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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FORTY FOURTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 03, 2020

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



JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division, called the meeting to order at 9:47 AM on Tuesday, March 3, 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
BAHR, Cal
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Members Excused:
HASSAN, Hodan
O’NEILL, Marion

A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved to approve the minutes from February 27, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3274 (Carlson): A bill for an act relating to real property; amending the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act; creating a court approval process for proposed amendments to governing documents of a common interest community.

Representative Carlson moved that HF 3274 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Carlson presented HF 3274 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Patsy Fisk, Old Shakopee Park North Homeowners’ Association
Patrick Hynes, Messerli & Kramer, Community Associations Institute

Representative Carlson moved that HF 3274 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2898 (Edelson): A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying provisions governing civil commitment; establishing engagement services pilot project; appropriating money.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 2898 be recommended to be re-referred to the HHS Finance Committee.

Representative Noor moved to adopt the A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Edelson presented HF 2898 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota
John Kirwin, Hennepin County Attorney
Darcie Rossborough

Chair Lesch moved that HF 2898, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the HHS Finance Committee.

HF 3391 (Moller): Modifying and modernizing certain provisions governing guardianship and conservatorship.

Representative Moller moved that HF 3391 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Moller moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Moller presented HF 3391 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Mary and Jean Hauff
Robert McLeod, Best and Flanigan LLP
Sean Burke, MN Elder Justice Minnesota

Moller moved that HF 3391, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Lesch introduced Committee Pages.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:55 AM.




Representative John Lesch, Chair


Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2898 (Edelson) - Civil commitment governing provisions modified, and engagement services pilot project established.
  • HF3391 (Mariani) - Guardianship and conservatorship provisions modernized and modified.
  • HF3274 (Carlson) - Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process created for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:37 - HF3274 (Carlson, A.) Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents created [This bill was noticed for hearing on 2/27/20, but the division ran out of time].
10:37 - HF2898 (Edelson) Civil commitment governing provisions modified, and engagement services pilot project established [This bill has already received 2 hearings: one in Health and Human Services Policy and one in Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy; we will limit our review of the bill and committee discussion to the relevant provisions of the bill that deal with the judiciary and court process, which includes the following sections: 21; 23; 29; 30; 38-40; 42; 48; 50; 51; 54; 61-62; 66; 78 and 122].
27:27 - HF3391 (Moller) Guardianship and conservatorship provisions modernized and modified.
Runs 1 hour, 8 minutes.


o HF 3274 (Carlson): Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents created [**this bill was noticed for hearing on 2/27/20, but committee ran out of time**]
o HF 2898 (Edelson) A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying provisions governing civil commitment; establishing engagement services pilot project; appropriating money; ... [please note: this bill has already received 2 hearings: one in HHS Policy and one in Public Safety. We will limit our review of the bill and committee discussion to the relevant provisions of the bill that deal with the Judiciary and court process, which includes the following Sections: 21; 23; 29; 30; 34; 38-40; 42; 48; 50; 51; 54; 61-62; 64; 66; 73-75; 78; 82-85; 89-90; 99-100]
o HF 3391(Moller) modifying and modernizing certain provisions governing guardianship and conservatorship

*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