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Minnesota Legislature
2009-2010 Regular Session

FORTH MEETING - Labor and Consumer Protection Division

February 13, 2009

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


LABOR AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
of the
COMMERCE AND LABOR COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Division, called the forth meeting to order at 10:38 A.M. on, February 13, 2009, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Davnie, Jim, Chair
Fritz Patti, Vice-Chair
Lillie, Leon
Mack, Tara
Mahoney, Tim
Murdock, Mark
Nelson, Michael V.
Sanders, Tim
Simon, Steve
Solberg, Loren
Zellers, Kurt

Members excused:

Representative Davnie called the meeting to order at 10:38 A.M. A quorum was present.

HF12 (Mahoney) Unemployment compensation definitions modified.


Representative Mahoney moved approval of HF12 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Commerce and Labor committee with recommendation that it pass and be re-referred to the
Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.


Representative Mahoney moved HF12 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Commerce and Labor committee with recommendation that it pass and be re-referred to the
Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
The motion prevailed.



HF208 (Dill) Secured creditor mailed notification type changed required in connection with foreclosure of a mechanics lien on a motor vehicle.

Representative Davnie moved approval of HF208 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.

Representative Davnie moved HF208 to pass be recommended to pass and re-referred to Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.

HF166 (Sanders) Retail sales of recalled toys prohibited.

Representative Sanders moved approval of HF166 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.

Representative Sanders moved approval of amendment A09-0035 to HF166.
The amendment was adopted.

Representative Sanders moved an oral amendment "delete line 1.7 up to the period".
The oral amendment was incorporated.


Representative Sanders moved HF166 to pass as amended and be recommended to pass and re-referred to Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.



HF354 (Hilstrom) Mortgage foreclosure proceedings notice and mandatory mediation required prior to commencement on homestead property, and homestead-lender mediation account created.

Representative Davnie moved approval of HF354 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.


Testimony was given by:

Christie Eller, Deputy Attorney General
A handout was given to division members "Minnesota Attorney General’s Fact Sheet".

Steve Johnson, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Bankers Association
A handout was given to division members "Foreclosure Process in Minnesota".

David Skilbred, Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota

Christine Berger, Minnesota Association of Realtors

Matthew Lemke, Mortgage Bankers Association
A handout was given to division members "Mortgage Originator Flow Chart".

Mara Humphrey, Vice President Minnesota Credit Unions


Representative Davnie moved HF354 be recommended to pass and re-referred to Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.


Representative Sanders moved approval of HF166 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.

Representative Sanders moved HF166 to pass as amended be recommended to pass and re-referred to Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.



Representative Mack moved adoption of the January 23, 2009 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting adjourned at 11:55 A.M.



REP. JIM DAVNIE, CHAIR





Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF208 (Dill) Secured creditor mailed notification type changed required in connection with foreclosure of a mechanics lien on a motor vehicle. HF12 (Mahoney) Unemployment compensation definitions modified. HF166 (Sanders) Retail sales of recalled toys prohibited. HF354 (Hilstrom) Mortgage foreclosure proceedings notice and mandatory mediation required prior to commencement on homestead property, and homestead-lender mediation account created. HF549 (Davnie) has been removed from the agenda

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10:22 - Gavel. 11:11 - HF12 (Mahoney) Unemployment compensation definitions modified. 16:17 - HF208 (Dill) Secured creditor mailed notification type changed required in connection with foreclosure of a mechanics lien on a motor vehicle. 20:00 - HF166 (Sanders) Retail sales of recalled toys prohibited. 24:32 - HF354 (Hilstrom) Mortgage foreclosure proceedings notice and mandatory mediation required prior to commencement on homestead property, and homestead-lender mediation account created. Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.