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Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

FIFTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 09, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION
OF THE
COMMERCE AND LABOR COMMITTEE

MINUTES



Representative Sheldon Johnson, Chair of the Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division, called the meeting to order at 8:07 A.M. on February 9, 2007, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Johnson, Sheldon, Chair
Masin, Sandra, Vice-Chair
Beard, Michael
Garofalo, Pat
Hilty, Bill
Hoppe, Joe
Juhnke, Al
Morrow, Terry
Sailer, Brita
Shimanski. Ron
Thissen, Paul

Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 8:07 A.M. A quorum was present.

Randall A. Young, President of Minnesota Association for Rural Telecommunications addressed the division. A handout of the presentation was given to division members.

Representative Sailer moved that the minutes of February 2, 2007 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Monty Morrow, Director of the Hutchinson Telephone Company, gave testimony regarding Hutchinson telephone before the division.

Ron Whitehead, Program Director, Minnesota Department of Public Safety, gave testimony regarding the State 911 system. Handouts "2006 Statewide 911 Emergency Telephone Service Program Report - December 15, 2006" and "Minnesota Statewide 911 Program" were given to division members.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:22 A.M.



REP. SHELDON JOHNSON, CHAIR



Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Presentations by Minnesota Associations for Rural Telecommunications and State 911