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Commerce Finance and Policy

SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 27, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

COMMERCE FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Zack Stephenson, Chair of the Commerce Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:00 PM on January 27, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

Members present:
STEPHENSON, Zack, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
CARLSON, Andrew
DAVNIE, Jim
ELKINS, Steve
HALEY, Barb
KOEGEL, Erin
LEE, Fue
LILLIE, Leon
LISLEGARD, Dave
LUCERO, Eric
PFARR, Brian
OLSON, Liz
RASMUSSON, Jordan
RICHARDSON, Ruth
THEIS, Tama

A quorum was present.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on January 26th, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF299 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); Third-party food delivery fees limited, and penalties provided.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn moved HF299 be recommended to be referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the H0299A1 (O’Driscoll) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on H299:

Ben Wogsland, Hospitality Minnesota
David Benowitz, Craft and Crew
Dave Sincebaugh, CRAVE/Kaskaid Hospitality
Cesia Bares, Abi’s Café
Alexi Madon, DoorDash
Colleen Daley, Internet Association
Tyler Diers, TechNet
Brent Swanson, GrubHub
Joel Carlson, Uber

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn renewed the motion that HF299, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. The clerk took the roll.

AYES
STEPHENSON, Zack, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice-Chair
DAVNIE, Jim
ELKINS, Steve
KOEGEL, Erin
LEE, Fue
LILLIE, Leon
LISLEGARD, Dave
OLSON, Liz
RICHARDSON, Ruth

NAYS
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
HALEY, Barb
LUCERO, Eric
PFARR, Brian
RASMUSSON, Jordan
THEIS, Tama

NOT VOTING
CARLSON, Andrew

With a vote of 10 AYES, 7 NAYS, and 1 NOT VOTING, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF102 (Davnie); Consumer short-term and small loan interest rates regulated.

Representative Davnie moved HF102 be place on the General Register.

The following testified on HF102:
Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, Exodus Lending
Reverend Bill Tesch, Northwestern Minnesota Synod
Heidi Durand, former Moorhead City Council
Eric Howard, Minneapolis Area Synod
Chris Volkers, League of Minnesota Cities
Paul Cassidy, Payday America

Representative Davnie renewed the motion that HF102 be placed on the General Register. The clerk took the roll.

AYES
STEPHENSON, Zack, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice-Chair
DAVNIE, Jim
ELKINS, Steve
KOEGEL, Erin
LEE, Fue
LILLIE, Leon
LISLEGARD, Dave
OLSON, Liz
RICHARDSON, Ruth

NAYS
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
HALEY, Barb
LUCERO, Eric
PFARR, Brian
RASMUSSON, Jordan

NOT VOTING
CARLSON, Andrew
THEIS, Tama

With a vote of 10 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 2 NOT VOTING, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:22 PM.



Representative Zack Stephenson, Chair




Simon Brown,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF102 (Davnie) - Consumer short-term and small loan interest rates regulated.
  • HF299 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Third-party food delivery fees limited, and penalties provided.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:50 - HF299 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Third-party food delivery fees limited, and penalties provided.
50:45 - HF102 (Davnie) Consumer short-term and small loan interest rates regulated.


HF 299 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - third-party food delivery fee limitations established.

HF 102 (Davnie) - Consumer short-term and small loan interest rates regulated.


Items may be added or removed at the Chair's discretion. Agenda items may be taken up in any order.

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To submit written testimony, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 28 at adeline.miller@house.mn