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2013-2014 Regular Session

13TH MEETING - Civil Law

March 06, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA 13TH 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 March 6, 2013 in 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
Paymar
Pugh
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Chair Lesch moved March 5, 2013 minutes. The motion prevailed. The minutes were approved.

Chair Lesch moved adoption of Data Practices Subcommittee bills. The motion prevailed.

HF 501 (Hilstrom) Medical examiners and coroners permitted to use license and identification card photographs.

Representative Simon moved to adopt subcommittee report on HF501. The motion prevailed. The report was adopted.

Representative Hilstrom presented her bill.

Chair Lesch moved HF501 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

HF 604 (Myhra) Personnel data disclosure provisions modified.

Representative Simon moved adoption of subcommittee report on HF604. The motion prevailed. The report was adopted.

Representative Simon presented HF 604.

Chair Lesch moved HF 604 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Education Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 621 (Winkler) Private data specified on individuals with disabilities as private data.

Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 621. The motion prevailed. The report is adopted.

Representative Winkler presented his bill.

Chair Lesch moved HF 621 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

HF 798 (Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager and general contractor data classified.

Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 798. The motion prevailed. The amendment was adopted.

Representative Simon presented HF 798.

Chair Lesch moved HF 798 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 828 (Lesch) Secure communications network access authorized, minimum standards provided, and network use clarified.

Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 828. The motion prevailed. The report was adopted.

Representative Lesch presented his bill.

Testifier on HF 828: Ms. Angler, BCA.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 828 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety. The motion prevailed.

HF 589 (Kahn) Genetic information provisions changed.

Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 589. The motion prevailed. The report was adopted.

Representative Simon presented HF 589.

Chair Lesch moved HF 589 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

HF 804 (Scott) Department of Corrections allowed to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning.
Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 804. The motion prevailed. The report is adopted.

Representative Scott presented HF 804.

Chair Lesch moved HF 804 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety. The motion prevailed.

HF 782 (Norton) Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee expiration extended, and early hearing detection and intervention program data classified.

Representative Simon moved adoption of the subcommittee report on HF 782. The motion prevailed. The report was adopted.

Representative Norton presented HF 782.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 604 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register. The motion prevailed.

HF 838 (Schoen) Court services, detention, and correction data access provided for domestic fatality review teams.

Representative Schoen presented HF 838.

Testifier for HF 838: Randy Macalister, Cottage Grove Police Department

Representative Scott moved an oral amendment to be incorporated into HF 838 as follow:
Page 1, line 1.17, delete "court services data under section 13.84"
The motion did not prevail. The oral amendment was not adopted.

Chair Lesch renewed his motion that HF 838 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 704 (Hilstrom) Family Reunification Act of 2013 created.

Representative Hilstrom moved HF 704 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Representative Hilstrom presented HF 704.

Testifiers for HF 704: John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Ron Elwood, Legal Aid

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 740 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. The motion prevailed.

HF 681 (Simon) Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed.

Representative Simon moved HF 681 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Representative Simon presented HF 681.

Testifiers for HF 681 (Pro):
Jim Keenan, Burnsville, MN
Tom Holm, St. Paul, MN

Testifiers for HF 681 (Con):
Dan Connolly, Faegre Baker Daniels
Tom Grundhoefer, League of MN Cities
Karen Bockelman, Minnesota Religious Council
Valerie Dosland, MN Child Care Association
Grace Kelliher, MN School Boards Association
Bob McCollum, MN Defense Lawyers Association

Representative Simon moved that HF 681 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. The motion prevailed.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM


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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

***Note***No Additional Testimony Will Be Taken on the Subcommittee Reports. Subcommittee Reports from the Data Practices Subcommittee: HF501 (Hilstrom) Medical examiners and coroners permitted to use license and identification card photographs. HF604 (Myhra) Personnel data disclosure provisions modified. HF621 (Winkler) Private data specified on individuals with disabilities as private data. HF798 (Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager. HF828 (Lesch) Secure communications network access authorized, minimum standards provided, and network use. HF589 (Kahn) Genetic information provisions changed. HF804 (Scott) Department of Corrections allowed to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning. HF782 (Norton) Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee expiration extended, and early hearing detection and intervention program data classified. Additional Bills on the Agenda: HF838 (Schoen) Court services, detention, and corrections data access provided for domestic fatality review teams. HF704 (Hilstrom) Family Reunification Act of 2013 created. HF681 (Simon) Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed. - 15 minutes will be given for proponent testimony and 15 minutes will be given for opposition testimony. Bill(s) Removed: HF827 (Lenczewski) Property tax administration data practice provisions technical and clarifying changes made. HF584 (Hortman) Data collected from or provided by applicants, users, and customers of transit services in the metropolitan area classified. If you wish to testify on HF838, HF704 or HF681, please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn.

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07:21 - Gavel. • Subcommittee reports from the Data Practices Subcommittee:. 08:19 - HF501 (Hilstrom) Medical examiners and coroners permitted to use license and identification card photographs. 10:14 - HF604 (Myhra) Personnel data disclosure provisions modified. 12:18 - HF621 (Winkler) Private data specified on individuals with disabilities as private data. 12:57 - HF798 (Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager. 15:01 - HF828 (Lesch) Secure communications network access authorized, minimum standards provided, and network use. 16:33 - HF589 (Kahn) Genetic information provisions changed. 18:11 - HF804 (Scott) Department of Corrections allowed to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning. 19:13- HF782 (Norton) Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee expiration extended, and early hearing detection and intervention program data classified. • Additional bills:. 21:39 - HF838 (Schoen) Court services, detention, and corrections data access provided for domestic fatality review teams. 50:35 - HF704 (Hilstrom) Family Reunification Act of 2013 created. 1:06:16 - HF681 (Simon) Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed. Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.