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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 01, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

COMMERCE & REGULATORY REFORM

MINUTES

Representative Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:32p.m., on March 1, 2011, in the basement hearing room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOPPE, Joe, Chair
SANDERS, Tim, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Diane
ANDERSON, Sarah
ANZELC, Tom
ATKINS, Joe
CRAWFORD, Roger
DAUDT, Kurt
DAVIDS, Greg
DITTRICH, Denise
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KIEFFER, Andrea
LILLIE, Leon
LOON, Jenifer
MAZOROL, Pat
MULLERY, Joe
MURDOCK, Mark
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
SLOCUM, Linda
STENSRUD, Kirk
TILLBERRY, Tom

The committee legislative assistant noted the roll.

A quorum was present.

Representative Hoppe moved that HF 460 be recommended to pass and referred to the General Register.

Representative Peppin introduced HF 460.

Tom Bjerstedt, President of Builders Association testified.

Karen Linner, Director of Codes and Research from the Builders Association testified.

Mark Brunner, President of Manufactured Housing Association testified.

Chip Halbach from MN Housing Partnership testified.

Paul Eger from MN Association of Realtors testified.

Jerry Rosendahl, MN State Fire Marshall testified.

Russell Sanders from National Fire Protection Association from testified.

Marty Sheerer, Edina Fire Chief and President of MN State Fire Chiefs Association testified

Luke Stemmer, St. Louis Park Fire Chief and Chair of MSFCA Code Committee testified.

Pam Perry, Executive Vice President of Builders Association of MN testified.

Tom Joachim from Association of MN Building Officials testified.

Lisa Frenette from MN Builders Association testified.

Representative Hoppe renewed his motion that HF 460 be recommended to pass and referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Lille introduced HF571 and moved that it be recommended to pass and referred to the General Register.

Bill Lentsch, Brenda Deutsch, and Glenn Hammond from Delta testified.

Representative Lillie renewed his motion that HF571 be recommended to pass and referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Hoppe handed the gavel to Representative Sanders at 3:48:49.

Representative Hoppe introduced HF657 .

Representative moved amendment H0657A6. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Crawford moved to approve the minutes from February 23, 2011. The motion prevailed.

Brian McDaniel testified.

Dustin Brighton from Ebay testified.

Daniel Pullium from Ticket Network testified.

Jon Potter, President of Fan Freedom Project testified.

David Balcer from Target Center testified.

Bill Huepenbecker from Xcel Energy and MN Wild testified.

Jon Neppl from MN Vikings testified.

Jim Sheely from Historic Theatre Group testified.

Andrew Kaplan from Jam Productions testified.

David St. Peter from MN Twins testified.

Paul Levy from WE Fest and Rose Presents testified.

HF 657 was laid over for action to the Commerce Committee meeting on Wednesday March 9, 2011.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:35 PM.

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REP. JOE HOPPE, CHAIR



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Bethany Aronhalt
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF460 (Peppin) - State Fire Code; sprinkler requirements prohibited in single-family dwellings, and licensee offer of option to install fire sprinklers required before entering into a written contract.
  • HF571 (Lillie) - Overtime requirements modified for air carrier employees.
  • HF657 (Hoppe) - Event ticket practices regulated, and restrictive ticketing systems permitted.
  • HF664 (Hackbarth) - Elevator compliance provisions modified.

Other bills may be added to the agenda