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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

Second MEETING - Civil Law

January 23, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA Second MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON CIVIL LAW
Chair, Representative John Lesch

MINUTES

Representative Lesch, Chair of Committee on Civil Law, called the meeting to order at Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:15 AM in the Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Lesch, Chair
Allen, Vice Chair
Scott, Lead
Anderson, M.
Hilstrom
Holberg
Hortman
Howe
Johnson, B.
Liebling
Newberger
Pugh
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:
Paymar

A quorum was present

Chairman Lesch moved the minutes of January 15, 2013. Motion prevailed.

HF 20 (Freiberg) Personal contact information classified except where disclosure is specifically authorized by law.

Chairman Lesch moved HF 20 before the committee for discussion.

Representative Freiberg presented bill.

Testifying for the bill:
Chris Tolbert, Councilmember, City of Saint Paul
Patrick Hynes, Lobbyists, League of Minnesota Cities

HF 20 was laid over.

HF 19 (Hortman) Agency designations allowed in certain probate situations.

Chairman Lesh moved HF 19 before the committee for discussion.
Representative Hortman moved adoption of the H0019A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hortman presented her bill.

Testifying for bill:
Mike Sampson, Attorney, JP Morgan

Representative Hortman moved that HF 19, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF87 (Winkler) Affidavit of survivorship and release or partial release of mortgage lien provided; interested in registered land after resignation claimed; technical and conforming changes made.

Chairman Lesch moved HF87 before the committee for discussion.

Representative Winkler presented his bill.

Testying for bill:
Kevin Dunlevy, Attorney, Beisel & Dunlevy, P.A.

Representative Winkler moved that HF87 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF40 (Hilstrom) Guardian and conservator appointment provisions modified, background study fee increased, and guardian and conservator annual report content modified.

Chairman Lesch moved HF 40 before the committee for discussion.

Representative Hilstrom presented her bill.

Testifying for bill:
David Voigt, Deputy Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office.

Represenative Hilstrom recommended that HF40 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 AM.




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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF19 (Hortman) - Agency designations allowed in certain civil law situations, form language provided, clarifying changes made, and Tax Court appeals filing requirements clarified.
  • HF87 (Winkler) - Mortgage lien affidavit of survivorship and release or partial release provided, registered land interest claimed, and technical and conforming changes made.
  • HF40 (Hilstrom) - Guardian and conservator appointment provisions modified, background study fee increased, and annual report content modified.
  • HF20 (Freiberg) - Personal contact information classified except where disclosure is specifically authorized by law.
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