STATE OF MINNESOTA 14TH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON CIVIL LAW
Chair, Representative John Lesch
Representative Lesch, Chair of Committee on Civil Law, called the meeting to order at 8:15AM, March 12, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Allen, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Chair Lesch moved March 12, 2013 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF1054 (Clark) Marriage between two persons provided, and exemptions based in religious association provided for.
Representative Simon moved HF1054 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.
Representative Simon moved an oral amendment to HF1054 as follow:
Page 3, Sec. 5, line 3.26, delete "517.08" and add "517.04". THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Lesch moved to amend HF1054 (see attachment H1054A1
). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Gus Booth, Pastor
Paul Melchert, Physician, American Academy of Pediatrician.
Teresa Colletl, Professor, St. Thomas University
Randi & Phil Reitan, Eden Prairie, MN
Jacob Reitan, Minneapolis, MN
Grace Evans, Fridley, MN
Karen E. Wills, Neuropsychologist, MN Psychological Associaiton
Jason Adkins, Executive Director, MN Catholic Conference
Kate Wulf, St. Paul, MN
Eryn Sorensen, Northwestern College student
Marilyn C. Nelson, Chairman, Carlson
Doug Mainwaring, Co-founder, National Capital Tea Party Patriots
Laura Nelson Olmstead, Roseville, MN
Lindsey Workentin, Coon Rapids, Mn
Mitch Azarion, SEIU member
Michael Frey, Waconia, MN
Erik Strand, Pastor, Edina, MN
CeAnne Becker & Laura Kaczmarek, Eden Prairie, MN
Rev. Douglas M. Donley, Mounds View, Mn
Russ Stanton, St. Paul, MN
Tatyana Benson, AFSCME, St. Paul, MN
David Wheeler, Minneapolis, MN
Jim Lawser & Duane Banser, Minneapolis, MN
John Greene, Minneapolis, MN
David Patton, St. Paul, MN
Chip Martin & Bill Chaffee, St. Could, MN
Robert Oscar Lopez, Northridge, CA
Pastor Chadwick, Mtka, MN
Lynne Osterman, New Hope, MN
Tom Horner, Edina, MN
Grace Fink, Edina, MN
Pauline Nixon, St. Paul, MN
Annie Kopocek, Blaine, MN
Michael Bayly, Executive Coordinator, Catholics for Marriage Equality MN
Brett Stevens, Minneapolis, MN
Kirk Dimont, St. Paul, MN
Neal Thao, St. Paul, MN
Don Portwood, Minneapolis, MN
August Berkshire, Minnesota Atheists
Simon Radecki, St. Anthony, MN
Bob Minton, Chair, former Priests for Marriage Equality.
Richard Painter, U of M Law School, Republicans United for Freedom
Kirsten Lindbloom, Austin, MN
Dalf Carpenter, Professor, Minneapolis, MN
At 9:50 AM, Chair Lesch called hearing into recess.
At 6:08 PM, Chair Lesch resumed hearing.
Representative Scott requested for roll call on HF1054.
Chair Lesch renewed Representative Simon's motion that HF1054 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 PM.
Representative John Lesch, Chair
Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant