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2013-2014 Regular Session

TWENTY FIRST MEETING - Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

April 17, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Joe Atkins

MINUTES

Representative Atkins, Chair of Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 4:11 PM on April 17, 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.
Davids
Dehn
Falk
Halverson
Hilstrom
Hortman
Johnson, S.
Loon
Lillie
Sanders
Schoen
Slocum
Sundin
Swedzinski
Theis
Woodard
Zellers

Members excused:
Anzelc

A quorum was present

Rep. Hoppe moved to approve the minutes from the meeting April 16, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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

Rep. Hilstrom moved that HF 157 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the General Register.

Rep. Hilstrom moved the H0157DE4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people gave testimony on HF 157:

Rep. Debra Hilstrom
Gary Adkins, MN Coin Dealers
Peter Brickwedde, Department of Commerce

Rep. Hilstrom moved that HF 157 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1301 (Hortman) State energy conservation policies provided for.

Rep. Hortman moved that HF 1301 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the General Register.

Rep. Hortman moved the H1301A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people gave testimony on HF 1301:

Rep. Melissa Hortman

Rep. Hortman moved that HF 1301 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Schoen assumed the gavel at 4:27 PM.

HF 1755 (Atkins) University of Minnesota Hospitals ownership and control required to be exercised by the University of Minnesota or a Minnesota nonprofit.

Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1755 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy.

The following people gave testimony on HF 1755:

Rep. Joe Atkins
Dr. Aaron Friedman, University of Minnesota
Dr. Bobbi Daniels, University of Minnesota

Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1755 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1721 (Abeler) Hospitals sold or transferred to an out-of-state entity’s charitable assets received from the state must be returned to the general fund

Rep. Schoen moved that HF 1721 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy.

The following people gave testimony on HF 1721:

Rep. Jim Abeler

HF 1721 WAS LAID OVER.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:17 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:
  • HF1754 (Atkins) - University of Minnesota Hospitals transfer to a non-Minnesota entity prohibited.
  • HF1755 (Atkins) - University of Minnesota Hospitals ownership and control required to be exercised by the University of Minnesota or a Minnesota nonprofit.
  • HF1721 (Abeler) - Hospitals sold or transferred to an out-of-state entity's charitable assets received from the state must be returned to the general fund.
  • HF1301 (Hortman) - State energy conservation policies provided.
  • HF157 (Hilstrom) - Bullion coin dealers regulated, registration required, conduct prohibited; and enforcement authority, civil, and criminal penalties provided.
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