STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR
Representative Joe Atkins, Chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:40 P.M. on January 13, 2008, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
The following Members were excused:
A quorum was present.
Representative Davnie moves that the Committee Report on HF4 as passed by the Labor and Consumer Protection Division be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF4 (Mahoney) New base period for calculating benefits, and a limited extension of benefits provided.
Representative Davnie moved HF4.
Representative Davnie moved the H0004A1
amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people testified on HF4:
Representative Tim Mahoney
Lee Nelson, Minnesota Unemployment Insurance
Representative Davnie moved HF4, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Department overviews and other interested parties testimony:
Glenn Wilson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Steve Sviggum, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Bob Johnson, President, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Pat Martyn, Executive Director, Minnesota Mortgage Association
Robyn Rowen, Executive Director, Minnesota Insurance and Financial Services Council
Bernie Hess, United Commercial and Food Workers
Scott Lambert, Executive Vice President, Minnesota Auto Dealers Association
Alyssa Schlander, Director of Governmental Affairs, Minnesota Auto Dealers Association
Mara Humphrey, Minnesota Credit Union Network
Dominic Sposeto, Independent Insurance Agents, Insurance Financial Advisors
The meeting was adjourned at 5:53 P.M.
Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair
Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.