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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

TENTH MEETING - Civil Law

February 26, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 8:20 AM February 26, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room 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
Paymar
Pugh
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Chair Lesch moved February 20, 2013 minutes. The motion prevailed. The minutes were approved.

HF 161 (Cornish) Homicide victim specified personal property protection inventory and emergency order authorized to preserve rights of decedent's heirs and beneficiaries; notice of rights and procedures added to crime victim's chapter.

Chairman Lesch moved amendment H0161A1 to HF 161. The motion was adopted.

Testifiers:
Leslie Nibbe Johnson

Representative moved HF 161 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 291 (Simon) Assisted reproduction provisions related to determinations of paternity and maternity modified.

Chair Lesch moved amendment H0291A1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Testifiers:
Steven Snyder, Attorney
Thomas Prichard, President of MN Family Council
Sarah Bearich,
Tanya Bruchette
Gregory Troyiam, Attorney

Representative Simon moved HF 291 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 252 (Allen) Child placement proceedings modified.

Representative Allen moved amendment H0252DE1. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Allen presented her bill.

Testifiers:
Sara Van Norman, Attorney
Janna Rider, Attorney
Mark Fiddler, American Academy of Adoption Attorney

Chairman Lesch moved to lay over HF 252 until 8:15 AM, February 27, 2013.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:48 AM.




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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

***More bills may be added to the agenda. To testify, please contact Committee Administrator Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn or 651-296-5360.

Bills Added:
  • HF291 (Simon) - Paternity and maternity determination; assisted reproduction provisions modified.
  • HF161 (Cornish) - Homicide victim specified personal property protection inventory and emergency order authorized to preserve rights of decedent's heirs and beneficiaries; and notice of rights and procedures added to crime victims' chapter.
  • HF252 (Allen) - Indian child placement proceedings modified.
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