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Minnesota Legislature
2009-2010 Regular Session

SEVENTEENTH MEETING - Labor and Consumer Protection Division

February 05, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 seventeenth meeting to order at 10:37 A.M. on February 5, 2010, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Davnie, Jim, Chair
Lillie, Leon
Loon, Jenifer
Mack, Tara
Mahoney, Tim
Murdock, Mark
Nelson, Michael V.
Sanders, Tim
Simon, Steve
Solberg, Loren

Members excused:
Fritz, Patti


Representative Davnie called the meeting to order at 10:37 A.M.
A quorum was present



Representative Murdock moved approval of HF2062 be recommended to be heard before the Labor and Consumer Protection division.

Representative Murdock moved approval of amendment H20622DE4.
The amendment was adopted.


HF2062 (Lanning) Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force established membership and duties provided, and legislative appointments provided.


Representative Lanning presented his bill before the division members.



Handouts were given to division members:

"Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force - Supporting Organizations"

"Help Minnesotans build and maintain financial assets"

"FAIM Fast Facts – April 2008"

"New FDIC Study Shows One in Four U.S. Households Currently Unbanked or
Underbanked"

"Minnesota Board on Aging"


Testimony was given by:

Ms. Kim Shaff, FAIM Program Manager, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties.

Laura Hodges, FAIM participant

Professor Patricia Olson, Area Leader, University of Minnesota

Deacon Jim Meyer, Cathedral of St. Paul, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Ms. Amy Brenengen, Director, Office of Economic Status of Women.


Representative Murdock renewed his motion that HF2062 is recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.


Representative Sanders moved approval of the minutes of May 11, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES ARE ADOPTED.


Representative Loon moved approval of the minutes of January 28, 2010.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES ARE ADOPTED.



The meeting adjourned 11:23 A.M.


REP. JIM DAVNIE, CHAIR



Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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  • HF2062 (Lanning) - Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force established, membership and duties provided, and legislative appointments provided.
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02:41 - Gavel. 03:50 - HF2602 (Lanning) Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force established, membership and duties provided, and legislative appointments provided. Runs 47 minutes.