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FOURTEENTH MEETING - Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH 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 10:42 A.M. on May 5, 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
Sailer, Brita
Atkins, Joe ex-officio

Members excused:
Lillie, Leon

Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 10:46 A.M. A quorum was present.



Representative Johnson moved HF3817 before the committee for discussion.

HF3817 (Johnson) Switched access services regulation modified.

Testimony was presented by:

Mark Oberlander, MN Public Utilities Commission
A handout was given to division members" The House Commerce and Labor Committee"

Jim Burt, Sprint
A handout was given to division members "How switched access charges apply to long distance calls".

Wauneta Brown, AT&T

Dan Lipschultz, Moss & Barnett

Brent Christensen, Minnesota Telecom Alliance

Broadband mapping update

Testimony was presented by:

Brent Legg, Connected Nation
A handout was given to division members "Connect Minnesota Broadband Mapping Initiative".

Christopher Mitchell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance


The meeting adjourned at 12: 13 A.M.


REP. SHELDON JOHNSON, CHAIR



Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF2639/SF2470 (Johnson/Prettner Solon) Wireless telecommunications service providers authorized to provide call locations for emergencies.

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