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FIFTEENTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 Tuesday, February 19, 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 Bahr moved the minutes from February 14, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Public Defenders began the budget request presentation.
Kevin Kajer, Chief Administrator
Brian Aldes, Teasters Local 320 Secretary Treasurer and Business Manager
Jessen Alexander, Assistant Public Defender in the 9th judicial district

HF 400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.

Representative Liebling motioned for HF 400 to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Noor moved the HF 400 A19 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Olson presented HF 400 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dave Renner, Minnesota Medical Association
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice
Cody Wiberg, Board of Pharmacy
Dave Baker, State Representative

Representative Liebling renewed her motion that HF 400 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 400, as amended, was recommended to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:03am.



Representative John Lesch, Chair


Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

Public Defender budget request presentation HF 400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; and money appropriated **If you would like to testify, please contact CA Rachel Ganani, rachel.ganani@house.mn or 651-296-5071

Bills Added:
  • HF400 (Olson) - Opiate product registration fee and the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council established, licensure and registration fees modified, prescription drug and controlled substance sections modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
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00:59 - Public Defender budget request presentation. 41:33 - HF400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.