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TWENTY-FIRST MEETING - Commerce

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST 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 March 26th, 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
LISLEGARD, Dave
MAHONEY, Tim
O’NEILL, Marion
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TABKE, Brad
THEIS, Tama

Members excused:
KRESHA, Ron
LESCH, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Davids moved to approve the March 15th, 2019 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1269 (Cantrell)
Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, primary care residency expansion grants modified, practicum incentive payments established, mental health training program developed, and money appropriated.

Representative Halverson moved HF1269 be re-referred to Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Testifiers in support of HF1269:
Sue Abderholden, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Minnesota

Representative Halverson renewed the motion to move HF1269 to be re-referred to Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2538 (Mahoney)
Unclaimed property compliance funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved HF2538 be re-referred to Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division.

Representative Mahoney moved H2538A1 (Mahoney) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved H2538A2 (Mahoney) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in support of HF1269:
Steve Kelley, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Peter Brickwedde, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Commerce

Testifiers in opposition of HF2538:
Robyn Rowen, MN Insurance & Financial Services Council
Tess Rice, Minnesota Bankers Association
Kim Lowe, Minnesota Commissioner for Uniform State Law

Representative Mahoney renewed the motion to move HF2538, as amended, to be re-referred to Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:22PM.




Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair




Aimee Vue,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF 2538 (Mahoney) Unclaimed property compliance funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 1269 (Cantrell) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, primary care residency expansion grants modified, practicum incentive payments established, mental health training program developed, and money appropriated. ***Bills may be added or removed*** If you would like to provide handouts, testify in person, or provide written testimony, please email BOTH the committee legislative assistant: Aimee.Vue@house.mn AND the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn Written testimony and handouts can be included in member packets if 100 copies are delivered to 503 State Office Building by NOON on Monday, 3/25/19. Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than TWO MINUTES each.

Bills Added:
  • HF1269 (Cantrell) - Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, primary care residency expansion grants modified, practicum incentive payments established, American Indian traditional healing grants established, mental health training program developed, and money appropriated.
  • HF2538 (Mahoney) - Revised Unclaimed Property Act codified, and money appropriated.
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