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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

SECOND MEETING - FIRST SPECIAL SESSION 2020

2019-2020 Regular Session - June 16, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FIRST SPECIAL SESSION 2020



JUDICIARY FINANCE & 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 4:31 P.M. on Tuesday, June 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 June 15, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 80 (Gomez): Eminent domain limited use by local government authorized, and development moratorium in areas authorized.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 80 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means committee.

Representative Gomez presented HF 80 to the committee.

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

Testifier:
Lee McGrath, Institute for Justice

Chair Lesch moved that HF 80, 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
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

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

There being 11 ayes and 7 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 83 (Hassan): housing; providing assistance to residential and commercial tenants in areas of civil rest

Chair Lesch moved that HF 83 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means committee.

Representative Hassan presented HF 83 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Suad Hassan, community member
Aide Vazquez, community member
Eloy Bravo, community member
Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 83 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
CARLSON, Andrew
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

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

Absent:
SCOTT, Peggy
CONSIDINE, Jack

There being 10 ayes and 6 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 90 (Noor): establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from civil unrest during May and June 2020.

Representative Noor moved that HF 90 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways & Means committee.

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

Representative Noor presented HF 90 to the committee.

Testifier:
Matt Ehling, MNCOGI

Representative Noor moved that HF 90 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
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
LIEBLING, Tina
MARIANI, Carlos
NOOR, Mohamud
XIONG, Jay

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

Absent:
SCOTT, Peggy

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

The committee recessed at 6:09 P.M.

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The committee reconvened virtually at 8:30 P.M.

HF 97 (Kunesh-Podein): modifying private data disclosures to include tribal nations.

Chair Lesch moved that HF 97 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Kunesh-Podein presented HF 97 to the committee.

Testifier:
Adosh Unni, Gov’t Relations Director MN Dept of Education

Chair Lesch renewed the motion that HF 97 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
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHR, Cal
CANTRELL, Hunter
CARLSON, Andrew
CONSIDINE, Jack
HER, Kaohly
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LUCERO, Eric
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
ROBBINS, Kristin
XIONG, Jay

Absent:
SCOTT, Peggy
HASSAN, Hodan
MARIANI, Carlos

There being 15 ayes and 0 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:01 P.M.





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF80 (Gomez) - Eminent domain limited use authorized.
  • HF83 (Hassan) - Protests of May and June 2020; residential and commercial tenant assistance in civil unrest areas provided.
  • HF90 (Noor) - Civil unrest during May and June 2020; special master panel established to make awards to compensate for damages suffered, and money appropriated.
  • HF97 (Kunesh-Podein) - Tribal nation private data disclosure modified.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
05:48 - HF80 (Gomez) Eminent domain limited use by local government authorized, and development moratorium in areas authorized.
44:32 - HF83 (Hassan) Protests of May and June 2020; residential and commercial tenant assistance in civil unrest areas provided.
1:13:48 - HF90 (Noor) Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated.
1:34:05 - HF97 (Kunesh-Podein) Tribal nation private data disclosure modified.
The Division recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.


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

***The Committee will reconvene at 8:30 pm***

Live-stream Information as of 8:30 pm:

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
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a). HF 80 (Gomez): authorizing limited use of eminent domain
b). HF 83 (Hassan) housing; providing assistance to residential and commercial tenants in areas of civil rest
c). HF 90 (Noor): establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from civil unrest during May and June 2020
d). HF 97 (Kunesh-Podein): education; modifying private data disclosure to include tribal nations

*Bills may be taken in any order*
*As per Committee Rules 8 & 9: the Chair has waived the Committee amendment deadline*

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