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Civil Law and Elections

TWENTY SIXTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - April 27, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

CIVIL LAW AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

MINUTES



Representative Jeff Johnson, Chairman of the Civil Law and Elections Committee, called the twenty sixth meeting to order at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, April 27, 2005, in Room B of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

JOHNSON, Jeff, Chairman
DELAFOREST, Chris, Vice-Chair LESCH, John
BROD, Laura NELSON, Peter
DEAN, Matt SLAWIK, Nora
ELLISON, Keith SIMON, Steve
EMMER, TOM WESTROM, Torrey
HILTY, Bill


A quorum was present.

Representative Dean moved approval of the April 4, 2005 Civil Law and Elections Committee minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative Emmer moved approval of the April 5, 2005 Civil Law and Elections Committee minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative Slawik moved approval of the April 11, 2005 Civil Law and Elections Committee minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch moved approval of the April 12, 2005 Civil Law and Elections Committee minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Chairman Johnson moved HF2187 (Abrams) Hennepin County Medical Center governance provided, and county subsidiary corporation providing healthcare and related services created, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Chairman Johnson moved the H2187A4 amendment (see attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abrams presented HF2187.

Testifying in support of HF2187:

Jeff Spartz Administrator, Hennepin County Medical Center
Julie Bleyhl AFSCME, Council 5
Michael Scandrett Hennepin County Medical Center


Testifying in opposition of HF2187:

Mark Anfinson Attorney for the Minnesota Newspapers Association
Joel Carlson Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association

Representative Ellison moved the HDA-072 amendment (see attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Ellison moved the HDA-070 amendment (see attached). THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Ellison moved the HDA-066 amendment (see attached).

Testifying in opposition of HDA-066 amendment.

Randy Johnson Hennepin County Commissioner, Chair of the Hennepin County Board

Representative Ellison withdrew the HDA-066 amendment.

Chairman Johnson renewed his motion that HF2187, as amended, be recommended
to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Johnson moved HF2428 (Howes), relating to public safety; reenacting the
Minnesota Citizens’ Personal Protection Act of 2003, be recommended to pass and
re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Chairman Johnson moved the A05-0704 amendment (see attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Howes presented HF2428.

Testifying in support of HF2428.

Tony Cornish, Representative Minnesota House of Representatives

John Caile Communications Director, Conceal Carry Reform, NOW
Dave Menden Sheriff, Scott County
Joe Olson Professor, Hamline University

Testifying in opposition of HF2428.


Dan Kaler Superintendent of Schools, in the North St. Paul-Maplewood, Oakdale School Districts, Member of the Board of the Association of Metropolitan School Districts

James Hovland Mayor of Edina, and on behalf of the League of Minnesota Cities

Steve Borchardt Sheriff, Olmsted County

Harlan Johnson Executive Director, MN Chiefs of Police Association
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Penny Sinner Citizens for a Safer Minnesota

Kate Havelin Million Mom March

Carol Arthur Domestic Abuse Project

Lee Lynch Founder of Carmichael Lynch advertising Agency, Minneapolis, MN.

Pastor Erik Strand Edina Community Lutheran Church

Mary Lewis Grow Northfield, Citizens for a Safer Minnesota (read letter from Arne Carlson)

Chairman Johnson renewed his motion that HF2428, as amended, be recommended
to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Representative Slawik requested a roll call vote.

Ayes Nayes

Johnson Ellison
DeLaForest Hilty
Brod Lesch
Dean Simon
Emmer Slawik
Nelson, P.
Westrom


THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00PM.


______________________________ REP. JEFF JOHNSON, CHAIR



______________________________ JOYCE ROGERS
COMMITTEE LEGISLATIVE ASST.