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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - April 13, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 2:34 p.m. on April 13, 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 Hoppe moved HF0327.

Representative Hamilton introduced HF0327.

Ross Plaetzer testified.

Representative Hoppe moved amendment H0327A1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Nicholas Smith testified.

Lee Gohlike testified.

Representative Hoppe renewed his motion that HF0327 be laid over for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill.

Representative Daudt moved the minutes for April 12, 2011. The motion prevailed.

Representative Hoppe moved HF0889.

Representative Beard introduced HF0889.

John Hellendrung testified.

Representative Hoppe renewed his motion that HF0889 be laid over for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill.

Representative Loon moved HF0703 and recommended that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill.

Representative Hoppe handed the gavel to Representative Stensrud at 2:54 p.m.

Representative Loon moved amendment H0703DE1.

Omar Ansari, founder of Surly Brewing Company testified.

Allison Hartle from Summit and Schells testified.

Dan Campo from MN Tavern League testified.

Ryan Petz from Fulton Beer testified.

Dad Schwarz from Stillwater Brewing Company testified.

Scott KiPampeck from Corme table testified.

Jason Alvey from Four Finkens Liquor Store testified.

Andrew Schmidt from MN Beer Activists testified.

Joe Bagnoli, MN License Beverage Association testified.

Representative Loon renewed her motion on amendment H0703DE1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Loon renewed her motion that HF0703 be laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill.

Representative Hoppe moved HF0448 be laid over for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill.

Representative Simon introduced HF0448.

Jason Alvey from Four Filkens Liquor Store testified.

Nathan Strong from Strong Liquor testified.

Representative Hoppe renewed his motion that HF0448 be laid over for possible inclusion in the liquor omnibus bill. The motion prevailed.







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REP. JOE HOPPE, CHAIR




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Bethany Aronhalt
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF327 (Hamilton) - Microdistilleries authorized.
  • HF448 (Simon) - Liquor store clothing and memorabilia exclusive sales allowed.
  • HF703 (Loon) - Brewer's license holder allowed to operate on-sale facility.
  • HF889 (Beard) - Shakopee; Raceway Park liquor license authorized.

*Other bills may be added*