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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law


2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, April 6, 2021



Representative Jamie Becker-Finn, Chair of the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law, called the virtual meeting to order at 8:30 AM on April 6, 2021 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:
Becker-Finn, Jamie, Chair
Moller, Kelly, Vice Chair
Scott, Peggy, Republican Lead
Feist, Sandra
Frazier, Cedrick
Grossell, Matt
Her, Kaohly
Hollins, Athena
Johnson, Brian
Liebling, Tina
Long, Jamie
Mortensen, Erik
Novotny, Paul
Pfarr, Brian
Robbins, Kristin
Vang, Samantha
Xiong, Tou

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Moller moved that the minutes of March 26, 2021, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Becker-Finn moved that HF 1030 be recommended to be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chair Becker-Finn moved that the H1030DE3 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Chair Becker-Finn presented HF 1030 as amended, the Judiciary Finance omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF 1030:
• Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights
• Joanna Woolman, Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and Director, Institute to Transform Child Protection
• Brett Grant, Research and Policy Director, Voices for Racial Justice
• Rich Neumeister, public testimony
• Eric Armacanqui, Government Affairs Director, Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Chair Becker-Finn moved that HF 1030, as amended, be laid over for future consideration.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:25 AM.

Representative Jamie Becker-Finn, Chair

Anna Borgerding, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1030 (Becker-Finn) - Omnibus judiciary finance bill.
House TV Video:
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01:34 - HF1030 (Becker-Finn) Omnibus judiciary finance and civil law bill.
- Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment.
- Public testimony.
Runs 55 minutes.

This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01

1). HF 1030 (Becker-Finn): Judiciary Finance & Civil Law Omnibus Bill*

*The spreadsheet and DE amendment for HF 1030, the Judiciary Finance & Civil Law Omnibus Bill, is now posted.

*Walk-through of the DE amendment and public testimony will be taken during regular committee time on April 6, 2021.

*Amendments to the DE are due on April 6 @ 12 pm. Any Amendments to an Amendment are due by 5 pm on April 6th.

*Formal Committee action will commence on Wednesday, April 7th @ 8:30 am. If necessary, the committee will recess @ 10 am and reconvene in the evening to complete its work. In addition, the committee may meet again--if necessary-- on April 8th @ 8:30 am to conclude mark-up and vote on final passage.

**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 on April 5th to get instructions.


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NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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