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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FORTY FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 20, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION


JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division, called the meeting to order at 10:01 AM on Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy
ALBRIGHT, Tony
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Members Excused:
BAHR, Cal
MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved to approve the minutes from Feb 19, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2001 (Cantrell): Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured.

Representative Cantrell moved that HF 2001 be recommended to be re-referred to Ways & Means.

Chair Lesch moved to adopt the A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cantrell renewed the motion that HF 2001 be recommended, as amended, to be re-referred to the Ways & Means committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1511 (Hassan): A bill for an act relating to housing; expanding eligibility for discretionary and mandatory expungements for eviction case court files; limiting public access to pending eviction case court actions.

Representative Hassan moved that HF 1511 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILD.

HF 1521 (Scott): A bill for an act relating to family law; requiring the court to provide certain notices; modifying requirements for parent education program.

Representative Scott moved that HF 1521 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1821 (Lucero): Student data privacy act created, and penalties provided.

Representative Lucero moved that HF 1821 to be recommended to be re-referred to the Education Policy committee.

Representative Lucero moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero moved to adopt the A20-0622 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero presented HF 1821 to the committee.

Testifiers in Support:
Julia Decker, Policy Director, ACLU-MN
Linda Bell

Testifiers in Opposition:
Tracy Brovold, Director of Education Technology, Mankato Area Public Schools
Tony Kwilas, ComTIA
Dr. Bill Hudson, Minnesota Association of Independent Schools
Shep Harris, MN Independent School Forum

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 1821 be recommended, as amended, to be re-referred to the Education Policy Committee.

HF 2232 (Lucero) A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring public postsecondary institutions to keep certain student information private.

Representative Lucero moved that HF 2232 be recommended to be re-referred to the Higher Education Policy Committee.

Representative Lucero moved to adopt the A20-0623 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero moved to adopt the A20-0616 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero presented HF 2232 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Austin Kraft, University of Minnesota Student
Apostolos Kotsolis, University of Minnesota Student
Sam Parmekar, University of Minnesota Student
Meredith Fergus

Representative Lucero moved that HF 103, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:25 AM.





Representative John Lesch, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant






More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1821 (Lucero) - Student Data Privacy Act created, and penalties provided.
  • HF2232 (Lucero) - Public postsecondary institutions required to keep student information private, and consent required before collecting student location data.
  • HF1511 (Hassan) - Eviction case court files discretionary and mandatory expungements eligibility expanded, and pending eviction case court actions public access limited.
  • HF1521 (Scott) - Court required to provide notices on parent education programs, and requirements for parent education programs modified.
  • HF2001 (Cantrell) - Workforce certificates of compliance ensured to apply equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors.
  • HF103 (Lucero) - Digital picture and recording misrepresentation crime provided.

***Committee will begin at approximately 10 am (or call of the Chair***
o HF 2232 (Lucero): A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring public postsecondary institutions to keep certain student information private; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.32, subdivision 5
o HF 1821 (Lucero): student data privacy act created, and penalties provided
o HF 103 (Lucero): Digital picture and recording misrepresentation crime provided.


**Rule 4.20 Bills: The committee will not take public testimony on the bills listed below, as they were fully debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session. The committee will be making procedural votes to move the bills out of committee and/or back to the General Register**
 HF 2001 (Cantrell): Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured
 HF 1511 (Hassan): A bill for an act relating to housing; expanding eligibility for discretionary and mandatory expungements for eviction case court files; limiting public access to pending eviction case court actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 484.014, subdivisions 2, 3; 504B.321, by adding a subdivision
 HF 1521 (Scott): A bill for an act relating to family law; requiring the court to provide certain notices; modifying requirements for parent education program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 518.157, subdivisions 1, 3


*Bills may be added to, or removed from, the agenda. Bills may be taken in any order.

**If you have questions, or wish to testify on an agenda item, please contact Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn