STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, began the meeting at 2:47 PM on March 17, 2015 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOPPE, Joe Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim Vice Chair
A quorum was present at 2:49 PM and Chair Hoppe called the meeting to order.
Representative Swedzinski moved to approve the March 11, 2015 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Long-term care insurance partnership policy minimum permitted inflation protection reduced and permission of inflation protection continued.
Chair Hoppe moved to re-refer HF954 to the General Register.
Testifying on HF954:
Ms. Robyn Rowen, Minnesota Insurance and Financial Services Council
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion to re-refer HF954 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Long-term care savings plan provided and income tax subtraction for contributions made to long-term care savings plan provided.
Chair Hoppe moved to re-refer HF921 to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.
Representative Schomacker testified on HF921.
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion to re-refer HF921 to Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Telemedicine for health carriers and medical assistance coverage required.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF1246 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.
Chair Hoppe moved the H1246A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Representative Davids assumed the gavel at 3:00 PM.
Chair Hoppe assumed the gavel at 3:02 PM.
Testifying on HF1246:
Mr. Matthew Anderson, Minnesota Hospital Association
Mr. Kathryn Kmit, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
Mr. Bentley Graves, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF1246, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Guaranteed asset protection regulated.
Representative Sanders moved that HF1135 to be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Sanders moved the H1135A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Testifying on HF1135:
Mr. Paul Cassidy, Stinson Leonard Street
Mr. Peter Thrane, Stinson Leonard Street
Mr. Peter Brickwedde, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Representative Sanders renewed the motion that HF1135, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Transportation network financial responsibility provided.
Representative Swedzinski moved that HF1783 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Swedzinski moved the H1783A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Testifying on HF1783:
Commissioner Mike Rothman, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Mr. Bob Johnson, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Ms. Sarah Rumon, Student, University of St.Thomas
Mr. Joel Carlson, on behalf of Uber Technologies
Mr. Michael White, General Manager, Uber Technologies
Mr. Dustin Simko, Uber Driver
Mr. Eric Jacobson, Uber Driver
Mr. Cap O’Rourke, Taxi Coalition
Ms. Faye Horton, Uber Driver
Chair Hoppe laid over HF1783.
Minnesota Racing Commission powers and duties clarified, licensure requirements and other regulatory provisions provided and modified, and industry-related revenue provided.
Representative Loonan moved that HF1793 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Representative Loonan moved the A15-0237 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Testifying on HF1793:
Mr. Tom DiPasquale, Minnesota Racing Commission
Representative Loonan renewed the motion that HF1793, as amended, be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Chair Hoppe called a recess at 5:02 PM.
Chair Hoppe called the meeting to order at 6:54 PM.
The meeting adjourned at 6:55 PM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant