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2017-2018 Regular Session

THIRTEENTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

March 02, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 8:17 AM, on March 2nd, 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 28th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1693 (Davids) Minnesota premium security plan authorized as a state-based reinsurance program administered by the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association.

Representative Scott moved that HF1693 be referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Representative Scott moved the HF1693DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1693:
Matt Flanders, Citizens Council for Health Freedom

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF1693 as amended be referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1291 (Fabian) Permitting requirements modified, expedited environmental-review billing options provided, reclamation appeal provisions modified, and Environmental Quality Board eliminated and duties reassigned.

Representative Lucero moved that HF1291 be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Testifying on HF1291:
Tony Kwilas, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Bob Tammen

Representative Lucero renewed his motion that HF1291 be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF593 (O'Driscoll) Real estate appraiser investigation, background check, and disciplinary action requirements changed.

Representative Howe moved that HF593 be referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF593:
Byron Miller, Appraisal Institute
Peter Brickweddle, Department of Commerce

Representative Howe renewed his motion that HF593 be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1244 (Petersburg) Appeal process for denial or revocation of driveway permit provided.

Representative O’Neill moved that HF1244 be referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.

Testifying on HF1244:
Peter Coyle

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF1244 be referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1538 (Smith) Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended to provide for construction defect claims.

Representative Smith moved that HF1538 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Smith moved the HF1538A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Smith moved to adopt the following oral amendment to HF1538 “Line 4.2 after the fifth word add the word private.” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF1538:
Denny Laufenburger, Mayor of Chanhassen
Jim Hovland, Mayor of Edina
Gene Winstead, Mayor of Bloomington
Brad Schafer, Schafer/Richardson
Carl Runck, Ryan Companies
Ryan Hamilton, Minnesota Association of Realtors
Patrick Hynes, Communities Associations Institute of Minnesota
Gene Sullivan, CEO New Concepts Management
Gene Ranieri, City of Minneapolis
Peter Coyle, Builders Association
Morgan Bickel, Director of Construction Operations Lennar Minnesota
Bryan Lake, Minnesota State Bar Assocation
Scott Andresen, Bassford Remele
Irene Kao, League of Minnesota Cities
Joel Carlson, Association of Justice
Art Bartells, American Institute of Architect
Will Rodgers, Minnesota Association for Justice

Representative O’Neill assumed the gavel at 9:24 AM.

Representative Scott assumed the gavel at 9:27 AM.

Representative Scott recessed the committee at 10:01 AM.

Representative Scott reconvened the meeting at 4:41 PM.

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF1538 as amended be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1701 - (Omar): Electronic access data definition modified to exclude government employees.

Representative Omar moves that HF1701 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Data Practices omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1701:
Don Gemberling, MNCOGI
Rich Neumeister

Representative Omar renewed her motion that HF1701 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Data Practices omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:57 PM.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF1538 (Smith) - Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended to provide for construction defect claims.
  • HF1701 (Omar) - Electronic access data definition modified to exclude government employees.
  • HF593 (O'Driscoll) - Real estate appraiser investigation, background check, and disciplinary action requirements changed.
  • HF1693 (Davids) - Minnesota premium security plan authorized as a state-based reinsurance program administered by the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association.
  • HF1291 (Fabian) - Permitting requirements modified, expedited environmental-review billing options provided, reclamation appeal provisions modified, and Environmental Quality Board eliminated and duties reassigned.
  • HF1244 (Petersburg) - Appeal process for denial or revocation of driveway permit provided.
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