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TWENTIETH MEETING - Commerce

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:32PM on March 19th, 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
HALEY, Barb
HOWARD, Michael
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
LESCH, John
LISLEGARD, Dave
MAHONEY, Tim
O’NEILL, Marion
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TABKE, Brad

Members excused:

GAROFALO, Pat
KRESHA, Ron
THEIS, Tama

A quorum was present.

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

HF622 (Wolgamott)
Real estate broker and licensee advertising requirements modified.
Representative Halverson moved HF622 to be referred to the General Register and moved the H0622DE1 (Wolgamott) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in support of HF622:
Paul Eger, Minnesota Association of REALTORS

Representative Halverson renewed the motion HF622, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF685 (Elkins) / SF131 (Jensen)
Clinic facility fee disclosure required.

Representative Elkins moved SF131 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee.

Testifiers in support of SF131:
Bentley Graves, MN Chamber of Commerce

Representative renewed the motion SF131 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1373 (Elkins)
Medicare coverage supplemental federal conforming changes made.

Representative Elkins moved HF1373 to the General Register and moved H1373A1 (Elkins) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in support of HF1373:
Matt Schafer, Medica

Representative Elkins renewed the motion HF1337, as amended, to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1578 (Kotyza-Witthuhn)
Credit union conversion, merger, or consolidation supermajority requirements eliminated.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn moved HF1578 to be referred to the General Register.

Testifiers in support of HF1578:
Ryan Smith, Minnesota Credit Union Network

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn renewed the motion HF1578 be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:55PM.






Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair




Aimee Vue,
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Bills may be taken in any order. HF 622 (Wolgamott) Real estate broker and licensee advertising requirements modified. HF 685 (Elkins) Clinic facility fee disclosure required. (Per the chief clerk's office, the Committee will take action on the senate companion, SF 131 (Draheim), because SF 131 was given third reading in the Senate, passed, and then submitted to the House) HF 1373 (Elkins) Medicare coverage supplemental federal conforming changes made. HF 1578 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Credit union conversion, merger, or consolidation supermajority requirements eliminated. 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, 3/18/19. Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than TWO MINUTES each.

Bills Added:
  • HF622 (Wolgamott) - Real estate broker and licensee advertising requirements modified.
  • HF685 (Elkins) - Clinic facility fee disclosure required.
  • HF1373 (Elkins) - Medicare coverage supplemental federal conforming changes made.
  • HF1578 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Credit union conversion, merger, or consolidation supermajority requirements eliminated.
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