STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Westrom, Chair of the Civil Law Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:36 PM on February 07, 2011 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
WESTROM, Torrey, Chair
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Vice Chair
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
No members were absent.
A quorum was present.
Representative Drazkowski moved to approve the minutes from the committee meeting on January 31, 2011.
MOTION PREVAILED AND MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF 292 (Anderson) Child custody; parenting plans required by both parents.
Representative Wardlow moved that HF 292 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.
Representative Wardlow moved the A11-0036
MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF 292 as amended:
Representative Diane Anderson
Mr. Andy Dawkins, attorney and former State Representative
Mr. Mike McNabb, attorney
Ms. Marilyn McKnight, Erickson Mediation Institute
Ms. Melinda Hugdal, Legal Aid
Mr. Richard Amos, Director, St. Stephens Housing Services
Ms. Holly Rouleau, Cottage Grove
Chair Westrom renewed Representative Wardlow's motion that HF 292, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
HF 211 (Wardlow) Unlawful or deceptive trade practice actions modified, and class action court order appeals permitted.
Chair moved H0211DE1
amendment to be adopted.
Motion Prevailed. The Amendment was adopted.
Testifying on HF 211 as amended:
Representative Doug Wardlow
Mr. Bob Johnson, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Mr. James O’Neal, Faegre & Benson
Prof. Prentiss Cox, University of Minnesota Law School
Mr. Jeff Haff, Dady and Garner, P.A.
Chair Westrom moved that HF 211, as amended, be laid over.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:23 p.m.
REP. TORREY WESTROM, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant