STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:46 PM on April 6, 2016 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOPPE, Joe Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim Vice Chair
Representative Anderson moved to approve the minutes of April 5, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Gasoline tax rate disclosure signage required.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF3368 be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee.
Chair Hoppe moved the A16-1011 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF3368:
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF3368, as amended, be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Credit reports regarding minors security freezes required.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF3187 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Testifying on HF3187:
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF3187 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Health insurers and fraternals minimum solvency requirements modified to conform to the accreditation standards of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Representative Loon moved that HF3489 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF3489:
Mr. Peter Brickwedde, MN Department of Commerce
Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF3489 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Atkins assumed the gavel at 3:05 PM.
Electronic paddlewheels established.
HF1798 was presented for informational purposes.
Testifying on HF1798:
Mr. Joe Richardson, Gaming Studios
Mr. Al Lund, Allied Charities of MN
Mr. John McCarthy, Minnesota Indian Gaming Association
Mr. Jake Grassel, Citizens Against Gambling Expansion
Chair Hoppe assumed the gavel at 3:28 PM.
Health coverages regulated and modified.
Representative Loonan moved that SF1523 be taken from the table and re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on SF1523:
Representative Loonan renewed the motion that SF1523 be taken from the table and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3807 (Atkins)
Cell phone cases resembling a firearm possession, manufacture, or sale prohibited.
Representative Atkins moved that HF3807 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF3807:
Chief Paul Schnell, Police Chief, City of Maplewood.
Representative Atkins renewed the motion that HF3807 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 3:46 PM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Vice Chair
Representative Sarah Anderson
Representative Jon Applebaum
Representative Joe Atkins
Representative Greg Davids
Representative Raymond Dehn
Representative Laurie Halverson
Representative Sheldon Johnson
Representative Ron Kresha
Representative Leon Lillie
Representative Jen Loon
Representative Bob Loonan
Representative Tim Sanders
Representative Peggy Scott
Representative Linda Slocum
Representative Dennis Smith
Representative Mike Sundin
Representative Chris Swedzinski
Representative Tama Theis
Committee Legislative Assistant