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FORTIETH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 11, 2019

FORTIETH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:02 AM, April 11, 2019 in Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

The following gave an overview of the fiscal notes on HF4 and HF6:
Ray Smith, Director of Finance, Office of the Attorney General

Representative Huot moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 9th, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:47 AM.


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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4 (Lesch) - Drug manufacturer or wholesale distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to price increases; civil penalties imposed; and money appropriated.
  • HF6 (Mahoney) - Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated.
Documents:

I. Office of the Attorney General - Discuss fiscal notes for HF 4 and HF 6,