STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45 PM on April 8, 2015 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOPPE, Joe Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim Vice Chair
Representative Loon moved to approve the minutes of March 25, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Off-sale intoxicating liquor sales permitted on Sundays.
Municipalities authorized to allow off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sundays.
Testifying on HF231 and HF1239:
Mr. Troy Wing, LeCrescent Wine and Spirits
Mr. Louis Dachis, Ace Spirits
Mr. Jason Alvey, Four Firkins
Mr. Brian Laudenbach, Oasis Liquor, Liquor Crib, Sunrise Liquor, Speed Stop Liquor
Ms. Katerina Karter, consumer and small business owner
Ms. Kristi Elder, consumer and working mother
Mr. Walter Hudson, consumer and City Council Member (Albertville)
Mr. Andrew Schmitt, Minnesota Beer Activists
Mr. David Ozgo, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
Mr. David Erickson, D’Ericks Liquor Store
Mr. Ryan Freeman
Ms. Kim Wilson, Oaks Wine and Spirits
Mr. Terry Furlong, Furlong’s Liquor
Mr. Steve Burwell, Fairview Wine & Spirits
Mr. Mike Hansen, Ham Lake Liquors
Mr. Scott Neal, City Manager, City of Edina
Mr. Ed Reynoso, Teamsters Joint Council 32
The meeting was adjourned at 4:23 PM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant