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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

28TH MEETING - Civil Law

March 11, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA 28TH 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 on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in the Basement Hearing Room 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

Representative Rosenthal moved to approve minutes from March 10, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF2668 (Hilstrom) Petitioners in errors and omissions petitions shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, requirement that court seal be a raised seal eliminated, requirements for notarial act on pleadings and affidavits filed with the court in all cases removed, court documents provided to be signed under penalty of perjury, alternative service in probate matters permitted, applicants in structured settlement transfer action required to provide the court with information, request for a hearing in response to a temporary restraining order provided to be made within 20 days after the temporary restraining order is served, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.

Representative Hilstrom moved to re-refer HF2668 to the General Register.

Representative Hilstrom presented HF2668.

Testifying on HF2668:
Judge Peter Cahill, Hennepin County District court
Kevin Riach, Attorney

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion to re-refer HF2668 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2090 (Hortman) A bill for an act relation to civil actions; prohibiting certain indemnification agreements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

Representative Hortman moved to re-refer HF2090 be re-refer to the General Register.

Representative Hortman moved to amend HF2090 (See attached A14-0831. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hortman presented HF2090.

Testifying on HF2090:
Dan Larson, Engineer
Kimberly South, Professional Liability Insurance Broker
Mark Bloomquist, Attorney, American Council of Engineering Companies

Representative Hortman renewed her motion to re-refer HF2090, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2188 (Hortman) Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.

Representative Hortman presented HF2188.

Testifying on HF2188:
Kevin Dunlevy, Attorney

Representative Hortman renewed her motion to re-refer HF2188 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2190 (Rosenthal) Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.

Representative Rosenthal moved HF2190 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Rosenthal presented HF2190.

Testifying on HF2190:
Jon Nygren, Attorney

Representative Rosenthal renewed his motion HF2190 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2545 (Liebling) Health definitions modified and added, pharmacist participation in immunization requirements changed, Board of Pharmacy powers and duties changed, Board of Pharmacy licensing requirements for businesses regulation changed, compounding requirements clarified, educational institutions allowed to purchase legend drugs in limited circumstances, entities allowed to handle drugs in preparation for emergency use, requirement clarified that drug manufacturers report payments to the Board of Pharmacy, and substances added to the schedules for controlled substances.

Representative Liebling moved that HF2545 be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Representative Liebling presented HF2545.

Testifying on HF2545:
Cody Wiberg, Executive Director of the Board of Pharmacy

Representative Liebling moved an oral amendment to HF2545 as follows:

Remove Sec. 7 by striking lines 26.8 to 26.11. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Yarusso moved an oral amendment to HF2545 as follows:
Line 49.4, strike “Butul” and insert “Butyl”.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Liebling renewed her motion to move HF2545 be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 AM.



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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Note that the correct amendment to HF2090 is now posted. This amendment came in after the 24-hour deadline and the rule must be waived before the amendment is considered.

Bills Added:
  • HF2668 (Hilstrom) - Courts and elections; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
  • HF2188 (Hortman) - Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.
  • HF2190 (Rosenthal) - Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.
  • HF2090 (Hortman) - Indemnification agreements in design professional services contracts prohibited.
  • HF2545 (Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
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