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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

TWENTIETH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 14, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 March 14, 2018, 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
KRESHA, Ron
LOON, Jenifer
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PINTO, Dave
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SMITH, Dennis
SWEDZINSKI, Chris

Members excused:
ALLEN, Susan
SLOCUM, Linda
JOHNSON, Sheldon

HF3480 (Barr) Consumer report security freezes regulated, and payment of fees provided.

Testifying on HF3480:
Representative Barr
Mr. John Apitz, Consumer Data Industry Association

Chair Hoppe officially called the meeting to order at 3:08 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Barr moved that HF3480 be re-referred to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee.

Representative Hilstrom moved the H3480A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Barr renewed the motion that HF3480, as amended, be re-referred to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Smith moved to approve the minutes from March 13, 2018. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3567 (Loonan) Affinity group coverages and insurance fraud regulated.

Representative Loonan moved that HF3567 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Loonan moved the H3567A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3567:
Representative Loonan
Mr. Robert Johnson, Insurance Federation of Minnesota

Representative Loonan renewed the motion that HF3567, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3217 (Loonan) Pari-mutuel horse racing provisions relating to licensing and regulation modified.

Representative Loonan moved that HF3217 be re-referred to the Government Operations and Elections Policy Committee.

Testifying on HF3217:
Representative Loonan
Mr. Tom DiPasquale, Executive Director, Minnesota Racing Commission
Mr. Cort Holten, Minnesota Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association, Inc.

Representative Loonan renewed the motion that HF3217 be re-referred to the Government Operations and Elections Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kresha assumed the gavel at 3:32 PM.

HF3622 (Hoppe) Reinsurer accreditation and certification requirements changed.

Representative Hoppe moved that HF3622 be re-referred to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee.

Testifying on HF3622:
Representative Hoppe
Mr. Peter Brickwedde, Minnesota Department of Commerce

Representative Hoppe renewed the motion that HF3622 be re-referred to the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:38 PM.














Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair






Betsy Ritzer, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3480 (Barr) - Consumer report regulation modified; and security freezes, alternative dispute resolution, and credit monitoring services regulated.
  • HF3567 (Loonan) - Affinity group coverages and insurance fraud regulated.
  • HF3217 (Loonan) - Pari-mutuel horse racing provisions relating to licensing and regulation modified.
  • HF3622 (Hoppe) - Reinsurer accreditation and certification requirements changed.
Documents:

*Additional bills may be added to the agenda.