STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Joe Atkins
Representative Atkins, Chair of Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 9:34 PM on April 23, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Fritz, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Rep. Woodard moved to approve the minutes from the meeting April 17, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 128 (Slocum) Solid waste collection organization implementation process for cities amended.
Rep. Slocum moved that HF 128 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register.
The following people gave testimony on HF 128:
Rep. Linda Slocum
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Mike Berkopec, President, NSWMA MN
Mark Stoltman, Randy’s Environmental Services
Ray Donnelly, Manager, Republic Services
Paul Copeland, Area Sales Manager, Waste Management
John Burns, Allied Waste
Ntchanang Mpafe, Area Controller, Advanced Disposal Services
Peter Larson, Advanced Disposal
Michael Bense, Randy’s Sanitation
Rep. Slocum moved that HF 128 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The following people gave testimony on the P30 amendment to HF 746:
Rep. Joe Atkins
THE P30 AMENDMENT WAS LAID OVER FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN THE LIQUOR OMNIBUS BILL.
HF 1765 (Nelson) Labor Peace Agreements required on qualifying projects, and terms defined
Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Rep. Atkins moved the A13-050
amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people gave testimony on HF 1765:
Rep. Mike Nelson
Bob Metcalf, Attorney
Tony Kwilas, Hospitality MN
Patrick Hines, League of Minnesota Cities
Bill Griffith, Mall of America
Rep. Atkins moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:32 PM.
Representative Joe Atkins, Chair
Pete Vujovich, Committee Legislative Assistant