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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION



JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW MINUTES

Representative Jamie Becker-Finn, Chair of the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law, called the virtual meeting to order at 8:30 AM on February 2, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Becker-Finn, Jamie, Chair
Moller, Kelly, Vice Chair
Scott, Peggy, Republican Lead
Feist, Sandra
Frazier, Cedrick
Her, Kaohly
Hollins, Athena
Johnson, Brian
Liebling, Tina
Long, Jamie
Mortensen, Erik
Novotny, Paul
Pfarr, Brian
Robbins, Kristin
Vang, Samantha
Xiong, Tou

Members excused:
Grossell, Matt

A quorum was present.

Representative ¬¬Her moved that the minutes of January 28, 2021, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Becker-Finn moved that HF 269 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Morrison presented HF 269, a bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating a psychology interjurisdictional compact; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Testifying on HF 269:
• Dr. Trisha Stark L.P., Chair, Legislative Committee for the Minnesota Psychological Association
• Sam Sands, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Psychology
• Joel Carlson, Chief Lobbyist, Minnesota Association for Justice

Chair Becker-Finn renewed the motion that HF 269 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chair Becker-Finn requested a roll call on HF 269.

AYES
Becker-Finn
Moller
Scott
Feist
Frazier
Her
Hollins
Liebling
Long
Novotny
Vang
Xiong

NAYS
Johnson
Pfarr
Robbins

ABSTENTIONS
Mortensen

EXCUSALS
Grossell


There being 12 ayes, 3 nays, 1 abstention and 1 excusal, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Long moved that HF 279 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Long presented HF 279, a bill for an act relating to the uniform probate code; removing a sunset for a harmless error provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 524.2-503.

Testifying on HF 279:
• Bryan Lake, Minnesota State Bar Association

Representative Long renewed the motion that HF 279 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Chair Becker-Finn requested a roll call on HF 279.

AYES
Becker-Finn
Moller
Scott
Feist
Frazier
Her
Hollins
Johnson
Liebling
Long
Mortensen
Novotny
Pfarr
Robbins
Vang
Xiong

NAYS


EXCUSALS
Grossell


There being 16 ayes, no nays and 1 excusal, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Her moved that HF 403 be re-referred to the Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee.

Representative Her presented HF 403, a bill for an act relating to human rights; prohibiting employers from inquiring about past pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 363A.08, by adding a subdivision.

Testifying on HF 403:
• Jill Hasday, Centennial Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
• Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Representative Her renewed the motion that HF 403 be re-referred to the Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee.

Chair Becker-Finn requested a roll call on HF 403.

AYES
Becker-Finn
Moller
Scott
Feist
Frazier
Her
Hollins
Liebling
Long
Novotny
Vang
Xiong

NAYS
Johnson
Mortensen
Pfarr
Robbins

EXCUSALS
Grossell


There being 12 ayes, 4 nays and 1 excusal, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.







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Representative Jamie Becker-Finn, Chair


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Anna Borgerding, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF269 (Morrison) - Psychology interjurisdictional compact created.
  • HF279 (Long) - Uniform probate code harmless error provision sunset removed.
  • HF403 (Her) - Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:05 - HF269 (Morrison) Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.
41:29 - HF279 (Long) Uniform probate code harmless error provision sunset removed.
59:08 - HF403 (Her) Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay.


This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

1. HF 269 (Morrison): Psychology interjurisdictional compact created
2. HF 279 (Long): Uniform Probate Code; harmless error provision
3. HF 403 (Her) Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay

*Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.

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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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