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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

15TH MEETING - Civil Law

March 13, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA 15TH 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 March 13, 2013 in Room 200 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.

HF892 (Melin) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.

Chair Hilstrom moved HF892 be recommended to passed and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.

Representative Melin presented HF892.

Testifying on HF892 Judge Harriet Lansing.

Chair Hilstrom renewed the motion to move HF892 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF844 (Nelson) Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council created.

Chair Hilstrom moved HF844 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries.

Representative Nelson presented HF844.
Proponent testifying on HF844:
Ziggy Norberg, Mounds View, MN
David Zaffrann, Public Policy Specialist, SEIU Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN

Opponent testifying on HF844:
Cara Benson, Accra Care, Shakopee, MN
Lisa Kampfer, CEO of Consumer Directions Inc., St. Joseph, MN

Representative Scott requested for roll call on HF844.
Ayes:
Representative Allen
Representative Hilstrom
Representative Hortman
Representative Liebling
Representative Paymar
Representative Simon
Representative Winkler
Representative Yarusso
Nays:
Representative Anderson
Representative Holberg
Representative Howe
Representative Johnson
Representative Newberger
Representative Pugh
Representative Rosenthal
Representative Scott
Absent:
Chair Lesch
THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Rosenthal motioned to reconsider his vote for HF844.

Representatives Holberg and Scott requested roll call for Representative Rosenthal's reconsideration.
Ayes:
Representative Allen
Representative Hilstrom
Representative Hortman
Representative Paymar
Representative Rosenthal
Representative Simon
Representative Winkler
Representative Yarusso
Nays:
Representative Anderson
Representative Holberg
Representative Howe
Representative Johnson
Representative Newberger
Representative Pugh
Representative Scott
Absent:
Chair Lesch
THE MOTION TO RECONSIDER PREVAILED.

Representatives Holberg and Scott requested roll call for new motion to HF844.
Ayes:
Representative Allen
Representative Hilstrom
Representative Hortman
Representative Liebling
Representative Paymar
Representative Rosenthal
Representative Simon
Representative Winkler
Representative Yarusso
Nays:
Representative Anderson
Representative Holberg
Representative Howe
Representative Johnson
Representative Newberger
Representative Pugh
Representative Scott

Chair Hilstrom motioned HF844 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1175 (Wagenious) Minnesota agricultural water quality program established and rulemaking authorized.

Chair Hilstrom moved HF1175 be recommended to pass and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Representative Wagenious presented HF1175.

Proponents testifying for HF1175:
Doug Spanier, Counsel, MN Dept. of Agriculture
Matt Wohlman, Assistant Commissioner, MN Dept. of Agriculture

Representative Newberger requested for roll call on HF1175.
Ayes:
Representative Allen
Representative Hilstrom
Representative Hortman
Representative Paymar
Representative Rosenthal
Representative Simon
Representative Winkler
Representative Yarusso
Nays:
Representative Anderson
Representative Holberg
Representative Johnson
Representative Newberger
Representative Pugh
Absent:
Chair Lesch
Representative Howe
Representative Liebling
Representative Scott

Chair Hilstrom moved HF1175 be recommended to pass and referred to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF824 (Hortman) Minnesota Health Records Act provisions modified.

Representative Hortman presented HF824.

Proponents testifying for HF824:
Dr. Kathryn Kemit, MN Council of Health Plans
Dr. Ryan Ilse, MHS

Chair Hilstrom laid over HF824.

At 9:50 AM, Chair Hilstrom recessed hearing.

At 8:00 PM, Chair Lesch reconvened hearing.

HF909 (Davnie) Marriage dissolution and legal separation proceeding education requirements provided.

Chair Lesch moved HF909 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.

Representative Davnie presented HF909.

Proponents testifying for HF909:
Linda Wray, Attorney, Edina, MN
Tom Prichard, President, MFC, Minneapolis, MN

Chair Lesch renewed his motion that HF909 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.




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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF824 (Hortman) Minnesota Health Records Act provisions modified. HF844 (Nelson) Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council created. HF1175 (Wagenius) Minnesota agricultural water quality program established and rulemaking authorized. HF892 (Melin) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated. HF909 (Davnie) Marriage dissolution and legal separation proceeding education requirements provided. Note: More bills may be added to the agenda. If you wish to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn

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