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SEVENTH MEETING - Housing Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Alice Hausman, Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Division, called the seventh meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 6th, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hausman (Chair)
Howard (Vice Chair)
Theis (Republican Lead)
Bierman
Fischer
Gunther
Hassan
Her
Hornstein
Johnson
Jurgens
Munson
Pierson
Poppe
Sauke

Members excused:

A quorum was present at 8:00 A.M.

Representative Theis moves to approve the minutes from the February 27th meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE MINUTES ARE ADOPTED.

HF 495 (Noor) – Residential lease requirements amended

Chair Hausman moves to re-refer HF 495 to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.

Testifying on HF 495:
Representative Noor
William Dane, UMN Legal Service Attorney
Paul Birnberg

Representative Munson moves to adopt the A19-0129 Amendment. THE MOTION FAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Munson moves to adopt the A19-0143 amendment and requests a roll call vote.

AYES:
THEIS
JOHNSON
JURGENS
MUNSON
PIERSON

NAYS:
HAUSMAN
HOWARD
BIERMAN
FISCHER
HASSAN
HER
HORNSTEIN
POPPE
SAUKE

ABSTAIN:
GUNTHER

With 5 Ayes, 9 Nays, and 1 Abstain THE MOTION FAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Munson withdraws his A19-0133 amendment.

Chair Hausman renews the motion to re-refer HF 495 to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. Representative Munson requests a roll call vote.

AYES:
HAUSMAN
HOWARD
BIERMAN
FISCHER
GUNTHER
HASSAN
HER
HORNSTEIN
JURGENS
POPPE
SAUKE

NAYS:
THEIS
JOHNSON
MUNSON
PIERSON

With 11 Ayes and 4 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILS AND HF 495 IS RE-REFERED TO THE JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW COMMITTEE.

HF 1511 (Hassan) – Eviction Expungement

Representative Hassan moves that HF 1511 be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.

Testifiers:
Representative Hassan
Dr. Brittany Lewis, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)
Larry McDonough, Housing Attorney
Cecil Smith, Cornerstone Property Professionals
Carolyn Brown, Community Stabilization Project
Jamila Mame, St. Paul Tenant
Bernadette Hornig, Hornig Companies
John Reynolds, Minnesota Multi Housing Association

Representative Hassan moves to adopt the A1 author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Representative Munson moves to adopt the A19-0134 amendment and requests a roll call vote.
AYES:
THEIS
GUNTHER
JOHNSON
JURGENS
MUNSON
PIERSON

NAYS:
HAUSMAN
HOWARD
BIERMAN
FISCHER
HASSAN
HER
HORNSTEIN
SAUKE

ABSENT:
POPPE

With 6 Ayes, 8 Nays, and 1 Absent THE MOTION FAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Munson moves to adopt the A19-0128 amendment. THE MOTION FAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hassan renews her motion to re-refer that HF 1511, as amended, be re-referred to the Judiciary and Civil Law Committee. Representative Pierson requests a roll call.

AYES:
HAUSMAN
HOWARD
BIERMAN
FISCHER
HASSAN
HER
HORNSTEIN
SAUKE

NAYS:
THEIS
JOHNSON
JURGENS
MUNSON
PIERSON

ABSTAIN:
GUNTHER
POPPE

With 8 Ayes, 5 Nays, and 2 Abstains THE MOTION PREVAILS AND HF 1511, AS AMENDED, IS RE-REFERRED TO THE JUDICIARY AND CIVIL LAW COMMITTEE.

The meeting adjourned at 9:40 A.M.





REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Bills may be taken in any order. HF 495 (Noor) Residential lease requirements amended. HF 1511 (Hassan) Eviction case court files discretionary and mandatory expungements eligibility expanded, and pending eviction case court actions public access limited. HF 1571 (Howard) Manufactured home parks closure or modification procedures modified. HF 1918 (Her) Infirmity of tenant termination of lease established. The following bill has been removed from the agenda: HF 1876 (Noor) Tenants notice of residential rental property sale required. If you would like to testify, please contact Owen Wirth at 651-296-6970 or Owen.Wirth@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF495 (Noor) - Residential lease requirements amended.
  • HF1511 (Hassan) - Eviction case court files discretionary and mandatory expungements eligibility expanded, and pending eviction case court actions public access limited.
  • HF1571 (Howard) - Manufactured home parks closure or modification procedures modified.
  • HF1876 (Noor) - Tenant notice of residential rental property sale required.
  • HF1918 (Her) - Infirmity of tenant termination of lease established.
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