This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
The committee will hear two out of the three acts that comprise the Minnesota Police Accountability Package. The bills below are within the acts to be discussed in Government Operations.
HF73 (Mariani) The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act
Police Residency Reform -- HF50 (Hassan)
Arbitration Reform -- HF72 (Her)
Law Enforcement Oversight Council Reform -- HF44 (Gomez)
POST Board Reform and Data Collection**
HF75 (Mariani) The Reimagining Public Safety Act
Community Led Public Safety -- HF75 (Mariani)
Restore the Vote -- HF49 (Moran)***
HF50 (Hassan) A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul to impose residency requirements for peace officers.
HF72 (Her) A bill for an act relating to labor; amending arbitrator selection for peace officer grievance arbitrations; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
HF44 (Gomez) A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring local units of government to establish law enforcement citizen oversight councils; specifying powers and duties of the councils and the responsibilities of local authorities toward them; requiring law enforcement policies, guidelines, training, and reporting on matters relating to procedural justice and community interactions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.89, subdivisions 2, 17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
HF75 (Mariani) A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting public safety critical incident stress management information as evidence; reporting law enforcement use of force; establishing a critical incident review process for peace officer involved shootings; establishing an Office of Community-Led Public Safety Coordination; establishing grants to promote co-responder teams; establishing grants to promote community healing; establishing standards for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers; requiring the development and implementation of autism training for peace officers; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 626.553, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 626.8469; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 299A; 626; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 181.973.
HF49 (Moran) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243.
**POST Board Reform and Data Collection will be added as an amendment to HF73 (Mariani).
***HF49 (Moran) will be added as an amendment to HF75 (Mariani).
This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.
The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate.
HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator.
ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.