3360 (Nelson) Contractor continuing education requirements modified.

Representative Davnie moved HF 3360.

Representative Davnie moved the H3360DE1 amendment.

Representative Davnie moved to modify the H3360DE1 amendment as follows:
Line 8.12, delete "sole". THE AMENDMENT WAS MODIFIED.

Representative Davnie moved the H3360DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3360:

Representative Jim Davnie
Karen Linner, MN Builders Assoc

Representative Davnie moved that HF 3360, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3065 (Simon) Securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds provided.

Representative Simon moved HF 3065.

The following people testified on HF 3065:

Representative Steve Simon
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor
Tom Grundhoefer, League of MN Cities

Representative Simon moved that HF 3065 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3122 (Juhnke) Licensing and regulation provided for appraisal management companies.

Representative Atkins moved HF 3122.

Representative Atkins moved the H3122DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins moved the H3122A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3122:

Representative Al Juhnke
Wendy Walker, Walker Appraisals
Timothy O’Brien, TAVMA

Representative Atkins moved that HF 3122, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Atkins called a recess at 4:58 P.M.

Representative Atkins recalled the meeting to order at 5:10 P.M.


HF 3534 (Laine) Commissioner of commerce required to hold a public hearing before approval of certain rate increases.

Representative Atkins moved HF 3534.

Representative Atkins moved the H3534DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hoppe moved to orally amend the H3534DE1 amendment as follows:
Line 1.10, after "Rochester," insert "Marshall, Thief River Falls,". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 3534:

Representative Carolyn Laine
Julie Brunner, MN Council of Health Plans
John Gross, Director, Health Care Policy
Bob Johnson, Insurance Federation of MN
Robyn Rowen, MIFSC

Representative Atkins laid the bill over.


The meeting was adjourned at 5:53 P.M.




Rep. Joe Atkins
Chair




Christopher Kwapick
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills will likely be added

Bills Added:
  • HF3024 (Murdock) - Manufactured Home Building Code requirements modified.
  • HF3360 (Nelson) - Contractor continuing education requirements modified.
  • HF3122 (Juhnke) - Licensing and regulation provided for appraisal management companies, real estate appraiser advisory board regulated, and money appropriated.
  • HF3065 (Simon) - Securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds provided.
  • HF3534 (Laine) - Commissioner of commerce required to hold a public hearing before approval of certain rate increases.
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