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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

TWENTY-FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - April 29, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST 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 10:10 am on April 29, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOPPE, Joe, Chair
ANDERSON, Diane
ANDERSON, Sarah
ANZELC, Tom
ATKINS, Joe
CRAWFORD, Roger
DAUDT, Kurt
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

DAVIDS, Greg and SANDERS, Tim and MAZOROL, Pat and ANZELC, Tom and TILLBERRY, Tom were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Atkins moved HF0122.

Dominick Sposeto from MN Dental Association testified.

Representative Atkins moved amendment H0122A2. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Joseph Lally from Delta Dental testified.

David Morse from Delta Dental testified.

Robyn Rowen from MN Insurance and Financial Services Counsel.

Representative Atkins moved an oral amendment. On line 3.3 delete "120" and insert "75." The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Atkins renewed his motion that HF0122 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Stensrud moved HF1397.

Greg Dattilo from Agents Coalition for Health Care Reform testified.

Representative Stensrud moved amendment A101. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Geoff Bartsh from Medica and MN Council of Health Plans testified.

Robert Commodore from MN Department of Commerce testified.

Representative Stensrud renewed his motion that HF1397 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Reform Committee.

Representative Hoppe moved to reconsider motion. The motion prevailed.

Representative Stensrud moved that HF1397 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Hoppe moved HF1471.

Representative Hortman introduced HF1471.

Representative Hoppe handed the gavel to Representative Atkins at 10:57 AM.

Garth Hickle from MN Pollution Control Agency testified.

Representative Atkins handed the gavel back to Representative Hoppe at 11:02 AM.

Victoria Reinhart from Ramsey County Board of Commissioners testified.

Lisa Weik from Washington County Board of Commissioners testified.

Julie Ketchum testified.

Theresa Bauer from Materials Processing Corporation testified.

Representative Hoppe renewed his motion that HF1471 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Environment and Energy Finance Committee. The motion prevailed.

The chair adjourned the meeting at 11:24 AM.











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REP. JOE HOPPE, CHAIR




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Bethany Aronhalt
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF122 (Davids) - Dental provider contracts and provider audits regulated.
  • HF1397 (Gruenhagen) - Group Insurance Portability Act enacted; state law conformed on continuation employers group health coverage to the federal COBRA law, and access provided to a GAP policy as an alternative.
  • HF1302 (Kahn) - International model code incorporation provided.
  • HF1471 (Hortman) - Electronic device recycling requirements modified.