STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee
Representative Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM, on February 14th, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
SCOTT, Peggy, Chair
SMITH, Dennis, Vice Chair
LESCH, John, DFL Lead
Representative Howe moved to approve the minutes of February 9th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF985 (Fabian) Duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers specified.
Representative Loonan moved that HF985 be referred to the General Register
Testifying on HF985:
Bob Johnson, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Ryan Hamilton, Minnesota Realtors Association
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association of Justice
Mike Steenson, Professor Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Representative Loonan renewed his motion that HF985 be referred to the General Register.
Representative Lesch requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
WHELAN, Abigail NAYS
There being 9 AYES and 6 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF787 (Smith) Animal cruelty reporting immunity provided.
Representative Smith moved that HF787 be referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.
Testifying on HF923:
Bryan Lake, Animal Folks of Minnesota
Representative Smith moved to adopt the following oral amendment to HF787 as follows: “Page 1, line 7, after “reporting”, insert “to peace officers, humane agents, or animal control officers.” THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF787 be referred to the committee on Agriculture Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 AM.
Representative Peggy Scott, Chair
Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant