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SECOND MEETING - Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

2009-2010 Regular Session

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

TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION
OF THE
COMMERCE AND LABOR COMMITTEE

MINUTES



Representative Sheldon Johnson, Chair of the Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division, called the second meeting to order at 8:34 A.M. on January 23, 2009, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Johnson, Sheldon, Chair
Masin, Sandra, Vice-Chair
Beard, Michael
Brown, Robin
Doepke, Connie
Hoppe, Joe
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Lillie, Leon
Sailer, Brita


Members excused.
Gardner, Paul
Juhnke, Al


Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 8:34 A.M. A quorum was present.


Representative Sailer moved adoption of the January 16, 2009 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Testimony was given by:


Steve Kelley, Director for the Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy, U of M Humphrey Institute.
A power point was presented to the division.
A copy of the power point was later emailed to division members.


Dr. Burl Haar, Executive Director, Public Utilities Commission
Mark Oberlander, Manager of Telecommunications, Public Utilities Commission

Handouts were given to division members:
"History and Evolution of Telecommunications Regulation in Minnesota"
"Overview of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission"


Jodie Miller, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators

A handout was given to division members:
MACTA


The meeting adjourned at 9:57 A.M.


REP. SHELDON JOHNSON, CHAIR


Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Industry overview and testimony from interested parties. If you would like to testify, please contact John Reich at 651-296-7175 or john.reich@house.mn

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