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Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2295 (JohnsonC) Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.


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Joint meeting of the House Public Safety Finance and Policy, Civil Law and Government Operations committees
06:53 - Gavel, and informational hearing only on SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act.
1:19:15 - Public testimony.
Runs 2 hours, 11 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Agenda: **Informational only** The joint committee will discuss SF2470 (Melin). The original bill language was replaced by the Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act. See committee documents for current bill language.

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Joint meeting of the House Public Safety Finance and Policy, Civil Law and Government Operations committees
06:53 - Gavel, and informational hearing only on SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act.
1:19:15 - Public testimony.
Runs 2 hours, 11 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Agenda: HF2400 & HF2401 will be heard when the committee reconvenes and are informational only.
HF2400 (Hilstrom) Corrections commissioner prohibited from outsourcing prison food service.
HF2401 (Hilstrom) Corrections; funding provided for additional correctional workers, and money appropriated.
HF2373 (Moran) Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1082 (Allen) Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substance offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction required.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Agenda: DOC overview of supplemental funding requests: critical staff operating increase and prison population growth. DPS overview of supplemental funding request: emergency communications network.
Omnibus public safety supplemental budget bill in the evening
HF263 (Paymar) Firearm law crime of violence definition amended.
HF2156 (Rosenthal) Forensic laboratory accreditation provided.
HF3273 (Paymar) Omnibus public safety bill.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Agenda: HF3238 will be heard first. Each side will have 15 minutes total to testify. The event will be ticketed. Amendments to HF2562 were received after the 4:30 p.m. committee deadline.
HF3238 (Schoen) Domestic violence restraining order provisions modified to prohibit persons subject to the restraining orders from possessing weapons, and persons convicted of domestic violence offenses required to surrender their firearms while they are prohibited from possessing firearms.
HF2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer to contingency account required; a disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance; and money appropriated.
HF1915 (Drazkowski) Peace officer exam reciprocity provided for military experience.
HF2562 (Hortman) Mentally ill offenders working group established to study and make recommendations.
HF2147 (Rosenthal) Continued employer insurance contributions required for former Corrections Department employees.
HF2928 (Slocum) Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments provided, and driving while impaired law clarified to work with amendments to criminal vehicular homicide and operation statute.
HF2972 (Savick) Fire safety account funds appropriated, and fire service advisory committee authorized to continue indefinitely.
HF3273 (Paymar) Omnibus public safety bill.


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02:30 - Gavel.
03:18 - HF3238 (Schoen) Domestic violence restraining order provisions modified to prohibit persons subject to the restraining orders from possessing weapons, and persons convicted of domestic violence offenses required to surrender their firearms while they are prohibited from possessing firearms.
1:08:15 - HF2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer required; a disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; and state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance.
1:20:32 - HF1915 (Drazkowski) Military experience peace officer exam reciprocity provided.
1:27:11 - HF2928 (Slocum) Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments provided.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 20, 2014
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Agenda: HF2478 Please note that HF2833 & HF2249 will not be heard before 4 p.m.
HF2770 (Johnson) Probation single funding implemented.
HF2953 (Johnson) Correctional services delivery; contiguous counties qualification requirement eliminated.
HF2576 (Melin) Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
HF1940 (Norton) Booking photograph data practices provisions established.
HF1335 (Rosenthal) Collision requirements clarified, and terminology change made.
HF3067 (Lesch) Firearm possession in a Capitol Area building notice modified, security service provided by the Department of Public Safety funding modified, and money appropriated.
HF2281 (Winkler) Legislators' privilege from arrest clarified, and driving while impaired specified as a breach of the peace for purposes of the Minnesota Constitution.
HF2833 (Laine) Incarcerated women needs addressed relating to pregnancy and childbirth.
HF2249 (Clark) East African women and children victims of abuse; emergency shelter provision money appropriated.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2469 (Savick) Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
HF3134 (Hornstein) Railroad and pipeline safety and emergency response preparedness provided for oil and other hazardous materials, powers and duties specified, grant program established, legislative report required, and money appropriated.
HF2148 (McNamar) Registered out-of-state predatory offenders who move to Minnesota required to register with the state.
HF2574 (Slocum) Predatory offender registration requirements modified and clarified, criminal sexual conduct in the third degree crime sentence clarified.
HF3123 (Paymar) Controlled substance offenses criminal sentences adjusted.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Agenda: (HF1940, HF2281, & HF2576 will be heard March 20)
HF2144 (Paymar) Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) funds carryover to second year authorized to combat sexual exploitation of youth.
HF1845 (Lesch) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act enacted as proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, and other law regarding collateral consequences and the rehabilitation of criminal offenders conformed to the uniform act, rulemaking provided, and money appropriated.
HF1585 (Cornish) Felony of fraudulent or other improper financing statements extended to include retaliation against a police officer or chief of police or correctional officer or employee for performing official duties.
HF2654 (Cornish) Part-time peace officer licensure eliminated.
HF2501 (Metsa) St. Louis County Sheriff's Rescue Squad facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1713 (Kelly) Red Wing; fire station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2910 (Simonson) Animal cruelty law enforcement task force established to comprehensively review the enforcement of animal anticruelty laws and practices and to make recommendations for improvement, and money appropriated.
HF2372 (Schoen) Human Rights Department application for certificate of compliance scope changes made, and requirements for bids and proposals clarified.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Agenda:
HF1870 (Holberg) Executive branch advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1871 (Paymar) Battered Women Advisory Council obsolete references repealed.
HF2755 (Paymar) Corrections; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
HF3017 (Paymar) Public Safety Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed, and report required on collection of data on victims of domestic abuse.


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05:48 - Gavel.
06:14 - HF1870 (Holberg) Executive branch advisory groups governing provisions modified.
17:01 - HF2755 (Paymar) Corrections; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
33:19 - HF3017 (Paymar) Outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
Runs 45 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2263 (Halverson) Hospitals required to give written notice of rights to victims of sexual assault.
HF2295 (JohnsonC) Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.
HF1851 (Kieffer) Repeat criminal sexual conduct offenders penalties enhanced.
HF1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF2142 (Yarusso) Domestic violence victim provided with notice of release of offender.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Agenda: Department of Corrections bonding bills
HF179 (Lillie) Maplewood; regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1681 (Murphy) Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1822 (Dorholt) St. Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2339 (Bly) Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.


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00:18 - Gavel.
00:48 - HF1822 (Dorholt) Saint Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
02:23 - Department of Corrections bonding bills.
22:38 - HF179 (Lillie) Maplewood; regional public safety training facility funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:00:42 - HF2339 (Bly) Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1:09:22 - HF1681 (Murphy) Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Agenda: Update on safe harbor expenditures from Ramsey County Attorney John Choi's Office
HF2446 (Simonson) Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided when a person is convicted for selling controlled substance under false pretenses, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
HF2144 (Paymar) Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) funds carryover to second year authorized to combat sexual exploitation of youth.


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07:20 - Gavel.
09:06 - HF2144 (Paymar) Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) funds carryover to second year authorized to combat sexual exploitation of youth.
12:15 - Update on Safe Harbor expenditures from Ramsey County Attorney John Choi's office.
16:51 - Further consideration of HF2144 (Paymar) Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) funds carryover to second year authorized to combat sexual exploitation of youth.
21:10 - HF2446 (Simonson) Board of Pharmacy cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, sunset and legislative reporting requirement for the Board of Pharmacy's emergency drug scheduling authority repealed, training and expert support provided in the prosecution of synthetic drug cases, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Agenda: Office of the Legislative Auditor Report on Health Services in State Correctional Facilities Overview of DOC bonding requests


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, February 27, 2014
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Agenda: Department of Corrections


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Agenda: Bills introduced on Tuesday, Feb. 25 may also added to the agenda.
HF1929 (Dehn) Informational hearing only (bill is in Judiciary committee) HF2173 (Hornstein) relating to the Dept. of Human Rights
HF2141 (Rosenthal) Probable cause arrests clarified for violations of protection, restraining, and no contact orders; and time limit modified for probable cause arrests for domestic abuse.
HF2142 (Yarusso) Domestic violence victim provided with notice of release of offender.


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03:35 - Gavel.
05:38 - HF2141 (Rosenthal) Arrest without warrant extended to nonfelony violations of domestic court orders, and time limit removed for probable cause arrests for domestic abuse.
37:06 - HF2142 (Yarusso) Domestic violence or crime of violence victims provided with notice of release of offender.
57:14 - HF2173 (Hornstein) Human Rights Act duty expansion provided, and money appropriated.
1:57:10 - HF1929 (Dehn) County attorney and public defender sentencing recommendations and racial data study required; and study required on efficacy and access for minority offenders of reentry services, expungement, and treatment programs (Informational hearing only, as the bill is in the Judiciary Finance and Policy Committee).
Runs 2 hours, 9 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of the Violent Crime Coordinating Council


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Agenda:
HF724 (Paymar) Omnibus public safety finance bill.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Agenda:
HF557 (Carlson) Hennepin County; regional 911 emergency communications center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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Agenda:
HF759 (Savick) Volunteer first responder credit provided.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 21, 2013
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Agenda: POST Board budget presentation Private Detective Board budget presentation Note: HF1030, 1206, and HF1556 have been removed from the agenda because they have not been referred to Public Safety. HF1030 may be heard on Friday, 3/22.
HF673 (Simon) Youth intervention program fund use modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1490 (Simonson) Duluth community offender reentry program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF817 (Myhra) Certified public accounting services exempted from licensure requirements.
HF285 (Lesch) Firearms; civil commitment data transfer provided to a federal background check system, and lawful possession and transfer of firearms modified.


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02:00 - Gavel, and consideration of HF285 (Lesch) Firearm lawful possession modified.
Runs 17 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Agenda:
HF1096 (Rosenthal) Nonviolent controlled substance offender expired program reenactment authorized.
HF404 (Mack) Return on taxpayer investment study and recommendation funding provided for implementing methodology and practices for human services and corrections programs, and money appropriated.
HF525 (Erhardt) Active duty service members allowed to take a peace officer reciprocity examination.
HF1095 (Metsa) Motor vehicles; registration rules and periods clarified; trip permit rules, veteran special plate design, and record retention requirements modified; federal requirements conformed to; background checks authorized for department employees; and language pertaining to senior identification cards clarified.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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Agenda: THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
HF142 (Kieffer) Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
HF790 (Johnson) Conditional release terms clarified.
HF237 (Paymar) Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.


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03:35 - Gavel.
06:30 - HF142 (Kieffer) Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
07:43 - HF790 (Johnson) Conditional release terms clarified.
12:37 - HF237 (Paymar) Pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.

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House Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee - part 2
02:12 - Gavel, comments by the Chair, and adjournment.
Runs 1 minute.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Agenda: HF828 (to be re-referred from Civil Law) HF804 (to be re-referred from Civil Law)
HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
HF590 (Hilstrom) Transit operator assault criminal penalties prescribed.
HF690 (Mahoney) Criminal history reliance for employment purposes limited, and remedies provided.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Agenda: HF637 will be heard March 14
HF1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF1010 (Simonson) Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
HF449 (Simonson) 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
HF1400 (Paymar) Domestic abuse provisions modified.


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00:17 - Gavel.
00:52 - HF1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
32:51 - HF1010 (Simonson) Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided for.
48:30 - HF449 (Simonson) 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
58:31 - HF1400 (Paymar) Domestic abuse provisions modified.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Agenda:
HF946 (Liebling) Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person contacting 911 to seek assistance for another.
HF485 (Allen) Director of child sex trafficking prevention established, sexually exploited youth provisions modified, grant programs established and amended relating to combating sexual exploitation of youth, related services and housing provided to victims, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1226 (Cornish) Prosecuting attorney or judge assault or death; enhanced penalties provided.
HF669 (Simonson) Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies and authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board; tribal governments included in regional board structure; and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
HF997 (Rosenthal) Statewide Radio Board required to study and report on long-term funding strategies for the ARMER and 911 systems.
HF1043 (Simon) Emergency 911 call new crimes created, and criminal penalties provided.


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03:10 - Gavel.
04:02 - HF946 (Liebling) Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person seeking assistance for self or another.
39:25 - HF485 (Allen) Director of child sex trafficking prevention established, sexually exploited youth provisions modified, grant programs established and amended relating to combating sexual exploitation of youth, related services and housing provided to victims, and money appropriated.
1:06:19 - HF1226 (Cornish) Enhanced penalties provided for causing the death of or assaulting a prosecuting attorney.
1:15:25 - HF669 (Simonson) Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies, Statewide Radio Board authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board, tribal governments included in regional board structure, and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
1:19:23 - HF997 (Rosenthal) Statewide Radio Board required to study and report on long-term funding strategies for the ARMER and 911 systems.
1:26:05 - HF1043 (Simon) Emergency 911 call new crimes created.
Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Agenda:
HF814 (Schoen) Hazardous substance release report required to local 911 emergency dispatch center.
HF491 (Dehn) Individual civil rights restored upon release from incarceration, notice required, and county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility repealed.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Agenda: Note: the bill previously marked as HFXXX is HF1214
HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF411 (Hilstrom) Money used or intended for use to facilitate a prostitution or sex trafficking offense forfeiture provided, and money appropriated.
HF1051 (Rosenthal) Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified, and a restitution working group provided.
HF1214 (Mahoney) Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, and automated property system and criminal penalties created.


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04:53 - Gavel.
05:50 - HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
06:35 - HF411 (Hilstrom) Money used or intended for use to facilitate a prostitution or sex trafficking offense forfeiture provided for.
07:39 - HF1051 (Rosenthal) Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified.
17:03 - HF1214 (Mahoney) Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, automated property system and criminal penalties created.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Agenda: Update from Capitol Area Security Advisory Committee Overview of Minnesota State Patrol
HF1048 (Johnson) Probation supervision funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF275 (Woodard) Capitol complex area security provisions modified, report provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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04:05 - Gavel.
05:23 - HF1048 (Johnson) Probation supervision money appropriated.
28:52 - HF275 (Woodard) Capitol complex area security provisions modified, report provided for, and money appropriated.
37:05 - Update from Capitol Area Security Advisory Committee.
1:08:00 - Overview of Minnesota State Patrol.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Agenda: Presentation of information regarding synthetic drugs Bureau of Criminal Apprehension presentation on information systems

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Presentation of information regarding synthetic drugs.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of Department of Human Rights budget
HF389 (Lesch) 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications services and prepaid wireless E911 services provided, broadband development grant program established, funding provided, and money appropriated.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Agenda:
HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF228 (Johnson) Wildlife arson increased penalties created for damages to multiple buildings or dwellings, acreage, crops, or demonstrable bodily harm; and restitution provisions added.
HF84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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02:12 - Gavel, and consideration of HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
24:33 - HF228 (Johnson) Wildlife arson that damages multiple dwellings, acreage, or crops increased penalties created, and restitution provisions added.
40:04 - HF84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided for, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Agenda: Continuation of overview of Department of Corrections budget
HF411 (Hilstrom) Money used or intended for use to facilitate a prostitution or sex trafficking offense forfeiture provided, and money appropriated.



Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of Department of Corrections budget


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of Bureau of Criminal Apprehension budget
HF142 (Kieffer) Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.


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02:42 - Gavel.
03:00 - HF142 (Kieffer) Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
13:53 - Overview of committee's past budget actions related to public safety.
19:17 - Overview of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of Department of Public Safety budget


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, February 7, 2013
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Agenda: Public testimony welcome in the evening after all bills have been presented. There is no pre-registration to testify. If you would like to testify, please come directly to the hearing. All testimony must be regarding a specific bill.
Due to time constraints, written testimony regarding specific bills will be accepted at the hearing or by mail to Laura Taken-Holtze, Committee Administrator, 570 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155.
HF285 (Lesch) Firearms; civil commitment data transfer provided to a federal background check system, and lawful possession and transfer of firearms modified.
HF308 (Simonson) Body armor permit required to purchase, own, possess, or use; and criminal penalties provided.
HF307 (Simonson) Firearms; permit to carry application required to be made to a chief of police of a municipality, and if no chief of police, to a county sheriff.
HF242 (Hausman) Firearms; large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.


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03:20 - Gavel.
04:24 - Final comments by the sponsor of HF308 (Simonson) Permit required to purchase, own, possess, or use body armor, and criminal penalties provided.
05:05 - HF307 (Simonson) Permit to carry application required to be made to a chief of police of a municipality, and if no chief of police, to a county sheriff.
27:12 - HF242 (Hausman) Large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.
Runs 4 hours, 2 minutes.

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03:48 - Gavel.
07:35 - HF285 (Lesch) Firearm lawful possession modified.
36:33 - HF308 (Simonson) Permit required to purchase, own, possess, or use body armor, and criminal penalties provided.
The committee recessed.
Runs1 hour, 32 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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Agenda: Public testimony welcome after bills on the agenda have been heard. All testimony must be regarding a specific bill.
Due to time constraints, written testimony regarding specific bills will be accepted at the hearing.
HF241 (Hausman) Firearms; assault weapon manufacture, transfer, or possession crime established; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.
HF242 (Hausman) Firearms; large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.


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06:03 - Gavel.
08:45 - HF241 (Hausman) Assault weapons; crime established for manufacturing, transferring, or possessing assault weapons; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided for; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.
Runs 2 hours, 2 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Agenda: Bills related to Gun Violence Prevention Act. Public testimony welcome. All testimony must be regarding a specific bill.
To testify, please come to the committee room a few minutes early to sign-in.
Due to time constraints, written testimony regarding specific bills will be accepted at the hearing.
HF237 (Paymar) Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF240 (Schoen) Firearm permit mental health screening improved.
HF184 (Winkler) Firearms; centralized register maintenance and creation required for individuals who voluntarily wish to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time; chiefs of police and sheriffs mandated to accept voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition, and establish procedural return of the firearms and ammunition upon request.
HF244 (Johnson) Firearm loss or theft false report crime established, crime of transferring firearms to an ineligible person expanded, and a person convicted of these crimes made ineligible to possess a firearm.
HF238 (Davnie) Firearms; offenders who unlawfully possess firearms on school properties equal penalties established.
HF239 (Davnie) Firearms; persons who possess guns on private property after being ordered to leave the premises equal penalties established.


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06:53 - Gavel.
09:40 - HF244 (Johnson) Firearm loss or theft false report crime established, crime of transferring firearms to an ineligible person expanded, and a person convicted of these crimes made ineligible to possess a firearm.
32:36 - HF184 (Winkler) Centralized register of individuals who voluntarily wish to be ineligible to purchase firearms for a self-determined period of time maintenance and creation required; acceptance of voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition from persons on the voluntary register and establishment of procedures for return of the firearms and ammunition upon request by chiefs of police and sheriffs mandated.
54:09 - HF238 (Davnie) Offenders who unlawfully possess firearms on school properties equal penalties established, and HF239 (Davnie) Persons who possess guns on private property after being ordered to leave the premises equal penalties established.
1:28:08 - Public testimony on firearm legislation.
Runs 2 hours, 43 minutes.

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07:47 - Gavel and introductory comments.
15:20 - HF237 (Paymar) Pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
1:10:00 - HF240 (Schoen) Mental health screening improved for persons applying for firearm permits.
1:39:39 - Information regarding mental illness and gun violence.
Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of criminal history scoring system Overview of racial disparities in the criminal justice system


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Agenda: HF40 (Hilstrom) Guardian and conservator appointment provisions modified, background study fee increased, and guardian and conservator annual report content modified.
Office of Justice Programs


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Agenda: HF90 (Hilstrom) Financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult offenses allowed to be aggregated over a six month period, and venue options expanded.
Sex trafficking in Minnesota Update on Safe Harbor Act of 2011 No Wrong Door Report


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Agenda: Department of Public Safety overview (continued from Jan. 17)


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Agenda: Cost of sexual violence to Minnesota Strategies for dealing with sex offenders Overview of the civil commitment process


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of probation delivery systems TBA


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of the Department of Public Safety

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House Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee
02:19 - Gavel.
02:30 - Continued overview of the Department of Corrections.
43:15 - Overview of the Department of Public Safety.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.


Public Safety Finance and Policy

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Agenda: Adoption of Committee Rules Overview of Department of Corrections

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