STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY- FORTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY- SEVENTH SESSION
JUDICIARY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Shimanski, Chair of the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:17 A.M. on February 21, 2012, in Room 10 (ground floor) of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Committee members present:
SHIMANSKI, Ron, Chair LAINE, Carolyn
MAZOROL, Pat, Vice Chair LESCH, John
JOHNSON, Sheldon, DFL Lead LIEBLING, Tina
ANDERSON, Diane SCHOMACKER, Joe
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe SMITH, Steve
CORNISH, Tony SWEDZINSKI, Chris
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn VOGEL, Bruce
KRIESEL, John WARDLOW, Doug
Committee Members Excused:
A quorum was present.
Representative Vogel moved approval of the February 16, 2012 Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Woodard presented SF 1236 Innocent Successor Asbestos-Related Liability Fairness Act
Representative Gruenhagen move SF 1236 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.
Susan Vento, Citizen
Keith Christopherson, Representative, Heat & Frost Insulators Union Local # 34
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
Vice Chair Mazorol assumed the gavel at 8:24 am.
Chair Shimanski resumed the gavel at 8:27 am.
Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that SF 1236 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.
Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS ABSENT
SHIMANSKI, Ron JOHNSON, Sheldon ALLEN, Susan
MAZOROL, Pat CHAMPION, Bobby Joe HILSTROM, Debra
ANDERSON, Diane LAINE, Carolyn KRIESEL, John
CORNISH, Tony LESCH, John
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn LIEBLING, Tina
SCHOMACKER, Joe SMITH, Steve
On a vote of 9 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Anderson presented HF 292 Child custody; parenting plans required by both parents.
Representative Anderson offered the H0292DE7
Representative Anderson moved the H0292DE7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Andy Dawkins, Attorney
Marilyn McKnight, Erickson Mediation Institute, Director
Melinda, Hugdahl, Legal Aid
Michael Harasyn, Executive Director of Judicial Commonsense
Cyndi Cunningham, Citizen
Chairman Shimanski laid over HF 292 for future consideration.
Representative Scott Presented HF 322 Custody and parenting time provisions changed.
Representative Scott presented the H0322A5
Representative Swedzinski moved the H0322A5 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Scott offered the following oral amendment to HF 322:
Page 16 Line 25 Delete "2013" and insert 2014. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Molly K Olson Founder & Volunteer Executive Director Center for Parental Responsibility
Ron Sieloff, Attorney
Mary Hansen, Citizen
Michelle McDonald, Attorney
Kimberly Hanlon, Citizen
Chairman Shimanski laid over HF322 for future consideration.
Chair Shimanski adjourned the meeting at 10:03am.
REPRESENTATIVE SHIMANSKI, CHAIR
Brian Theis Committee Legislative Assistant