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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

SEVENTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

February 09, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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 8:16 AM, on February 9th, 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
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Representative Loonan moved to approve the minutes of February 2nd, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF474 (Albright) Medical Practice Board criminal background checks authorized, and physicians exempted from criminal background checks under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.

Representative Smith moved that HF474 be referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF474:
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF474 be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF324 (Backer) Interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical service personnel licensure provided.

Representative O’Neill moved that HF324 be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Testifying on HF324:
Buck McAlpin, Ambulance Association
Chris Parsons, President of the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
Wayne Kewitsch, Richfield Fire Chief and member of the MN Fire Chiefs Association

Representative Lesch moved to lay the bill on the table and requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
AYE
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond,
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan

NAY
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail


There being 7 AYES and 8 NAYES. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF324 be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Hilstrom requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
AYE
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

NAY
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond,
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan
O’NEILL, Marion

There being 7 AYES and 8 NAYS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

HF389 (O'Neill) Vehicle forfeiture provisions modified to include more than one owner of a vehicle.

Representative O’Neill moved that HF389 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Testifying on HF389:
Robert Small, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Bruce Rivers, Defense Attorney

Representative Scott recessed the committee at 9:20 AM.

Representative Scott reconvened the committee at 9:29 AM.

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF389 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative O’Neill moved to reconsider passage of HF324.

Representative Hilstrom requested a roll call on the reconsideration of HF324. The results were as follows:
AYE
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

NAY
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond,
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
OMAR, Ilhan

There being 8 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:35 AM.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF474 (Albright) - Medical Practice Board criminal background checks authorized, and physicians exempted from criminal background checks under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.
  • HF324 (Backer) - Interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical service personnel licensure provided.
  • HF389 (O'Neill) - Vehicle forfeiture provisions modified to include more than one owner of a vehicle.
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