STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, began the meeting at 10:01 AM on May 11, 2015 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOPPE, Joe Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim Vice Chair
A quorum was reached at 10:10 AM, and the meeting was called to order.
Representative Anderson moved to approve the minutes of April 17, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Flame-retardant chemical use in products prohibited.
Chair Hoppe moved that SF1215 be re-referred to the Rules and Legislative Administration Committee.
Chair Hoppe moved to adopt the S1215DE1 amendment (Howe). THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on SF1215:
Mr. Chris Parsons
Dr. Susan Shaw, DrPH, Director, Marine & Environmental Research Institute
Mr. Steve Shapiro, St. Paul Fire Department
Mr. Tony Kwilas, MN Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Thomas Osimitz, PhD, Science Strategies, LLC
Dr. Robert Simon, American Chemistry Council
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that SF1215, as amended, be re-referred to the Rules and Legislative Administration Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:21 AM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant