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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

TENTH Meeting

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 02, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 2:32 p.m., on March 2, 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

No members were excused.
A quorum was present.
Representative Stensrud moved HF0664 and recommended that it be passed and referred to the General Register.

Representative Hackbarth introduced HF0664.

Todd Liljenquist from MN Housing Association testified.

Representative Stensrud renewed his motion that HF0664 be recommended to pass and referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Daudt moved to approve the minutes for March 1, 2011. The motion prevailed.

Representative Diane Anderson moved HF0072 and recommended that it be passed and referred to the General Register.

Representative Beard introduced HF0072.

Dr. Michael Jones from Lignite Energy Council testified.

Representative Hoppe handed the gavel to Representative Sanders at 2:50.

Representative Sanders returned the gavel to Representative Hoppe at 2:51.

Eric Olson, Vice President of Great River Energy testified.




Bill Grant and Kate O’Connell from the MN Department of Commerce testified.

Barbara Freese from Union of Concerned Scientists testified.

Representative Atkins moved amendment H0072A5. The motion did not prevail. The amendment was not adopted.

Eric Olson, Vice President of Great River Energy testified.

HF72 was laid over for action for the Commerce Committee meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:06.




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REP. JOE HOPPE, CHAIR



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Bethany Aronhalt
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF664 (Hackbarth) - Elevator compliance provisions modified.
  • HF72 (Beard) - Increased carbon dioxide emissions by utilities ban removed.