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EIGHTH MEETING - Commerce

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:33PM on February 13th, 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 Elkins moved to approve the minutes of February 12th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Stephenson moved that HF136 to be referred to Government Operations, and moves the HF0136A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
HF136 (Stephenson)

Testifiers in support of HF136
John Gordon, Executive Director of ACLU Minnesota

Testifiers opposed to HF136
Tony Mendoza, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
Anna Boroff, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
Jim Beattie, Bevcomm and Minnesota Telecom Alliance
Paul Weirtz, AT&T
John Dukich, Minnesota High Tech Association

Representative Theis moved to adopt HF0136A2 (Theis) amendment. THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative O’Driscoll moved to adopt HF0135A3 amendment.

Representative O’Driscoll requested a roll call vote for the HF0136A3 amendment.


AYES-
O’DRISCOLL
DAVIDS
GAROFALO
HALEY
KRESHA
O’NEILL
SWEDZINSKI
THEIS






NAYS-
HALVERSON
STEPHENSON
CARLSON
DEHN
ELKINS
HOWARD
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN
LISLEGARD
MAHONEY
RICHARDSON
TABKE

ABSENT-
LESCH


There being 8 ayes and 11 nays, and 1 absent, THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the HF0136A4 amendment.

Representative O’Driscoll moved an oral amendment to his amendment to insert “$1,000,000 for the provision before 2020 and 2021.”

Representative O’Driscoll moved the HF0136A4 amendment, as amended.

Representative O’Driscoll requested a roll call vote for the amended HF0137A4 amendment.


AYES-
O’DRISCOLL
DAVIDS
GAROFALO
HALEY
KRESHA
O’NEILL
SEDZINSKI
THEIS






NAYS-
HALVERSON
STEPHENSON
CARLSON
DEHN
ELKINS
HOWARD
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN
LISLEGARD
MAHONEY
RICHARDSON
TABKE

ABSENT-
LESCH


There being 8 ayes and 11 nays, and 1 absent, THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative Kresha moved the HF0136A5 (Kresha) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative renews the motion to re-refer HF136, as amended, to Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:09PM.




Representative Zack Stephenson, Vice Chair




Aimee Vue,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF136 (Stephenson) - Internet service providers servicing Minnesota customers and those under contract to the state or political subdivisions certain activities prohibited. Bill Removed: HF639 (Sandstede) - Caller ID blocking or altering in commercial telephone solicitation prohibited. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF136 (Stephenson) - Internet service providers serving Minnesota customers and those under contract to the state or political subdivisions prohibited certain activities, and monetary fines authorized.
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