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THIRD MEETING - Commerce

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:32 p.m. on January 29th, 2019, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HALVERSON, Laurie, Chair
STEPHENSON, Zack, Vice Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
CARLSON, Andrew
DAVIDS, Gregory
DEHN, Raymond
ELKINS, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
HALEY, Barb
HOWARD, Michael
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KRESHA, Ron
LESCH, John
LISLEGARD, Dave
MAHONEY, Tim
O’NEILL, Marion
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TABKE, Brad
THEIS, Tama

Members excused:

A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved to approve the minutes of January 23rd, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview of the Minnesota banking industry by
Therese Kuvaas, Minnesota Bankers Association
Tess Rice, Minnesota Bankers Association

Overview of the Minnesota Credit Union Industry by
Mark Cummins, President & CEO, MN Credit Union Network
Mara Humphery, Vice President, MN Credit Union Network

Overview of Minnesota’s leadership in financial consumer protection by
Anna Odegaard, Legislative Advocate, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition
Claudia Holt, Financial Capability Manager, Prepare + Prosper

Overview of Minnesota’s Leadership in financial consumer protections by
Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney, Legal Services Advocacy Project

HF319 (Sephenson, Z.)
Furloughed federal employee guaranteed loan program

Representative Stephenson moved that HF319 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Stephenson moved the H0319DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF319:
Representative Zack Stephenson
Rick Beeson, Sunrise Bank
Celia Hahn, Employee, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Neil Hoadley, Airway Transportation Systems Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration and District Representative, Airway Professional Aviation Safety Specialist
Jim Amundson, Executive Director, Independent Community Bankers of MN

Representative Stephenson renewed the motion that HF319, as amended, to be re-referred to Ways and Means with a recommendation to the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:13pm.






Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair




Aimee Vue,
Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

Overview of financial institutions, banking, and consumer protection issues

Bills Added:
  • HF319 (Stephenson) - Furloughed federal employee loan guarantee program created.
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