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2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

March 20, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST 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 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 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 9:45 a.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Liebling moved the minutes from March 19, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.




HF 637 (Morrison) Health-related professions temporary license suspensions and background checks modified.

Representative Liebling moved to recommend HF 637 be placed on the General Register.

Testifiers:
Ruth Martinez, MN Board of Medical Practice
Shirley Brekken, MN Board of Nursing
Brian Vamstad, Gunderson Health System

Representative Liebling moved the A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Liebling renewed her motion to recommend HF 637 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 637, as amended, was recommended to be placed on the General Register.





HF 1744 (Masin) Family law mediation task force established.

Representative Cantrell moved to re-refer HF 1744 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Cantrell moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cantrell moved A19-0236 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Diane Anderson
Mike Stockstead, Bureau of Mediation Services

Representative Cantrell renewed his motion to re-refer HF 1744 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1744, as amended, was re-referred to the Ways and Means Co




HF 167 (Lee) Supplemental environmental project offers provided in conjunction with enforcement actions against polluters.

Representative Considine moved to re-refer HF 167 to the Ways and Means Committee.

Testifiers:
Jeff Smith, Pollution Control

Representative Considine renewed his motion re-refer HF 167 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 167 was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.




HF 2319 (Pinto) Human services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created, and money appropriated.

Representative Hassan moved to re-refer HF 2319 to the Ways and Means Committee.

Testifier:
Charles Johnson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Services

Representative Hassan renewed her motion to re-refer HF 2319 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2319 was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Committee adjourned at 11:28p.m.


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Agenda:

HF 637 (Morrison) Health-related professions temporary license suspensions and background checks modified. HF 1744 (Masin): Family law mediation task force established HF 2319 (Pinto) Human Services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created and money appropriated HF 167 (Lee): supplemental environmental projects in conjunction with certain enforcement actions against polluters. **bills may be added** *if you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani, Rachel.Ganani@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF637 (Morrison) - Health-related professions temporary license suspensions and background checks modified.
  • HF1744 (Masin) - Family law mediation task force established.
  • HF2319 (Pinto) - Human services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created, and money appropriated.
  • HF167 (Lee) - Supplemental environmental project offers provided in conjunction with enforcement actions against polluters.
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00:56 - HF637 (Morrison) Health-related professions temporary license suspensions and background checks modified. 30:50 - HF1744 (Masin) Family law mediation task force established. 47:27 - HF167 (Lee) Supplemental environmental projects in conjunction with certain enforcement actions against polluters. 1:14:40 - HF2319 (Pinto) Human Services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.