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Minnesota Legislature
2013-2014 Regular Session

30TH MEETING - Civil Law

March 14, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA 30TH 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 10:09 AM, Friday, March 14, 2014 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.
Holberg
Hortman
Howe
Johnson, B.
Liebling
Newberger
Paymar
Pugh
Rosenthal
Simon
Winkler
Yarusso

Members excused:
Hilstrom

A quorum was present

HF1994 (Johnson, B.) Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat.

Representative Johnson B. moved HF1994 be re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Representative Johnson B. moved to amend HF1994 (See attached H1994A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Johnson B. presented HF1994.

Testifying on HF1994.
Jim Franklin, MN Sheriff’s Association

Representative renewed his motion that HF1994, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2288 (Atkins) Law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
Chair Lesch moved HF2288 be re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Chair Lesch moved to amend HF2288 (See attached H2288A4). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Atkins presented HF2288.

Testifying on HF2288:
Drew Evans, BCA
Jim Franklin, MN Sheriff’s Association

Chair Lesch renewed his motion that HF2288, as amended, be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2553 (Lesch) Law enforcement required to secure a search warrant to receive electronic device location information.

Chair Lesch moved to re-refer HF2553 to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Chair Lesch moved to amend HF2553 (See attached H2553A2). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Lesch moved an oral amendment to amendment H2553A2 as follow:
Strike line 1.19
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Lesch moved an amendment to amendment H2553A2 (See attached H2553A3). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Lesch renewed his motion to re-refer HF2553, as amended, to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2552 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated.

Chair Lesch moved HF2552 be re-referr to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Chair Lesch moved to amend HF2552.

Chair Lesch withdrew his motion to amend HF2552.

Chair Lesch presented HF2552.

Chair Lesch renewed his motion to re-referr HF2552 to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MTION PREVAILED.

HF859 (Simon) Landlords and tenants; victims of violence additional remedies created.

Representative Simon moved to re-refer HF859 to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Representative Simon presented HF859
Testifying on HF859:
Ron Elwood
Collin Sheehan

Representative Simon renewed his motion to re-refer HF859 to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2694 (Lillie) Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified

Representative Lesch moved HF2694 be re-refer to the General Register.

Testifying on HF2694:
Paul Eger, MN Realtors’s Association

Representative renewed his motion that HF2694 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee recessed at 12 PM.

The committee reconvened at 1:05 PM.

HF2568 (Sawatzky) Special education; paperwork burdens reduced by creating a unified online system for collecting and reporting required special education due process data and thereby increasing opportunities for special education educators to focus on teaching students.

Chair Lesch moved HF2568 be re-refer to the Committee on Education Finance.

Chair Lesch moved an oral amendment to HF2568 as follows:
Page 3, Line 3.20, Strike “MARRS” and insert “MARSS”.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Sawatzky presented HF2568.

Chair Lesch renewed his motion to move HF2568, as amended, to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2295 (Johnson, Clark) Domestic violence offenders GPS monitoring standards establishment by judicial districts authorized.

Chair Lesch moved HF2295 be re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Chair Lesch moved an amendment to HF2295 (See attached H2295A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Lesch moved an oral amendment to the amendment H2295A1 as follows:

After Line 1.5, add line 1.6 and insert:
Page 3, line 6, after “victim” insert “and defendant”

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF2295:
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Chair Lesch renewed his motion to move HF2295, as amended, to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Information hearing on HF2373 (Moran) Pay equity compliance certificates required as a condition for some state contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Moran presented her bill.

Testifying on HF2373:
Bonnie Watkins, Pay Equity Coalition of MN
Jill Larson, MN Business Partnership

HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.

Representative Holberg moved that HF2120 be re-refer to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Representative Holberg presented HF2120.

Testifying on HF2120:
Don Gimberling

Representative Holberg renewed her motion that HF2120 be re-refer to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2795 (Holberg) Driver’s license and motor vehicle registration data bulk transfer standards modified, and study required.

Representative Holberg moved to re-refer HF2795 to the Transportation Finance Committee.

Representative Holberg moved to amend HF2795 (See attached A14-0847). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg moved an oral amendment to HF2795 as follows:
Delete Section 3 Lines 2.25 to 3.16
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Holberg renewed her motion to move HF2795, as amended, to the Transportation Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at2:25 PM.




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Representative John Lesch, Chair



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Jay Xiong, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

The following bill will be heard on an informational basis after HF 2568 on the agenda. After it is re-referred to Civil Law next week, it will be formally acted upon: HF 2373 (Moran) Pay equity compliance certificates required as a condition for some state contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated

Bills Added:
  • HF2568 (Sawatzky) - Special education; paperwork burdens reduced by creating a unified online system for collecting and reporting required special education due process data and thereby increasing opportunities for special education educators to focus on teaching students.
  • HF2694 (Lillie) - Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified.
  • HF859 (Simon) - Landlords and tenants; victims of violence remedies established, and Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project established.
  • HF2295 (Johnson) - Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.
  • HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
  • HF2795 (Holberg) - Driver's license and motor vehicle registration data bulk transfer standards modified, and collection and deposit of fees provided for requests for data in bulk form.
  • HF2553 (Lesch) - Government required to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information.
  • HF2552 (Lesch) - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated.
  • HF1994 (Johnson) - Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat.
  • HF2288 (Atkins) - Law enforcement required to secure a court order in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
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06:10 - Gavel. 07:07 - HF1994 (Johnson, B.) Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat. 21:04 - HF2288 (Atkins) Law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive cell phone tracking data. 39:07 - HF2553 (Lesch) Law enforcement required to secure a search warrant to receive electronic device location information. 1:06:00 - HF2552 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated. 1:14:26 - HF859 (Simon) Landlords and tenants; victims of violence additional remedies created. 1:46:33 - HF2694 (Lillie) Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.