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2013-2014 Regular Session

TWENTY EIGHTH MEETING - Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

February 26, 2014

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

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

MINUTES

Representative Fritz, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 4:03 PM on February 26, 2014 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
Hilstrom
Hortman
Johnson, S.
Lillie
Loon
Schoen
Slocum
Sundin
Swedzinski
Theis
Woodard
Zellers

Members excused:
Sanders

A quorum was present.

Rep. Johnson moved that the minutes from the meeting on February 25, 2014 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2293 (Atkins) Regulating Payday Lending.

Rep. Atkins moved HF2293 be re-referred to the General Register.

Rep. Atkins moved the H2293A1 amendment.

Rep. Atkins moved to orally amend the H2293A1 amendment by changing line 1.2 to read “Page 5, delete lines 11 to 24” and striking line 1.3. THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Rep. Atkins moved the H2293A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED AS AMENDED.

The following people gave testimony on HF2293:

Rep. Joe Atkins
Brian Rusche, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Meghan Olsen-Biebighauser, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Darryl Dahlheimer, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Cherrish Holland, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Renee Bergeron, citizen
Veronica Gaidelis-Langer, CHUM in Duluth
Paul Cassidy, Payday America
Rob Leighton, UnLoan Corp.
Stuart Tapper, Vice President, UnLoan Corp.
Peter Brickwedde, Minnesota Department of Commerce

Rep. Atkins moved HF2293, as amended, be re-referred as amended to the General Register. Rep. Atkins requested a roll call, the Committee Legislative Assistant Noted the roll as follows:

Members in favor:
Atkins
Fritz
Dehn
Falk
Halverson
Hilstrom
Hortman
Johnson
Lillie
Schoen
Slocum
Sundin

Members opposed:
Hoppe
Anderson
Davids
Loon
Swedzinski
Theis
Zellers

Members excused:
Anzelc
Sanders
Woodard

On a vote of 12 Ayes, and 7 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILS.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:06 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:
  • HF2293 (Atkins) - Payday lending regulated.
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