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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FORTY THIRD MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 27, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY THIRD 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 9:49 AM on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members Excused:
MOLLER, Kelly
HASSAN, Hodan

A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved to adopt the minutes from February 25, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 998 (Ecklund): Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 998 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.



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

Representative Ecklund presented HF 998 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Peter Orput, Washington County Attorney
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Evan Tsai
Jeff Johnson
Tommy Johnson

Rep. Considine requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES
LESCH, John
SCOTT, Peggy
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHR, Cal
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
NOOR, Mohamud
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

NAYS

ABSENT
MOLLER, Kelly
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
O’NEILL, Marion

There being 12 ayes and 0 nays, the motion prevailed.

HF 998, as amended, was recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

HF 3749 (Edelson): Reproductive health service and facilities access interference prohibited, and criminal penalties established.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3749 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Chair Lesch moved to adopt the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Edelson presented HF 3749 to the committee.

Testifiers in Support:
Maggie Meyer, Executive Director, NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota
Hayley Broich, NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota
Jessika Ralph, Whole Women’s Health

Testifiers in Opposition
Sandra Ramirez
Ann Redding
Brian Walker, Pro-Life Action Ministries

Representative Albright moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Albright withdrew the A1 amendment.

Representative Lucero requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows.

AYE
LESCH, John
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

NAY
SCOTT, Peggy
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHR, Cal
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin

Absent
MOLLER, Kelly
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly

There being 8 ayes and 7 nays, the motion prevailed.

HF 3749, as amended, was recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Meeting adjourned at 11: 23 AM




Representative John Lesch, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3274 (Carlson) - Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process created for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents.
  • HF998 (Ecklund) - Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.
  • HF3749 (Edelson) - Reproductive health service and facility access interference prohibited, and criminal penalties established.

o HF 998 (ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.
o **HF 3749 (Edelson) Reproductive health service and facilities access interference prohibited, and criminal penalties established
o HF 3274 (Carlson): Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents created


*Bills may be added to, or removed from, the agenda. Bills may be taken in any order.
**HF 3749 (Edelson) is a duplicate of HF 3041(Edelson)**

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