STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee
Representative Peggy Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM, on February 23rd, 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 Pugh moved to approve the minutes of February 21st, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1281 (Zerwas) Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
Representative Scott moved that HF1281 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.
Representative Scott moved the HF1281A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF1281:
Bob Johnson, Minnesotans for Law Suit Reform
Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association of Justice
Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF1281 as amended be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.
Representative Lesch requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
There being 8 AYES and 4 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1316 (Lesch) Video and audio recordings added to list of personnel data classified as public.
Representative Lesch moved that HF1316 be laid over for possible inclusion in the data practices omnibus bill.
Representative Lesch moved the HF1316A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF1316:
Don Gamberling, MNCOGI
Mark Anfinson, Minnesota Newspaper Association
Ben Feist, ACLU
Irene Kao, League of Minnesota Cities
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Board Association
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Brian Rice, ASFME Council 5
Tom Keliher, Minnesota School Bus Operators Assocation
Representative Lesch renewed his motion that HF1316 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in the data practices omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Representative Peggy Scott, Chair
Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant