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EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Moller, Vice Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:45am on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Excused:
MARIANI, Carlos

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

Representative Johnson moved the minutes from February 20, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Dept. of Human Rights budget presentation began.
Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner
Scott Beutel, Public Policy Director

Civil Legal Services budget presentation began.
Anne Hoefgen, Executive Director of Northwest MN Legal Services
Drew Schaffer, Executive Director of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

HF 741 (Noor) Money bail use for certain offenses limited.

Representative Noor moved to recommend HF 741 be re-referred to the Public Safety Committee.

Representative Noor moved the HF 741 A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Noor moved the HF 741 A6 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Noor presented HF 741 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Susan Segal, Minneapolis City Attorney
Bill Ward, Public Defender
Ben Feist, ACLU Minnesota

Representative Noor renewed his recommendation to re-refer HF 741 to the public safety committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:18a.m.



Representative Kelly Moller, Vice Chair


Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Human Rights budget request presentation Civil Legal Services budget request presentation HF 741 (741) money bail use for certain offenses limited *If you'd like to testify, please contact CA Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF741 (Noor) - Money bail use for certain offenses limited.
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