STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:33 p.m. on March 10th, 2020, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HALVERSON, Laurie, Chair
STEPHENSON, Zack, Vice Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Stephenson moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on March 4th, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF4206 (Sundin); 2020 Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
Representative Halverson moved HF4206 be re-referred to the Labor Committee.
The following testified on HF4206:
Jon Kelly, Department of Commerce
Representative Halverson renewed the motion that HF4206 be re-referred to the Labor Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3500 (Gruenhagen); Life insurance policy sales that convert to long-term care insurance policies allowed.
Representative Halverson moved HF3500 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Halverson renewed the motion that HF3500 be re-referred to the General Register.
HF3099 (Stephenson); False caller identification information prohibited, and criminal penalties provided.
Representative Stephenson moved HF3099 be re-referred to Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.
Representative Stephenson moved H3099A3 (Stephenson) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following testified on HF3099:
Skip (Hubert) Humphrey, Citizen Advocate and former Minnesota Attorney General
Jay Haapala, AARP
Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney, Legal Services Advocacy Project
Katherine Kelly, Assistant Attorney General
Anna Boroff, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
Cam Winton, Minnesota Telecom Alliance
Paul Weirtz, President, AT&T Minnesota
The following members of the public testified on HF3099:
Kari Sheldon, Citizen Advocate
Lonnie Duberstein, AARP
Representative Tabke moved H3099A4 (Tabke) amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Davids assumed the gavel at 3:31 p.m.
Representative Halverson assumed the gavel at 3:32 p.m.
Representative Stephenson renewed the motion that HF3099 be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Howard assumed the gavel at 3:41 p.m.
HF3032 (Halverson); Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.
Representative Halverson moved HF3032 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Stephenson assumed the gavel at 3:51 p.m.
Representative Halverson renewed the motion that HF3032 be re-referred to the General Register.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:55 p.m.
Representative Zach Stephenson, Chair
Simon Brown, Committee Legislative Assistant