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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

FIFTY THIRD MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - May 04, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY THIRD 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 8:00 A.M. on Monday, May 4, 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 29, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4137 (Pinto): intent required for repeated harassing conduct

Representative Moller moved that HF 4137 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Moller moved to adopt the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Moller moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Pinto presented HF 4137 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Liz Richards, Executive Director, Violence Free MN
Rob Doar, MN Gun Owners Caucus

Representative Moller moved that HF 4137, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call vote was taken, and the results were as follows:

Ayes:
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
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Absent:
MARIANI, Carlos

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

HF 2475 (Schultz): financial protection of vulnerable adult

Chair Lesch moved that HF 2475 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Schultz presented HF 2475 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Tess Rice, Minnesota Bankers Association, General Counsel
Marty Fleischhacker, Senior Fraud Ombudsman – available for questions only
Megan Verdeja, Dept. of Commerce – available for questions only
Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 2475 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call vote was taken, and the results were as follows:

Ayes:
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

There being 18 ayes and 0 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3837 (Hornstein): crimes motivated by bias

Representative Hassan moved that HF 3837 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Testifiers:
Ethan Roberts, Director of Government Affairs, Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas
Kelly McCarthy, Chief, Mendota Heights Police Department
Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner of Human Rights
Keith Ellison, Attorney General
Bo Thao-Urabe, Executive Director, Coalition of Asian American Leaders
Erik Misselt, Interim Executive Director, MN POST Board – available for questions only

Representative Hornstein presented HF 3837 to the committee.

Chair Lesch moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 3837, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee. A roll call vote was taken, and the results were as follows:

Ayes:
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
CANTRELL, Hunter
CONSIDINE, Jack
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

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

Abstain:
ALBRIGHT, Tony

There being 11 ayes, 6 nays and 1 abstain, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:31 A.M.





Representative John Lesch, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3837 (Hornstein) - Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded; property damage crime motivated by bias amended; Peace Officer Standards and Training Board bias required to update training in recognizing, responding to, and reporting crimes of bias; law enforcement agencies adoption of standard policies regarding crimes motivated by bias required; and money appropriated.
  • HF4137 (Pinto) - Intent required for repeated harassing conduct crime.
  • HF2475 (Schultz) - Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
05:42 - HF4137 (Pinto) Intent required for repeated harassing conduct crime.
17:58 - HF2475 (Schultz) Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.
31:05 - HF3837 (Hornstein) Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded, property damage crime motivated by bias amended, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board bias training required, law enforcement agencies adoption of standard policies regarding crimes motivated by bias required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 31 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

a). HF 3837 (Hornstein): Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded, property damage crime motivated by bias amended, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board bias training required, law enforcement agencies adoption of standard policies regarding
b). HF 4137 (Pinto): intent required for repeated harassing conduct
c). HF 2475 (Schultz): Vulnerable adult financial exploitation protection provisions modified.

*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 providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing (5/3/20) 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

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803

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.