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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

SIXTH MEETING - Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

February 13, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Atkins, Chair of Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 4:05 PM February 13, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Atkins, Chair
Fritz, Vice Chair
Hoppe, Lead
Anderson, S.
Anzelc
Davids
Dehn
Halverson
Hilstrom
Hortman
Johnson, S.
Lillie
Loon
Sanders
Schoen
Sundin
Swedzinski
Woodard
Zellers

Members excused:
Slocum

A quorum was present

Rep. Woodard moved that the minutes from the meeting on February 5, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION WAS ADOPTED

HF 157 (Hilstrom) Bullion coin dealers regulated, registration required, conduct prohibited, and enforcement authority and criminal penalties provided.

Rep. Hilstrom moved HF 157 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Rep. Hilstrom moved amendment A13-0035. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people gave testimony on HF 157:

Rep. Debra Hilstrom
Kermit Fruechte, Assistant Attorney General, State of Minnesota
Bill Gale, President of Asset Marketing
Gary Adkins, Coin and Precious Metal Dealers of MN
Dana Badgerow, President, Better Business Bureau MN and ND
Peter Brickwedde, Department of Commerce

Rep. Hilstrom moved HF 157 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 181 (Norton) Autism spectrum disorder coverage provided.

Rep. Atkins moves that HF 181 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register.

Rep. Atkins moved amendment A12-0032. THE MOTION WAS ADOPTED.

The following people gave testimony on HF 181:

Rep. Kim Norton
Brad Trahan, Chair of the Legislative Task Force on Autism
Sheri Radoux, Parent
Mike Hickey, NFIB
Lin Nelson, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Idil Abdull, Somali American Autism Foundation
Nathan Morocco, SEGIP

Rep. Atkins amended his motion that HF 181 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:37 PM.




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Representative Joe Atkins, Chair



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Pete Vujovich, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF181 (Norton) - Autism spectrum disorder coverage provided.
  • HF157 (Hilstrom) - Bullion coin dealers regulated, registration required, conduct prohibited; and enforcement authority, civil, and criminal penalties provided.
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