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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

19TH MEETING - Civil Law

March 21, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA 19TH 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 4:30 PM March 21, 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 minutes from March 20, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF276 (Dehn) Resolution; requesting Congress propose a constitutional amendment and if not, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not artificial entities, and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.

Representative Hortman moved HF 276 be recommend to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:33 PM.

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Representative John Lesch, Chair
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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF276 (Dehn) - Constitutional amendments; a resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and if not, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not artificial entities, and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.
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