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TWENTY NINTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY NINTH 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 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Room 120 of the State Capitol Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Excused:
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
HASSAN, Hodan


Representative Lesch began the meeting at 9:30 a.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved the minutes from March 14, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 1065 (Lesch) Revisor's bill; miscellaneous technical corrections made; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.

Representative Lesch motioned to recommend HF 1065 be placed on the General Register.

Representative Lesch moved the A19-0219 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Lesch renewed his motion to recommend HF 1065 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1065, as amended, was placed on the General Register.



HF 1246 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act

Representative Noor moved to recommend HF 1246 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Noor renewed his motion to recommend HF 1246 be re-referred to Ways and Means. THE MOTION FAILED.



HF 1955 (Moller) Predatory offender registration provisions amended, Statewide Emergency Communication Board provisions modified, and wheelchair securement device requirements modified.

Representative Carlson moved to recommend HF 1955 be re-referred to the Public Safety Committee.

Representative Carlson presented HF 1955 to the committee.

Testifier:
Katie Engler

Representative Carlson renewed his motion to re-refer HF 1955 to the Public Safety Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1955 was re-referred to the Public Safety Committee.



HF 1661 (Vang) Minnesota hemp growers allowed to sell Minnesota grown hemp to medical cannabis program manufacturers.

Representative Lesch moved HF 1661 to be re-referred to Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Vang presented HF 1661 to the committee.


Testifier:
John Strohfus
Tom Lehman, MN Medical Solutions

Representative Lesch renewed his motion to recommend HF 1661 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1661, as amended, was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.



Representative Noor motioned to reconsider the motion for HF 1246.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES
LESCH, John
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay


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

ABSENT
MARIANI, Carlos
HASSAN, Hodan
GROSSELL, Matt


There being 8 ayes and 6 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1246 was recommended to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.


HF 342 (Moran) Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act established, African American and Disproportionality Child Welfare Oversight Council created, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Liebling moved to recommend HF 342 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Testifiers:
Kelis Houston, NAACP
Matt Ehling, MNCOGI

Representative Lucero moved the A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Liebling renews her motion that HF 342 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 342, as amended, was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.



HF 1957 (Richardson) Higher education data provisions modified.

Representative Noor moved HF 1957 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Noor revises his motion that HF 1957 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1957, as amended, was recommended to be placed on the General Register.



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

Representative Scott moved to reconsider HF 631. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Scott moved to reconsider the A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Scott moved HF 631, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 631, as amended, was re-referred to the General Register.

Committee adjourned at 11:40a.m.
Representative John Lesch, Chair


Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

***** PLEASE NOTE, ROOM CHANGE TO CAPITOL 120*** HF 1246 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act HF 1661 (Vang) Industrial Hemp HF 342 (Moran) Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act established HF 1955 (Moller)Predatory offender registration provisions amended... HF 1065 (Lesch) Revisor's bill HF 1957 (Richardson) Higher education data provisions modified. **more bills may be added** **please note: the order of the bills may change** **Please note, we will be meeting in Capitol 120 from 9:30 5pm; if we require additional time after 5 pm, we will move back to our usual hearing room, 10**

Bills Added:
  • HF1246 (Morrison) - Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, and report required.
  • HF1661 (Vang) - Minnesota hemp growers allowed to sell Minnesota grown hemp to medical cannabis program manufacturers.
  • HF342 (Moran) - Minnesota African American Family Preservation and Child Welfare Disproportionality Act established, African American and Disproportionality Child Welfare Oversight Council created, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1955 (Moller) - Predatory offender registration provisions amended, Statewide Emergency Communication Board provisions modified, and wheelchair securement device requirements modified.
  • HF1065 (Lesch) - Revisor's bill; miscellaneous technical corrections made to laws and statutes; erroneous, obsolete, and omitted text and references corrected; and redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed.
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