This is an informational hearing. No official action will be taken.
(Liebling) - Prescription information prohibited for marketing purposes, and administrative penalties imposed.
(Liebling) - Prescription drug academic detailing program established, and money appropriated.
(Liebling) - Gifts from drug or medical device manufacturers or distributors to physicians and formulary committee members banned.
(Atkins) - Minnesota Nuclear Waste Storage Commission created, ratepayer fees required for permanent storage of high-level radioactive waste to be remitted to the commissioner of homeland security and emergency management, nuclear waste escrow account modified, and money appropriated.
HF631 (Kahn) State Lottery authorized to offer games involving sports wagering and sports wagering pools, sports bookmaking authorized under licenses issued by the director of the State Lottery, licensed sports bookmaking tax imposed, and a Minnesota active recreation fund created. (Informational only)
HF2112 (Atkins) Congress of the United States memorialized to oppose enactment of legislation of the substance and tenor of the National Insurance Act of 2007.
HF2362 (Mahoney) State Building Code preemption exemption created in certain cases, and advisory committee established. (Pending referral from the Labor & Consumer Protection Division)
HF2370 (Garofalo) Federal internet gambling investigations and enforcement prohibited without prior legislative approval. (Informational only)
***NOTE: Although HF2370 has been removed from the agenda, the committee will nonetheless discuss the issues surrounding internet gambling.
HF1853 (Atkins) Various licenses, forms, coverages, marketing practices, and records regulated, data classified, and coordination of health insurance benefits provided.
***HF 1853 is being reconsidered to clarify previous procedural action taken on the bill***
HF1204/SF1091 (Dean) Stillwater Lift Bridge weight limits restricted.
HF940 (Zellers) Hennepin County; personnel rules and procedures modified.
HF1685 (Davnie) Unreimbursed expense wage deduction regulated.
SF594 (Fritz) Safe patient handling plans in clinical settings requirement
SF166 (Knuth) Insurable Interest Act
SF1477 (Seifert) Redwood County Gilfillan Estate state building code limited
HF2279 (Davnie) Home values guarantee pilot program established, five-year guarantee against depreciation in value of certain properties provided, incentives to restructure mortgage loans provided, and money appropriated. (Pending Referral)