STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Westrom, Chair of the Civil Law Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:35pm on January 26, 2011 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
WESTROM, Torrey, Chair
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Vice Chair
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
No members were absent.
A quorum was present.
Chair Westrom moved for approval of the amended minutes from the FIRST, January 10, 2011, and SECOND, January 19, 2011, committee meetings. MOTION PREVAILED AND MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Representative Holberg moved for approval of the minutes for January 24, 2011. MOTION PREVAILED AND MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Professor Nancy Ver Steegh, William Mitchell College of Law, presented an overview of child custody laws and issues in Minnesota.
Ms. Molly Olson, Center for Parental Responsibility, presented on modification of Minnesota's child custody laws to include a presumption of joint physical custody
Vice Chair Drazkowski assumed gavel 2:02 pm
HF 203 (Westrom) Legislative approval required for certain rules to take effect.
Vice Chair Drazkowski moved that the committee hear a brief introduction of HF 203.
The committee heard testimony on HF 203:
Mr. Mike Hickey, NFIB
Vice Chair Drazkowski moved to lay HF 203 over until Monday, January 31, 2011.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:14 pm.
REP. TORREY WESTROM, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant