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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

TWENTY-EIGHTH - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

March 22, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH
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 8:19 AM, on March 22th, 2018 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
DEHN, Ray
CARLSON, Andrew
HILSTROM, Debra
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Excused members:
JOHNSON, Sheldon

Representative Howe moved the minutes from March 20th, 2018. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3504 (Zerwas): Criminal gang investigative data retention extended.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3504 be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF 3504:

Cari Gerlicher, Minnesota Department of Corrections

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3504 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3480 (Barr): Consumer report security freezes regulated, and payment of fees provided.

Representative Whelan moved that HF 3480 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Scott moved the HF3480A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3480:
Eric Elman, CDIA

Representative Whelan renewed her motion that HF3480 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2669 (Anderson): University of Minnesota sexual harassment reporting requirement imposed, and legislative auditor review of sexual harassment policies requested.

Representative Scott moved that HF 2669 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Scott moved the HF 2669A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 2669, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION WAS ADOPTED.

HF 3578 (Hilstrom): Predatory offender registration provisions amended.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF 3578 be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention.

Testifying on HF 3578:
Katie Engler, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF 3578 be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3795 (Koznick): Human services department and Metropolitan Council data sharing for special transportation purposes authorized, and Metro Mobility service area extended.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3795 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Representative Scott moved the HF3795A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3795, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3573 (Albright): Family child care and legal nonlicensed child care program background study requirements modified.

Representative Howe moved that HF 3573 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Testifying on HF 3573:
Julie Seidel, Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals

Representative Howe renewed his motion that HF 3573 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3169 (Schomacker) Background study requirements for minors living in a licensed foster care home modified.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3169 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Representative Scott moved the HF 3169A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3169:
Marsha Vandenburgh

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3169, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1007 (Howe) State agency criteria required to be met before suing a local government.

Representative Howe moved that HF 1007 be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Testifying on HF 1007:
Annalee Garletz, Department of Natural Resources

Representative Howe renewed his motion that HF 1007 be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

HF 3095 (Smith) Waste management provisions modified.

Representative Smith moved that HF 3095 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Smith moved that HF3095A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3095:
Chris DeLaForest, National Waste and Recycling Association
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice

Representative Smith moved that HF3095, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3790 (Scott) Miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes made; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.

Representative Scott moved that HF3790 be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF 3790:
Jeff Kase, Revisor

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3790 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2116 (Lesch) Applicant and employee personal usernames and passwords protected from access by employers, and civil enforcement provided

Representative Lesch moved that HF 2116 be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee.

Testifying on HF 2116:
Ben Feist, ACLU

Representative Lesch renewed his motion that HF 2116 be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Scott recessed the Civil Law Committee at 9:58AM.

Representative Scott reconvened the Civil Law Committee at 5:36AM.

HF 3640 (Albright) Temporary license suspensions and background checks modified for health-related professionals.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3640 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Testifying on HF 3640:
Ruth Martinez, Board of Medical Practices
Shirley Brekken, Board of Nursing Staff
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Representative Albright offered an oral amendment. Page 6, line 25, after "to" insert "the licensing or registration process for, or to". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright offered an oral amendment. Page 6, line 26, after "by" insert a comma. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3640:
Shirley Brekken, Minnesota Board of Nursing
Ruth Martinez, Board of Medical Practices

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3640, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION WAS ADOPTED.

HF 2699 (Scott) Parenting presumptions modified.

Representative Scott moved that HF 2699 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Omar moved the HF2699DE4 amendment.

Representative Omar withdrew the HF2699DE4 amendment.

Representative Scott moved the HF2699DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 2699:

Molly Olson
Connie Saign-Piche, Shared Parenting Political Action Group
Tim McCusker
Laurel Ries
Pastor Carl Walker
David Carlson
Ryan Hollihan
Colleen Link
Joseph A. Field, FIELD LAW, P.A.
Christianne Christensen
Sarah Line

Representative Scott moved that HF 2699, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register.

HF 3582 (Omar) Residential lease requirements amended.

Representative Omar moved that HF 3582 be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF3582:
Todd Liljenuist, MN Multi-Housing Association
Will Dane, U of M Student Legal Services
Archanna Suntharalingam, MSA
Max Hurst, MSA

Representative Omar offered an oral amendment. Page 1, line 21, delete “and initialed by every”
Page 1, delete line 22. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:02PM.


Representative Peggy Scott, Chair



Abby Greufe, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Bills may be added. Bills may be heard in any order.

Bills Added:
  • HF3790 (Scott) - Miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes made; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.
  • HF3504 (Zerwas) - Criminal gang investigative data retention extended.
  • HF3095 (Smith) - Waste management provisions modified.
  • HF3573 (Albright) - Family child care and legal nonlicensed child care program background study requirements modified.
  • HF2669 (Anderson) - University of Minnesota sexual harassment reporting requirement imposed, and Board of Regents requested to amend harassment policies at the University of Minnesota.
  • HF3169 (Schomacker) - Background study requirements for minors living in a licensed foster care home modified.
  • HF3578 (Hilstrom) - Predatory offender registration provisions amended.
  • HF1007 (Howe) - State agency criteria required to be met before suing a local government.
  • HF2699 (Scott) - Parenting presumptions modified.
  • HF3480 (Barr) - Consumer report regulation modified; and security freezes, alternative dispute resolution, and credit monitoring services regulated.
  • HF2116 (Lesch) - Applicant and employee personal usernames and passwords protected from access by employers, and civil enforcement provided.
  • HF3640 (Albright) - Temporary license suspensions and background checks modified for health-related professionals.
  • HF3795 (Koznick) - Human Services Department and Metropolitan Council data sharing for special transportation purposes authorized, and Metro Mobility service area extended.
  • HF3582 (Omar) - Residential lease requirements amended.
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