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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FORTY SIXTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 05, 2020

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FORTY SIXTH MEETING
STATE OF MINNESOTA 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 9:47 AM on Thursday, March 5, 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
O’NEILL, Marion

Members Excused:
HASSAN, Hodan
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Representative Considine moved to approve minutes from March 4, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3075 (Elkins): Classifying as private certain data on users of a shared mobility program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.72, by adding a subdivision.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3075 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Elkins presented HF 3075 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Matt Ehling, MNCOGI

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3075 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1424 (Stephenson): Establishing a student loan advocate; requiring licensure of student loan servicers; prohibiting certain practices in student loan servicing.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 1424 be recommended to be referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Cantrell moved to adopt the A10 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Stephenson presented HF 1424 to the committee.

Representative Noor offered the A11 Amendment.

Representative Noor moved to adopt the A11 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
JD Burton
Sasha Yunginger, Teacher, Minneapolis
Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney, Legal Services Advocacy Project
Adam Welle

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

AYES
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy
ALBRIGHT, Tony
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion

NAYS
BAHR, Cal

ABSENT
HASSAN, Hodan
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

There being 13 ayes, 1 nay and 3 absent, the motion prevailed.

HF 1424, as amended, was recommended to be referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Vice-Chair Moller assumed the gavel at 10:44 AM.

HF 3517 (Lesch): Tracking warrant unique identifier.

Representative Lesch moved that HF 3517 be placed on the General Register.

Representative Lesch presented HF 3517 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Police Chief Mike Mastin, Bemidji

Representative Lesch moved that HF 3517 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3659 (Lesch): A bill for an act relating to government data; modifying certain Safe at Home provisions.

Representative Lesch moved that HF 3659 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Lesch moved to adopt the A2 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch presented HF 3659 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Samm Banowitz, Director, Government Relations, MN Secretary of State Office
Amber Bougie, Hennepin County Chief Deputy Recorder

Chair Moller moved that HF 3659, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:05 AM.




Representative John Lesch, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1424 (Stephenson) - Student loan advocate established, licensure of student loan servicers required, certain practices prohibited in student loan servicing, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3075 (Elkins) - Shared mobility program user data classified as private.
  • HF3517 (Lesch) - Location tracking warrant scope expanded.
  • HF3659 (Lesch) - Safe at Home provisions modified.

o HF 3075 (Elkins): A bill for an act relating to government data practices; classifying as private certain data on users of a shared mobility program;
o HF 1424 (Stephenson) Student Loan advocate established bill...
o HF3517 (Lesch) tracking warrant unique identifier
o HF 3659 (Lesch): A bill for an act relating to government data; modifying certain Safe at Home provisions;

*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