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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 thirteenth meeting to order at 11:02 A.M. on March 15, 2010, 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
Gardner, Paul
Hoppe, Joe
Juhnke, Al
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Lillie, Leon
Sailer, Brita
Atkins, Joe ex-officio

Members excused:

Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 11:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Beard moved adoption of the March 5, 2010 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Masin assumed the chair at 11:04 a.m.

Representative Johnson moved approval of HF2852 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.

HF2852 (Johnson) Cable communications franchise requirements clarified.

Handouts were given to division members.
"Integra Telecom - Clarity Cable Franchise Law"
"MACTA letter dated March 11, 2010"


Testimony was given by:

Frank Boyles, City Manager, City of Prior Lake
Dave Kunde, General Manager, Scott Rice Telecom
Randy Young, Minnesota Telecom Alliance
Tom Grundhoefer, League of MN Cities
Tony Mendoza, MN Cable Communications Assn

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF 2852 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.


The meeting adjourned at 11:49 A.M.


REP. SHELDON JOHNSON, CHAIR


Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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  • HF2852 (Johnson) - Cable communications franchise requirements clarified.
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