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THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 27, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 2:33 P.M. on Monday, April 27, 2020 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
MAHONEY, Tim

A quorum was present.

Representative Stephenson moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on April 16th, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2475 (Schultz); Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.

Representative Halverson moved HF2475 be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Representative Halverson moved the A20-0722 (Schultz) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF2475:
Tess Rice, Minnesota Bankers Association
Jim Amundson, President & CEO of the Independent and Community Bankers of Minnesota

Representative Halverson renewed the motion to re-refer HF2475, as amended, to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4240 (Richardson); Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act modified.

Representative Richardson moved HF4240 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Richardson moved the H4240DE4 (Richardson) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF4240:
Steve Kelley, Commissioner, Department of Commerce

Representative Richardson renewed the motion to re-refer HF4240, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF356 (Lien); Regulating electronic paddlewheels; providing for use of symbols; modifying methods of wagering and ticket requirements.

Representative Halverson moved HF356 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Halverson moved the A20-0747 (Halverson) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF356:
Matt Gettman, Minnesota Gambling Control Board

Representative Halverson renewed the motion that HF356, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:25 p.m.

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Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair



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Simon Brown, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2475 (Schultz) - Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.
  • HF4240 (Richardson) - Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act modified.
  • HF356 (Halverson) - COVID-19; relief provided to organizations affected by executive order closing bars, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation; and waivers, extensions, and other temporary requirements and restrictions for lawful gambling provided.
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
AGENDA:.
03:53 - HF2475 (Schultz) Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.
15:22 - HF4240 (Richardson) Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act modified.
28:10 - HF356 (Lien) Electronic paddlewheels regulated, use of symbols provided, and wagering and ticket requirement methods modified.
Runs 51 minutes.


HF 2475 (Schultz) Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.

HF 4240 (Richardson) Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act modified

HF 356 (Lien) Electronic paddlewheels regulated, use of symbols provided, and wagering and ticket requirement methods modified.
DE (Halverson) Language to allow MN Gambling Control Board further assist non-profits during COVID-19

Public Testimony Information:
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.
• Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2
2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig