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Public Safety Policy and Finance

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - February 15, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Steve Smith, Chair of the Public Safety Policy and Finance Committee, called the fourteenth meeting to order at 10:27 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

SMITH, Steve, Chair
EASTLUND, Rob, Vice Chair
CORNISH, Tony
ELLISON, Keith
HILSTROM, Debra
MESLOW, Doug
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
NEWMAN, Scott
PAYMAR, Michael


Members Excused:

JOHNSON, Jeff
MESLOW, Doug
SODERSTROM, Judy

A quorum was present.

Rep. Newman moved the minutes from the February 10, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved HF483 (Knoblach) relating to trespass law expanded relating to time of return to private or school property.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF483 with H0483A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF483 with H0483A2 amendment.

Rep. Smith laid A2 amendment on the table.

Rep. Knoblach presented HF483

Testifying on HF483:

David Ewald, Aggregate and Redi Mix Association of Minnesota
Rob Allen, Inspector, Minneapolis Police Department
Matt Larson, Director of Loss Prevention, Coburn Grocery Stores
Jessica DeDominces, Marshall Fields

Rep. Smith took A2 amendment off the table.

Rep. Smith moved to orally amend the A2 amendment (see attached). AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF483 with H0483A2 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to recommend HF483 pass as amended and that it be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hilstrom moved HF382 relating to nonvehicular flight from a peace officer prohibited, and misdemeanor penalty imposed.

Rep. Hilstrom present HF382.

Testifying on HF382:

Terry Olson, Brooklyn Center Police Department

Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to lay HF382 on the table for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Smith laid HF382 on the table for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Cornish moved HF618 relating to providing false information to police prohibited.

Rep. Cornish and Rep. Hilstrom present HF618.

Rep. Cornish moved to amend HF618 with H0618DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on HF618:

Bill Gillespie, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
Steve Johnston, Rochester Police Department

Rep. Eastland moved to orally amend HF618 as follows:

Page 1, line 8 strike the word “false”. AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Rep. Smith moved to orally amend HF618 (see attached). AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Rep. Cornish renewed his motion to lay HF618 on the table for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Smith laid HF618 on the table for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 a.m.


REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant