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THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING - Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FOURTH 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 Tuesday, April 3, 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
GROSSELL, Matt
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

EXCUSED:
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos


Representative Lesch began the meeting at 9:45 a.m. A quorum was present.

Representative Noor moved the minutes from March 28, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



HF 285 (Koznick) Department of Human Services and Metropolitan Council data sharing for transportation purposes authorized.
Representative Lesch recommended HF 285 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
Representative Johnson moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifier:
Judd Schetnan, Metropolitan Council
Representative Lesch renewed his motion to re-refer HF 285 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 285, as amended, was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

HF 2051 (Elkins) Insurance; model regulation conformity changes made, and federally conforming changes made to supplemental Medicare coverage.
Representative Considine moved re-refer HF 2051 to the General Register.
Representative Lesch moved the A2 amendment.
Testifier:
Jon Kelly, Department of Commerce
David Feinwachs
James Grotz
Peter Brickwedde

Representative Considine renewed his motion to re-refer HF 2051 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1146 (Dehn) Mileage-based user fee pilot program provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Representative Cantrell motioned to re-refer HF 1146 to the Ways and Means Committee.
Testifier:
Ken Buckeye, MnDOT

Representative Cantrell renewed his motion to re-refer HF 1146 to the Ways and Means Committtee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1146 was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.


HF 1349 (O’Neill) Treatment courts funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative O’Neill motioned for HF 1349 to be paid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus financial bill.
Representative O’Neill moved the A19-0350 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifier:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI-Minnesota
Judge Geoffrey Tenney, Tenth Judicial District
Darnell Brethorst, Wright County
Jared Forner
Katie Allen, Neighborhood Justice Center

HF 1349, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus financial bill.


HF 1502 (Fischer) Salt applicator certification program established, and liability limited
Representative Considine motioned to re-refer HF 1502 to the Ways and Means Committee.
Testifier:
Sue Nissen, StopOverSalting
Forrest Cyr, MN Nursery and Landscape Association
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice

Representative Considine renewed his motion to re-refer HF 1502 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1502 was re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
Committed adjourned at 11:30a.m.


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Agenda:

HF 2051 (Elkins) Insurance; model regulation conformity changes made... **We are hearing the bill for limited purposes. The scope of our jurisdiction involves the data practices provisions in Article 4** HF 1146 (Dehn): Mileage-based user fee pilot program provided;... **We are hearing the bill for limited purposes. The scope of our jurisdiction involves the data practices provisions: lines: 2.10-2.28** HF 285 (Koznick) Department of Human Services and Met Council data sharing ... **We are hearing the bill for limited purposes. The scope of our jurisdiction involves the data practices provisions: lines: 1.16-2.2** HF 1349 (O'Neill) Treatment courts funding provided; HF 1502 (Fischer) Salt applicator certification program established, and liability limited. **We are hearing the bill for limited purposes. The scope of our jurisdiction involves the liability provisions.** ***BILL REMOVED*** HF 2538 (Mahoney) Revised unclaimed property act; ... **We were going to hear the bill for limited purposes. The scope of our jurisdiction involves the data practices and court process: lines 31.1-31.10; Article 9 and Article 10** **If you wish to testify on the above bills, please contact Laura Taken-Holtze at Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn Testifiers will be asked to limit testimony to 2 minutes each** **bills may be added or removed and may be taken in any order**

Bills Added:
  • HF1349 (O'Neill) - Treatment courts funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2051 (Elkins) - Insurance; model regulation conformity changes made, and federally conforming changes made to supplemental Medicare coverage.
  • HF1146 (Dehn) - Mileage-based user fee pilot program provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF285 (Koznick) - Department of Human Services and Metropolitan Council data sharing for transportation purposes authorized.
  • HF1502 (Fischer) - Salt applicator certification program established, and liability limited.
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