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TWENTY FIFTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

Civil Law and Data Practices
MINUTES

Representative Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. on March 24th, 2016, in Hearing Room Ten of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCOTT, Peggy, Chair
SMITH, Dennis, Vice Chair
APPLEBAUM, Jon
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Brian
LESCH, John
LOHMER, Kathy
PINTO, Dave
SCHOEN, Dan
VOGEL, Bob
ZERWAS, Nick

Excused members:
HOPPE, Joe

Chair Scott called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was present.


Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes of March 22nd, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1598-(McNamara)
Right-of-way mowing restrictions modified, and criminal penalties provided.

Representative Gruenhagen moved that HF1598 be re-referred to the committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Representative Johnson moved the H1598A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying on HF1598:
Representative Denny McNamara
Thom Pederson, Minnesota Farmers Union
Erin Rupp, Minnesota Honey Producers

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that HF1598 be re-referred as amended to the committee on Environment and Natural Resources. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2603-(Green)
Open meeting law modified, and open meeting with public comment prior to land acquisition required.

Representative Gruenhagen moved that HF2603 be re-refereed to the committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the H2603DE2. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Scott moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to HF2603 Amendment: On page 1, line 1.14 after the word “commissioner” add “of natural resources”. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.


Testifying on HF2603:
Representative Steve Green
Bob Meier, Department of Natural Resources
Angie Becker Kudela, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that HF2603 be re-referred as amended to the committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2993-(Hackbarth)
Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund money use requirements added.

Representative Smith moved that HF2993 be re-referred to Ways and Means.


Testifying on HF2993:
Representative Tom Hackbarth

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF2993 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3308-(Pugh)
Family law case alternative dispute resolution information required to be provided by the court.

Representative Vogel moved that HF3308 be re-referred to the committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention.

Representative Vogel renewed his motion that HF3308 be re-referred to the committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson moved to reconsider HF3308. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Vogel moved that HF3308 be re-referred to the committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention.

Representative Vogel moved the H3308A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying on HF3308:
Representative Cindy Pugh
Diane Anderson, Citizen
Marilyn McKnight, Erickson Mediation Institute.

Representative Vogel renewed his motion that HF3308 be re-referred as amended to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2742-(Daniels)
Closed captioning requirement on televisions in medical facilities added.

Chair Scott moved that HF2742 be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF2742:
Representative Brian Daniels
Beth Fraser, Commission of Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans
Jan McCready-Johnson, citizen
Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association

Chair Scott moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to HF2742: On page 2, line 2.3 change “114 to 144” THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Represenative Hilstrom moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to HF2742: On page 2, lines 2.17 and 2.26 change “possible to practicable”. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Chair Scott renewed her motion that HF2742 be re-referred as amended to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 A.M.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Alex Pouliot, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

**HF 2993 (Hackbarth) discussion and testimony will be limited to the portions of the bill that relate to Civil Law and Data Practices** ***The order of bills may be changed***

Bills Added:
  • HF1598 (McNamara) - Right-of-way mowing restrictions modified, and penalties provided.
  • HF3308 (Pugh) - Family law case alternative dispute resolution information required to be provided by the court.
  • HF2742 (Daniels) - Closed captioning requirement on televisions in medical facilities added.
  • HF2993 (Hackbarth) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund money use requirements added.
  • HF2603 (Green) - Notice, public hearing, and response to questions and comments required before purchasing real property with public money.
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00:29 - HF1598 (McNamara) Right-of-way mowing restrictions modified, and criminal penalties provided. 24:38 - HF2603 (Green) Open meeting law modified, open meeting with public comment prior to land acquisition required. 38:24 - HF2993 (Hackbarth) Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund money appropriated, and requirements for use of trust fund money added. 40:03 - HF3308 (Pugh) Family law case alternative dispute resolution information required to be provided by the court. 54:27 - HF2742 (Daniels) Closed captioning requirement on televisions in medical facilities added. Runs 1 hour, 20 minutes.