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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FIFTY FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 16, 2020

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


JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES


Representative John Lesch, Chair of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division, called the virtual committee meeting to order at 9:47 A.M. on Thursday, April 16, 2020 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

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
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.

Representative Moller moved to approve the minutes from April 8, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3706 (Vang): A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying industrial hemp provisions; providing definitions; classifying industrial hemp data;

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3706 be recommended to be re-referred to the Government Operations Committee.

Representative Vang presented HF 3706 to the committee.


Testifier:
Whitney Place, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 3706 be recommended to be re-referred to the Government Operations Committee. A roll call vote was taken. The results were as follows:

Ayes:
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
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Absent:
HASSAN, Hodan

There being 17 ayes, 0 nays and 1 absent THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1246 (Morrison): Prescription drug price transparency: in our committee due amendment to the data provision

Chair Lesch moved that HF 1246 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Morrison presented HF 1246 to the committee.

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 1246 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee. A roll call vote was taken. The results were as follows:

Ayes:
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
XIONG, Jay

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

Absent:
HASSAN, Hodan
NOOR, Mohamud

There being 9 ayes, 7 nays and 2 absent THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4058 (Persell): Environment; priority qualified facility provisions modified, property interest acquisition authority modified

Chair Lesch moved that HF 4058 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Persell presented HF 4058 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Kirk Koudelka, MPCA, Assistant Commissioner

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 4058 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call vote was taken. The results were as follows:

Ayes:
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy
ALBIRGHT, Tony
BAHR, Cal
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Absent:
HASSAN, Hodan
NOOR, Mohamud

There being 16 ayes, 0 nays and 2 absent, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:21 AM.



Representative John Lesch, Chair


Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant








More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1246 (Morrison) - Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, drug manufacturers required to submit drug price information to the commissioner of health, civil penalties provided, and report required.
  • HF3706 (Vang) - Industrial hemp provisions modified, definitions provided, and industrial hemp data classified.
  • HF4058 (Persell) - Environment; priority qualified facility provisions modified, and property interest acquisition authority modified.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda:.
07:10 - HF3706 (Vang) Industrial hemp provisions modified, definitions provided, and industrial hemp data classified.
40:58 - HF1246 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, drug manufacturers required to submit drug price information to the commissioner of health, civil penalties provided, and report required.
1:16:11 - HF4058 (Persell) Environment; priority qualified facility provisions modified, property interest acquisition authority modified, and rulemaking required to modify superfund site scoring system.

Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.


This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Approval of Minutes from April 8, 2020
IV. Bills to be heard
a). HF 3706 (Vang): modifying industrial hemp provisions...classifying industrial hemp data [this bill is being heard in the Judiciary and Civil law committee due to its data provisions and discussion of the bill will be limited to those provisions: Section 1 Subd. 4a & Sec. 10 Subd 4]
b). HF 1246 (Morrison): Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act [Please note, this bill was fully vetted during the 2019 legislative session and was re-referred to the committee because an amendment modified the data provision in Section 1 subd. 6. Committee discussion will be limited to this provision.]
c). HF 4058 (Persell): Environment; priority qualified facility provisions modified, property interest acquisition authority modified...
V). Adjournment

*Bills may be added and taken in any order*

*Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.*

*If you are interested in testifying, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant at least one hour prior to the meeting to get instructions:

CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn
CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn

This committee hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1. Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2. Facebook live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3. YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.