STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
COMMERCE AND REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair of the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:50 PM on March 23, 2016 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HOPPE, Joe Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim Vice Chair
Representative Theis moved to approve the minutes of March 22, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF2478 be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee.
Testifying on HF2478:
Mr. Chris Leifeld, MN Department of Labor and Industry
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF2478 be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Retention limits modified.
Chair Hoppe moved that HF2994 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF2994:
Mr. James Heer, Workers Compensation Reinsurance Association
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF2994 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Raffle boards provided.
Representative Sanders moved that HF3281 be re-referred to the General Register.
Testifying on HF3281:
Mr. Tom Barrett, Gambling Control Board
Representative Sanders renewed the motion that HF3281 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Gambling manager provisions modified, raffles provided, prize limits increased, and local regulation prescribed.
Representative Swedzinski moved that HF3102 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Swedzinski moved the A16-0870 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF3102:
Mr. Al Lund, Allied Charities
Representative Swedzinski renewed the motion that HF3102, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Atkins assumed the gavel at 3:08 PM.
HF 3384 (Hoppe) Principal Based Reserves
Chair Hoppe moved that HF3384 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Testifying on HF3384:
Ms. Robyn Rowen, MN Insurance and Financial Service Council
Commissioner Mike Rothman, Department of Commerce
Mr. Fred Anderson, Chief Actuary, Department of Commerce
Chair Hoppe renewed the motion that HF3384 be re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 4:10 PM.
Representative Joe Hoppe, Chair
Karen Rudeen, Committee Legislative Assistant