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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:45am on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

LESCH, John, Chair
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy
BAHR, Cal
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
GROSSELL, Matt
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay


Representative Lesch began the meeting at 9:45 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative O’Neill moved the amended minutes from February 7, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Noor moved the minutes from February 12, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation by State Court Administrator, Jeff Shorba, began the Judicial Budget Request presentation.

Minnesota District Judge Association began their presentation.

Testifiers:
Judge Teresa Warner
Judge Jonathan Jasper

HF 519 (Lesch) Ordinary negligence involving a consumer service liability waiver voided.

Representative Lesch moved the A19-0022 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch presented HF 519 to the committee.

Testifiers in support of HF 519:
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice


Testifiers opposed to HF 519:
Dorian Grilley, Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota
David Byrd, National Ski Areas Association
Erik Lindseth, Lifetime Fitness
Kevin Gray, Attorney, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Tom Umphress, Amateur Riders Motorcycle Association, Citizen
Jim Winterer, Upper Midwest Trials Association

HF 519, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Civil Law Policy Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35am.



Representative John Lesch, Chair


Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant







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Agenda:

I. Judicial Budget Request Presentation • Jeff Shorba, State Court Administrator II. Minnesota District Judge Association Budget Request Presentation • Teresa Warner III. HF 519 (Lesch) Ordinary negligence involving a consumer service liability waiver voided. • Testifiers (TBA) **If you would like to testify, please call Rachel Ganani, Committee Administrator at: 651-296-5071**

Bills Added:
  • HF519 (Lesch) - Ordinary negligence involving a consumer service liability waiver voided.
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01:24 - Judicial budget request presentation. - Jeff Shorba, State Court Administrator. 28:24 - Minnesota District Judges Association budget request presentation. - Teresa Warner. 1:05:14 - HF519 (Lesch) Ordinary negligence involving a consumer service liability waiver voided. Runs 1 hour, 48 minutes.