STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 2:45 PM on March 15, 2016 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
Presentation: DPS Driver & Vehicle Services on Implementation of Insurance Verification for Motor Vehicle Registration
Ms. Dawn Olson, Director, Driver and Vehicle Services
Mr. Thomas Henderson, Program Director, Driver and Vehicle Services
A quorum was present at 2:55 PM and Chair Hoppe called the meeting to order.
Representative Sundin moved to approve the minutes of May 11, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Competitive market regulation for local exchange carriers provided.
Representative Kresha moved that HF1066 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF1066:
Representative Kresha renewed the motion that HF1066 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Health coverages regulated and modified.
Representative Smith moved that SF1523 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Loonan moved the S1523A9 amendment.
Testifying on SF1523:
Mr. Peter Brickwedde, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Mr. Robert Freeman, Health Partners
Ms. Lynn Nelson, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Mr. Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Businesses
Mr. Bentley Graves, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Chair Hoppe moved to lay SF1523 on the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative O’Driscoll assumed the gavel at 3:25 PM.
Assertions of patent infringement in bad faith prohibited, and court authorized to consider factors of evidence of whether an assertion of patent infringement in bad faith or good faith has been made.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF1586 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Chair Hoppe moved the H1586DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Testifying on HF1586:
Ms. Tess Rice, Minnesota Bankers Association
Ms. Genevieve Plumadore, Medical Alley Association
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF1586, as amended, be re-referred to the Civil Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Hoppe assumed the gavel and the meeting was adjourned at 3:37 PM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant