STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION COMMITTEE
Representative Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:45am on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Representative Lesch began the meeting at 9:45 A.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Xiong moved the minutes from February 27, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 724 (Cantrell) Parentage of woman who provides donated ova clarified, and rights of spouse to parentage when assisted reproductive technology is used clarified.
Representative Considine moved A19 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Cantrell moved an oral amendment “On page 1 of the A19-0064 amendment, line 1.4, strike “ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION” and insert “ASSISTED REPRODUCTION”. THE ORAL ADMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.
Representative Cantrell moved an oral amendment “On page 1 of the A19-0064 amendment, line 1.13, delete “reproductive technology” and insert “reproduction”. THE ORAL ADMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.
Representative Cantrell presented HF 724 to the committee.
Nikki Graf, Logan’s Law
Davis Senseman, Logan’s Law
Anne Swanson, Psychologist, Logan’s Law
Bree Murphy, Supporter
Testifiers in opposition:
Judy Cook, Association for Accessible Medicines
HF 724, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Civil Law Policy omnibus bill.
HF 4 (Lesch) Drug manufacturer or wholesale distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to price increases; and civil penalties imposed.
Representative Lesch moved to recommend HF 4 be re-referred to the Ways and Means committee.
Representative Lesch presented HF 4 to the committee.
Al Gilbert, Attorney General’s Office
James Holt, Supporter
Rose Roach, Executive Director, Minnesota Nurse’s Association
Representative Lesch renewed his recommendation to re-refer HF 4 to the Ways and Means committee.
Representative Considine requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
There being 12 ayes and 5 nays, HF 4 was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
HF 1197 (Lesch) Electronic communication held by a service provided or third party access by a government entity prohibited except under certain procedures, data retention limits provided, remedies provided, and report required.
Representative Lesch moved HF 1197 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Data Practices omnibus bill.
Representative Lesch presented HF 1197 to the committee.
Testifiers in support:
Ben Feist, ACLU Minnesota
Testifiers in opposition:
Chief Matt Gottschalk from Corcoran
Dan Bianconi, Minnesota Sheriff’s Association
Drew Evans, Superintendent of the BCA
HF 1197 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Data Practices omnibus bill.
HF 1196 hearing was postponed.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:37 a.m.
Representative John Lesch, Chair
Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant