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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

24TH MEETING - Civil Law

February 28, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA 24TH 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 10:23 AM, Friday, February 28, 2014 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Lesch, Chair
Allen, Vice Chair
Anderson, M.
Holberg
Hortman
Johnson, B.
Liebling
Newberger
Paymar
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:
Pugh
Hilstrom
Rosenthal
Simon
Scott
Howe

A quorum was present

HF2522 (Lesch) A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing certain mayors to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 517.04.

Chairman Lesch moved HF2522 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Lesch presented HF2522.

Proponent for HF2522:
Sara Grewing, St. Paul City Attorney

Representative Lesch renewed his motion HF2522 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2521 (Lesch) A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing notaries to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 359.04; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 517.04.
Representative Lesch moved HF2521 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Lesch presented HF2521.

Representative Lesch renewed his motion to move HF2521 to be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2582 (Lesch) Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation act; public benefit corporations organization and operation provided.

Representative Lesch presented HF2582.

Proponents on HF2582:
Jeff Ochs, Entrepreneur
Kim Lowe, MSBA

HF2213 (Hortman) Small servicer definition amended, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified.

Representative Hortman moved HF2213 be re-referred to the Judiciary Committee.

Representative Hortman presented HF2213.

Proponents on HF2213:
Ron Elwood, Legal Aid
Barb Gilmore, Minnesota Land Title Association

Representative Hortman renewed her motion that HF2213 be re-referred to the Judiciary Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM.




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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HFXXXX (Lesch) Providing for the organization and operation of public benefit corporations HF2521 (Lesch) Authorizing notaries as marriage officiants HF2522 (Lesch) Authorizing mayors as marriage officiants HF2213 (Hortman) Small servicer definition amended, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified

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