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TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 9:47 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 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
CARLSON, Andrew
CANTRELL, Hunter
CONSIDINE, Jack
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 9:47 a.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved the minutes from March 13, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 998 (Ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.

Representative Xiong motioned to re-refer HF 998 to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Moller moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Lucero moved the A2 amendment.

Representative Lucero withdrew the A2 amendment.

Representative Ecklund presented HF 998 to the committee.

Testifier:
Brock Hunter, President, Veteran’s Defense Project

Representative Xiong renewed his motion to re-refer HF 998 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 998, as amended, was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.



HF 631 (Lesch) Electronic device location tracking warrant information reporting enabled.

Representative Lesch moved HF 631 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Lesch moved the DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers:
Ben Feist, Legislative Director, ACLU Minnesota
Drew Evans, BCA Superintendent
Cassandra O’Hern
Molly Olsen
Kristin Anderson, MN Management and Budget

Representative Lesch moved the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moller moved an oral amendment to the A3 amendment. “On page 2, lines 10 to 12, reinstate the stricken language.” THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Moller moved the A3 amendment.

Testifier:
Shawn Reinke, MN State Bar Association

Representative Moller requested a roll call vote for the A3 amendment. The results were as follows:

AYES
MOLLER, Kelly
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

NAYS
LESCH, John
SCOTT, Peggy
BAHR, Cal
CONSIDINE, Jack
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin

ABSENT
GROSSELL, Matt

There being 9 ayes and 8 nays, the A3 amendment was adopted.

The committee recessed at 11:24a.m.

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The committee reconvened at 5:36p.m.

The committee recessed at 5:43p.m.

The committee reconvened at 5:57p.m.

Representative Carlson moved the A4 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Testifier:
Kristin Anderson, MN Management and Budget

Representative Carlson moved the A5 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Testifier:
Kristi Lahti-Johnson

Representative Lesch renewed his motion to recommend HF 631 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 631, as amended, was recommended to be placed on the General Register.

The committee adjourned at 6:46p.m.


Representative John Lesch, Chair


Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

HF 998 (Ecklund) *This bill has been discussed in committee 2 times before and laid over for financial disclosure details, which have now been provided and are attached. This will be a brief discussion before voting on moving the bill back to Ways & Means. HF 631 (Lesch) this will be the Judiciary Finance & Civil Law data practices & policy omnibus bill. Please see DE-3 amendment posted. **as per Committee rules, all amendments are due by 10 am, Wed. March 13, 2019. This deadline may be waived in the Chair's discretion. **walk through, markup/amendments and testimony/discussion will take place during committee on March 14th. If we do not finish during regular committee time, we will recess and re-convene at 5 pm, or 15 minutes after floor session ends (if floor session does not end by 5 pm) in the BASEMENT HEARING ROOM. **If you'd like to testify on this bill, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn; members of the public will be asked to keep testimony limited to two minutes per person**

Bills Added:
  • HF631 (Lesch) - Data privacy provisions modified, reporting of information related to use of electronic device location tracking warrants enabled, access by a government entity to electronic communication held by a service provider or other third party prohibited unless certain procedures are followed, data retention limits provided, remedies provided, applicant's and employee's personal usernames and passwords protected from access by employers, civil enforcement provided, statute of limitations for nonpaternity actions modified, procedures provided for actions to declare nonpaternity, court required to provide notices, requirements for parent education program modified, parenting time presumptions modified, findings for parenting time schedules required, and background study requirements amended for parents of proposed wards.
  • HF998 (Ecklund) - Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.
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00:25 - HF998 (Ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided. 29:11 - HF631 (Lesch) Omnibus Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Policy bill. The Division recessed. Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes. No video available of the reconvening.