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2017-2018 Regular Session

EIGHTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

February 14, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee

MINUTES

Representative Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM, on February 14th, 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 Howe moved to approve the minutes of February 9th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF985 (Fabian) Duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers specified.

Representative Loonan moved that HF985 be referred to the General Register

Testifying on HF985:
Bob Johnson, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Ryan Hamilton, Minnesota Realtors Association
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association of Justice
Mike Steenson, Professor Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Representative Loonan renewed his motion that HF985 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Lesch requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
AYES
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail NAYS
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
OMAR, Ilhan













There being 9 AYES and 6 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



HF787 (Smith) Animal cruelty reporting immunity provided.

Representative Smith moved that HF787 be referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Testifying on HF923:
Bryan Lake, Animal Folks of Minnesota

Representative Smith moved to adopt the following oral amendment to HF787 as follows: “Page 1, line 7, after “reporting”, insert “to peace officers, humane agents, or animal control officers.” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF787 be referred to the committee on Agriculture Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 AM.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





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Agenda:

**More bills may be added****

Bills Added:
  • HF787 (Smith) - Animal cruelty reporting immunity provided.
  • HF985 (Fabian) - Duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers specified.
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