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2013-2014 Regular Session

TWENTY SECOND MEETING - Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

April 23, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SECOND 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 9:34 PM on April 23, 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
Falk
Halverson
Hortman
Hilstrom
Johnson, S.
Lillie
Loon
Sanders
Schoen
Slocum
Sundin
Swedzinski
Theis
Woodard
Zellers

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Rep. Woodard moved to approve the minutes from the meeting April 17, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 128 (Slocum) Solid waste collection organization implementation process for cities amended.

Rep. Slocum moved that HF 128 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register.

The following people gave testimony on HF 128:

Rep. Linda Slocum
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Mike Berkopec, President, NSWMA MN
Mark Stoltman, Randy’s Environmental Services
Ray Donnelly, Manager, Republic Services
Julie Ketchum
Paul Copeland, Area Sales Manager, Waste Management
John Burns, Allied Waste
Ntchanang Mpafe, Area Controller, Advanced Disposal Services
Peter Larson, Advanced Disposal
Michael Bense, Randy’s Sanitation

Rep. Slocum moved that HF 128 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people gave testimony on the P30 amendment to HF 746:

Rep. Joe Atkins

THE P30 AMENDMENT WAS LAID OVER FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN THE LIQUOR OMNIBUS BILL.

HF 1765 (Nelson) Labor Peace Agreements required on qualifying projects, and terms defined

Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rep. Atkins moved the A13-050 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people gave testimony on HF 1765:

Rep. Mike Nelson
Bob Metcalf, Attorney
Tony Kwilas, Hospitality MN
Patrick Hines, League of Minnesota Cities
Bill Griffith, Mall of America

Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:32 PM.




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Representative Joe Atkins, Chair



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Pete Vujovich, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

An amendment to the omnibus liquor bill will also be discussed regarding repealing of Minneapolis' 60/40 liquor rule. If you desire to testify, please contact Peter Grafstrom at 651-296-5524 or peter.grafstrom@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF128 (Slocum) - Solid waste collection organization implementation process for cities amended.
  • HF1765 (Nelson) - Labor peace agreements required for state-funded construction projects.
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