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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 14, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH 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 2:38 p.m. on March 14, 2012, 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
STENSRUD, Kirk
SLOCUM, Linda
TILLBERRY, TomA quorum was present.

Representative Davids moved HF2432 and recommended that it be passed and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.

Representative Davids moved amendment A12-0726. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Marcus Marsh from MN Farm Mutual Insurance testified.

Paul Wocken from Willenbring, Dahl & Wocken testified.

David Weidt testified.

Michael Cesar testified.

Paul Norcia testified.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF2342 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. The motion prevailed.

Representative Stensrud moved HF1774 and recommended that it be passed and re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Kriesel introduced HF1774.

Representative Hoppe moved an oral amendment. On lines 3.17, 3.34, and 4.20, delete "July" and insert "June." The motion prevailed. The oral amendment was adopted.

Gary Hanson, Principal member of NFPA testified.

Judy Cook from Cook Girard Associates testified.

Matthew Wyatt testified.

Valerie Jerich from TNT fireworks testified.

Mark Lazarchic, owner of Renaissance Fireworks testified.

George Esbensen from MN Fire Chiefs Association testified.

Craig Block testified.

Representative Stensrud renewed his motion that HF1774 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

The chair recessed the meeting at 4:09 pm.

Representative O’Driscoll called the meeting to order at 6:26 pm.

Representative Sanders moved HF2354 and recommended that it be passed and re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Sanders moved amendment H2354DE1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Gary Thaden from MN Mechanical Contractors Association testified.

Representative Sanders renewed his motion that HF2354 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

Representative Sanders moved HF2136 and recommended that it be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Sanders moved amendment H2136A1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Sanders renewed his motion that HF2136 be recommended to pass as amended and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. The motion prevailed.

Representative O’Driscoll handed the gavel to Representative Sanders at 6:35 pm.

Representative Sanders moved HF2238.

Representative Benson introduced HF2238.

Mark Kinney from Service Cooperatives testified.

Jay McLaren from Medica testified.

Robert Freeman from HealthPartners testified.

The chair laid HF2238 over.

The chair adjourned the meeting at 7:10 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:
  • HF2342 (Davids) - Township mutual fire insurance company combination policies regulated.
  • HF2354 (Sanders) - Plumbing requirements modified relating to sump pumps and drain tiles.
  • HF2238 (Benson) - Service cooperatives permitted to provide group health coverage to private employers.
  • HF2136 (Sanders) - Motor vehicle damage disclosure modified.
  • HF1774 (Kriesel) - Fireworks personal use authorized.