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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Civil Law

February 01, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON CIVIL LAW
Chair, Representative John Lesch

MINUTES

Representative Lesch, Chair of Committee on Civil Law, called the meeting to order at 9:10 AM on Friday, February 1, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Lesch, Chair
Allen, Vice Chair
Scott, Lead
Holberg
Hortman
Howe
Johnson, B.
Liebling
Newberger
Paymar
Pugh
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:
Hilstrom
Anderson

A quorum was present.

Chairman Lesch moved minutes January 29, 2013 minutes. Motion prevailed.

HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, legislative appointments provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Atkins presented his bill.

Testifiers:
Mike Turpin, General Counsel, MN Health Insurance Exchange
Dr. James Golden, Department of Human Services
Twila Brase, Citizen's Council for Health Freedom
Steven Ehlen, private insurance agent, Holland & Frank
Andrea Erickson, citizen
Denny Nystrom, citizen
Ralleigh Neve, citizen
Don Gemberling, MN Coalition on Government Information
Carolyn Krinkie, citizen, Shoreview, MN
Beatrice Kehr, citizen, Duluth, MN
Betsy Wolff, citizen, Edina, MN
Ronald Sieloff, citizen, Inver Grove Heights, MN

Chairman Lesch moved HF5 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy.

Chairman Lesch moved the H0005A51 amendment, an author's amendment, to HF 5. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Holberg moved the H0005A41 amendment to HF 5.

Representative Holberg to withdraw the amendment H0005A41 to be heard in the Data Practices Subcommittee.

Representative Pugh moved the H0005A43 amendment to HF 5. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Holberg moved the H0005A53 amendment to HF5. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Holberg moved the H0005A49 amendment to HF 5.

Representative Atkins moved to orally the H0005A49 amendment. On line 1.12 strike the word "explicitly". THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott moved H0005A52 amendment to HF 5.

Representative Scott requested a roll call.

Members voting in the affirmative:
Scott
Holberg
Howe
Johnson, B.
Newberger
Pugh

Members opposed:
Lesch
Allen
Hortman
Liebling
Paymar
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Chairman Lesch moved HF5 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM.

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Representative John Lesch, Chair


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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, legislative appointments provided, and money appropriated. (Pending re-referral from Government Operations.) ***Discussion will be limited to data practices provisions only.*** Those who wish to testify may contact Charlotte Antin at (651) 296-5360 or charlotte.antin@house.mn

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09:10 - Gavel, and discussion of HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, legislative appointments provided, and money appropriated. Runs 2 hour, 40 minutes.