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2017-2018 Regular Session

ELEVENTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

February 23, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 23rd, 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
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Excused Members:

OMAR, Ilhan

Representative Pugh moved to approve the minutes of February 21st, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1281 (Zerwas) Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.

Representative Scott moved that HF1281 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Representative Scott moved the HF1281A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1281:
Bob Johnson, Minnesotans for Law Suit Reform
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association of Justice
Josh Tushscherer

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF1281 as amended be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

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

AYE
SCOTT, Peggy
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail
NAY
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon



There being 8 AYES and 4 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1316 (Lesch) Video and audio recordings added to list of personnel data classified as public.

Representative Lesch moved that HF1316 be laid over for possible inclusion in the data practices omnibus bill.

Representative Lesch moved the HF1316A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1316:
Don Gamberling, MNCOGI
Mark Anfinson, Minnesota Newspaper Association
Ben Feist, ACLU
Irene Kao, League of Minnesota Cities
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Board Association
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Brian Rice, ASFME Council 5
Tom Keliher, Minnesota School Bus Operators Assocation

Representative Lesch renewed his motion that HF1316 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in the data practices omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:50 AM.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF1281 (Zerwas) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
  • HF1316 (Lesch) - Video and audio recordings added to list of personnel data classified as public.
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