STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION COMMITTEE
Representative Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:45am on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LESCH, John, Chair
Representative Lesch began the meeting at 9:45 A.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Bahr moved the minutes from February 14, 2019 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Public Defenders began the budget request presentation.
Kevin Kajer, Chief Administrator
Brian Aldes, Teasters Local 320 Secretary Treasurer and Business Manager
Jessen Alexander, Assistant Public Defender in the 9th judicial district
HF 400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.
Representative Liebling motioned for HF 400 to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
Representative Noor moved the HF 400 A19 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Olson presented HF 400 to the committee.
Dave Renner, Minnesota Medical Association
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice
Cody Wiberg, Board of Pharmacy
Dave Baker, State Representative
Representative Liebling renewed her motion that HF 400 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 400, as amended, was recommended to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:03am.
Representative John Lesch, Chair
Latisha Townsend, Committee Legislative Assistant