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STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Debra Hilstrom

MINUTES

Representative Hilstrom, Chair of Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 2:15 PM on January 29, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hilstrom, Chair
Melin, Vice Chair
Drazkowski, Lead
Bly
Cornish
Hortman
Johnson, B.
Johnson, S.
Lesch
Lien
McNamar
O'Neill
Paymar
Pugh
Scott


Members excused:


The meeting was called to order at 2:15 PM by Vice Chair Melin.

A quorum was present.

Representative Lesch moved approval of the minutes for January 23, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF80 (Hilstrom) Assigned consumer debt default judgments regulated.

Representative Hilstrom moved HF80 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Nathan Brennaman, Deputy Attorney General at the Minnesota Attorney General's Office, and Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney at Legal Aid, testified in support of HF80.

William (Bill) Hicks, Attorney, Messerli & Kramer, and representing the Minnesota Creditors Rights Association, and Scott Larson, Principal, St. Clair Capital, LLC, testified in opposition to HF80.

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF80 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF19 (Hortman) Agency designations allowed in certain probate situations.

Representative Hortman moved that HF19 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Andrew Baese, Attorney at Briggs & Morgan testified in support of HF19.

Representative Hortman renewed her motion that HF19 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hortman (on behalf of Representative Winkler) moved that HF87 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Bryan Lake, Government Relations Director, Minnesota State Bar Association, testified in support of HF87.

Representative Winkler arrived at 2:51 PM.

Representative Hortman renewed her motion that HF87 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:55 PM.


___________________________
Representative Debra Hilstrom, Chair



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TJ Yocum, Committee Legislative Assistant

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    Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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    Agenda:
    HF80 (Hilstrom) Assigned consumer debt default judgments regulated, limitation period provided to bring an action arising out of consumer debt, and bail amount set for failure to comply with judgment debtor disclosure requirements in consumer debt cases.
    HF19 (Hortman) Agency designations allowed in certain civil law situations, form language provided, clarifying changes made, and Tax Court appeals filing requirements clarified.
    HF87 (Winkler) Mortgage lien affidavit of survivorship and release or partial release provided, registered land interest claimed, and technical and conforming changes made.


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    House Judiciary Finance and Policy Committee
    02:05 - Gavel.
    02:24 - HF80 (Hilstrom) Assigned consumer debt default judgments regulated.
    32:30 - HF19 (Hortman) Agency designations allowed in certain probate situations.
    36:19 - HF87 (Winkler) Affidavit of survivorship and release or partial release of mortgage lien provided; interested in registered land after resignation claimed; technical and conforming changes made.
    Runs 39 minutes.

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