STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR
Representative Tim Sanders, Chair Pro-Tempore of the Commerce and Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. on May 11, 2009, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ATKINS, Joe (Chair)
LILLIE, Leon (Vice-Chair)
The following members were excused:
A quorum was present.
Representative Atkins assumed the gavel at 10:17 A.M.
HF 631 (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)
The following people testified on HF 631:
Representative Phyllis Kahn
Patrick McCormack, House Research
HF 2112 (Atkins) Congress of the United States memorialized to oppose enactment of legislation of the substance and tenor of the National Insurance Act of 2007.
Representative Atkins moved HF 2112.
The following people testified on HF 2112:
Representative Joe Atkins
Glenn Wilson, Commissioner, MN Department of Commerce
Representative Atkins moved the HF 2112 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules & Legislative Administration. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Davids moved that the minutes of April 7, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 2370 (Garofalo) Federal internet gambling investigations and enforcement prohibited without prior legislative approval. (Informational only)
The following people testified on HF 2370:
Michael Campion, Commissioner, MN Department of Public Safety
Tim Leslie, Assistant Commissioner, MN Department of Public Safety
HF 2362 (Mahoney) State Building Code preemption exemption created in certain cases, and advisory committee established.
Representative Atkins moved the Division Report for HF 2362. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Atkins moved HF 2362.
Representative Atkins moved to orally amend HF 2362 as follows:
Page 1, Line 12, delete "or development agreement".
Page 1, Line 18, delete "February 1, 2010," and insert "December 15, 2009,".
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people testified on HF 2362:
Representative Tim Mahoney
Jack Horner, MN Multi Housing Association
Dick Lippert, City of St. Paul
Representative Atkins moved to lay over HF 2362.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:12 A.M.
Rep. Joe Atkins, Chair
Christopher Kwapick, Committee Legislative Asst.