STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION FINANCE AND POLICY
Representative Fritz, Vice-Chair of Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 4:00 PM January 22, 2013 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Fritz, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Rep. Slocum moved that the minutes from the meeting on Jan 16, 2013 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED
HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, legislative appointments provided, and money appropriated.
Rep. Atkins moved HF5 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.
The following people testified on HF5:
Rep. Joe Atkins
Rep. Atkins moved the H0005A16
amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people testified on the bill:
Michele Kimball, AARP
Liz Doyle, Take Action MN
Chris Schneeman, Agents' Coalition
Kathryn Kmit, MN Council of Health Plans
Kate Johansson, MN Chamber of Commerce
Beth McMullen, MN Business Partnership
Bob Johnson, MN Insurance Federation
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Businesses
Robert W. Geist MD, MN Physician-Patient Alliance
John Tyler, Republican Health Care Task Force
Twila Brase, Citizen's Council for Health Freedom
Ellie Beaver, American Cancer Society
Keith Warner, American Cancer Society
Lauralee Peterson, Citizen
Jeannine Kellogg, Citizen
Rep. Fritz moved HF5 be laid over.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:45.
Representative Joe Atkins, Chair
Pete Vujovich, Committee Legislative Assistant