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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FORTY FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 04, 2020

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


JUDICIARY 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 Wednesday, March 4, 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
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
NOOR, Mohamud
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Members Excused:
MARIANI, Carlos
O’NEILL, Marion

A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved to approve the minutes from March 3, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3103 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

HF 3103 (Moran): Minnesota Human Rights Act race definition added.

Representative Moran presented HF 3103 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Commissioner Lucero, Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Steve Belton
Jasmine Carey
Iola Krostrzewski

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3103 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3127 (Moran): Child welfare; modifying requirements for court-appointed counsel in child protection cases.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3127 be recommended to be referred to the Government Operations Committee.

Chair Lesch moved to adopt the DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Moran presented HF 3127 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Joanna Wollman
Larene Wade

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3127, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Government Operations Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:20 AM.




Representative John Lesch, Chair


Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3127 (Moran) - Parent Representation in Child Protection Proceedings Task Force created.
  • HF3103 (Moran) - Minnesota Human Rights Act race definition added.
  • HF3181 (Claflin) - Nonwoven disposable product labeling provided.

o HF 3103 (Moran): Minnesota Human Rights Act race definition added.
o HF 3127 (Moran): A bill for an act relating to human services; child welfare; modifying requirements for court-appointed counsel in child protection cases; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 260C.163, subdivision 3
o HF 3181 (Claflin): Nonwoven disposable product labeling provided

*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