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TENTH MEETING - Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 tenth meeting to order at 8:36 A.M. on February 19, 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
Brown, Robin
Doepke, Connie
Gardner, Paul
Hoppe, Joe
Juhnke, Al
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Lillie, Leon
Sailer, Brita

Members excused:
Beard, Michael

Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 8:36 A.M. A quorum was present.


Representative Johnson moved approval of HF170 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.


HF170 (Gardner) Residents allowed to decline delivery of local telephone directories.


Representative Gardner moved approval of amendment H0170DE3.
The amendment was adopted.

Representative Gardner moved an oral amendment on line 1.7 of the DE3, after directory
Insert ", unless a customer requests delivery of a directory"
The oral amendment was incorporated.

Testimony was given by:
Nancy Hilden, Yellow Pages

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF170 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.


Representative Johnson moved adoption of the February 12, 2010 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Masin assumed the Chair.

Representative Johnson moved approval of HF2639 be recommended to pass and sent to the Commerce and Labor committee.

HF2639 (Johnson) authorizing wireless telecommunications service providers to provide call locations for emergencies.

Handouts were given to division members:
"Written Testimony of Greg Smith"
"Sheriff King County- September 28, 2007"
"Sheriff King County - New and Information"


Testimony was given by:
Missy Smith – Kansas
Greg Smith – Kansas
Bob Bass, President of AT & T Minnesota
Mike McDermott, Executive Director of Verizon Midwest
Joe Bagnoli, Attorney - Sprint

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF2639 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Commerce and Labor committee.
The motion prevailed.




The meeting adjourned at 9:13 A.M.



REP. SHELDON JOHNSON, CHAIR


Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF170 (Gardner) - Residents allowed to decline delivery of local telephone directories.
  • HF2639 (Johnson) - Wireless telecommunications service providers authorized to provide call locations for emergencies, and Kelsey Smith Act provided.
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