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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

SECOND MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

January 10, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee

MINUTES

Representative Peggy Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:46 AM, on January 10th, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCOTT, Peggy, Chair
SMITH, Dennis, Vice Chair
LESCH, John, DFL Lead
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
HOWE, Jeff
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan
O’NEILL, Marion
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Excused Members:

PUGH, Cindy

Representative Howe moved to approve the minutes of January 5th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Matt Ehling of the Minnesota Coalition on Government Information gave a presentation on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.

Testifying on the Minnesota Coalition on Government Information’s Presentation:
Rich Neumeister, Citizen
Rick Heller, Twice Exceptional and Print Disabled

HF83 (Scott) Premium assistance eligibility verification provided, health plan rate data made public, and temporary program provided to help pay for health insurance premiums.

Representative Scott moved that HF83 be referred to Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Representative Scott moved the HF83A03 Amendment.

Representative Scott moved to adopt the following oral amendment to the A03 amendment as follows:
“Page 3, line 25, delete "that a health plan company provides" and insert "provided",
Page 3, line 26, delete "subdivision 2" and insert "subdivisions 1 and 2".” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott moved to adopt the HF83A03 Amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying on HF83:
Myron Frans, Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget.

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF83 as amended be referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Scott recessed the committee at 10:02 AM.

Chair Scott reconvened the committee at 5:03 PM.

HF3 (Smith) REAL ID Act implementation authorized, driver's license and Minnesota identification card requirements amended, imposition of fees amended, legislative reporting required and money appropriated.

Representative Smith moved that HF3 be referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Testifying on HF3:
Dawn Olson, Director of Driver and Vehicle Services at the Department of Public Safety
Bentley Graves, Director of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Mitch Killian, Metropolitan Airport Commission
Gloria Stock Mickelson, American Society of Travel Agents
Ben Feist, Legislative Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota
Reverend Grant Stevensen, ISAIAH
Catalina Morales, ISAIAH
Twila Brase, Citizens Council for Health Freedom
Henry Jimenez, Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
Susan Moss, ISAIAH

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF3 be referred to Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Representative Lesch requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
O’NEILL, Marion
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail NAYS
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
OMAR, Ilhan


There being 7 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:20 PM.





Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Presentation by Minnesota Coalition On Government Information (MNCOGI)

Bills Added:
  • HF3 (Smith) - REAL ID Act implementation authorized, driver's license and Minnesota identification card requirements amended, data practices provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF83 (Scott) - Premium assistance eligibility verification provided, health plan rate data made public, and temporary program provided to help pay for health insurance premiums.
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