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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 15, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee began the meeting at 3:00 PM on February 15th, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOPPE, Joe Chair
FENTON, Kelly V. Chair
ANDERSON, Sarah
APPLEBAUM, Jon
BARR, Regina
DAVIDS, Greg
FRANSON, Mary
HALVERSON, Laurie
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KRESHA, Ron
LOON, Jen
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PINTO, Dave
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SMITH, Dennis
SWEDZINSKI, Chris

Members excused:
ALLEN, Susan
SLOCUM, Linda

HF826 (Freiberg)
New Hope; intoxicating liquor license authorized for a municipal golf course.

Chair Hoppe moved that HF826 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF826:
Representative Freiberg

Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF826 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF217 (Dehn)
Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours established.

Chair Hoppe moved that HF217 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF217
Chair Hoppe
Mr. Gene Ranieri, City of Minneapolis
Representative Dehn

Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF217 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF283 (Hornstein)
Minneapolis; intoxicating liquor license authorized.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF283 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF283:
Ms. Sarah Psick,
Mr. Erick Harcey, Chef, Upton 43
Representative Hornstein
Mr. Grant Wilson, City of Minneapolis Business License Department

Representative Hilstrom renewed the motion that HF283 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF1008 (Howe)
Liquor hours of sale extended.

Chair Hoppe moved that HF1008 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1008:
Representative Howe
Ms. Gina Calistro, MADD Minnesota
Chief Matt Langer, Minnesota State Patrol
Mr. David Palm, Attorney, MADD Minnesota Board Member

Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF1008 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Chair Hoppe officially called the meeting to order at 3:45 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Swedzinski moved to approve the minutes of February 14, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF368 (Bliss)
Assignment of military pay or benefits prohibited, and penalties and remedies provided.

Chair Hoppe moved that HF368 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.

Chair Hoppe moved the H0368A2 amendment (Bliss). THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Chair Hoppe moved an oral amendment to the bill, as amended, as follows: line 1.5, insert “a” between “with” and “military. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF368:
Representative Bliss
Mr. Jason Pleggenkuhle, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office
Ms. Cecelia Gleb

Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF368, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Davids assumed the gavel at 3:53 PM

HF1050 (Hoppe)
Brew pubs allowed to sell to a retail licensee at the airport.

Chair Hoppe moved that HF1050 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1050:
Chair Hoppe
Mr. Joe Bagnoli, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association, Metropolitan Airports Commission

Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF1050 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Representative Davids called a recess at the call of the Chair at 4:02 PM.

Representative Davids called the meeting back to order at 4:03 PM.

HF318 (Anderson, S.)
Malt liquor shipments into Minnesota authorized.

Representative Anderson moved that HF318 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF318:
Representative Anderson
Mr. Brandt Erwin, Minnesota Beer Wholesalers Association
Mr. Joel Carlson, Minnesota Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association
Mr. Joel Bagnoli, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association

Representative Anderson renewed the motion that HF318 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 4:15 PM.





Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair






Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF368 (Bliss) - Assignment of military pay or benefits prohibited, and remedies provided.
  • HF283 (Hornstein) - Minneapolis; intoxicating liquor license authorized.
  • HF217 (Dehn) - Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours established.
  • HF1008 (Howe) - Liquor hours of sale extended.
  • HF826 (Freiberg) - New Hope; intoxicating liquor license authorized for a municipal golf course.
  • HF1050 (Hoppe) - Brew pubs allowed to sell to a retail licensee at the airport.
  • HF318 (Anderson) - Malt liquor shipments into Minnesota authorized.
Documents:

*All bills other than HF 368 will be laid over for possible inclusion in a liquor omnibus bill.