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Minnesota Legislature

Public Safety Policy and Finance

TWENTIETH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 01, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 twentieth meeting to order at 10:24 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 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
JOHNSON, Jeff

MESLOW, Doug
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
NEWMAN, Scott
PAYMAR, Michael
SODERSTROM, Judy
A quorum was present.

Rep. Soderstrom moved approval of the minutes of February 24, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith removed HF42 from the table.

Rep. Howes presents HF42.

Rep. Smith moves that HF42 be recommended to pass, as amended, and that it be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Cornish moves HF215 relating to Natural Resources Department volunteer instructor background checks provided, and safety training provisions modified.

Rep. Cornish presented HF215.

Rep. Cornish renewed his motion that HF215 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ag/Environment/Natural Resource Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Newman moved HF1099 relating to gambling fraud crime provision clarified.

Rep. Newman presented HF1099.

Rep. Smith laid HF1099 on the table for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.


Presentation by the Department of Human Services on Child Support Collection and related issues.

Wayland Campbell, Department of Human Services


Rep. Smith moved HF1244 relating to DNA sample required of all persons arrested for or convicted of committing a felony, and money appropriated.

Overview of HF1244:

Jeff Diebel, House Research

Rep. Paulsen presents HF1244.

Testifying on HF1244:

James Backstrom, Dakota County Attorney
Harlan Johnson, MN Chiefs of Police Association
Frank Dolejsi, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Laboratory Director
Richard Nuemeister, Citizen

Rep. Smith laid HF1244 on the table.

The committee adjourned at 12:09 p.m.


REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant