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Minnesota Legislature

Public Safety Policy and Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 23, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 thirtieth meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 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
Member excused:

HILSTROM, Debra

Rep. Cornish presented HF1149.

Testifying on HF121:

Julie A Letourneau, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Rep. Melsow presented HF764.

Testifying on HF764:

Judge Thomas Mott, Ramsey County District Court

A quorum was established.

Rep. Newman moved approval of the minutes of March 22, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Meslow moved HF764 (Meslow) relating to Ramsey County criminal surcharge modified.

The Chair laid HF764 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Cornish moved HF1149 (Cornish) relating to criminal justice agencies authorized as only agencies permitted to submit and obtain data from the distinctive physical mark identification program.

The Chair laid HF1149 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Eastlund assumed the Chair.

Rep. Meslow moved HF1568 (Meslow) relating to state identification cards and drivers' licenses assessment fee authorized to fund the Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force, and regional districts organization provided.

Rep. Meslow presented HF1568.


Testifying on HF1568:

Gary Karger, House Fiscal Analyst
Chris Abbas, Commander, Financial Crimes Task Force
Jeff Diebel, House Research

Rep. Meslow moved to amend HF1568 with the A05-0349 amendment: THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Jack Gleason, Citizen
Arlys Gleason, Citizen
Judy Cook, Minnesota Bankers Association

Rep. Meslow renewed his motion that HF1568 be recommended to pass, as amended, and that it be referred to the Transportation Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Nelson moved HF898 (Sertich) relating to unemployment insurance federal requirement conformity and technical corrections provided.

Rep. Sertich presented HF898.

Rep. Neslon renewed his motion that HF898 be recommended to pass and that it be referred to the committee on Jobs Finance and Economic Opportunities. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Ellison moved HF1693 (Thao) relating to St. Paul Police Asian Gang Task Force funding provided, and money appropriated.

Rep. Thao presented HF1693.

Rep. Ellison moved to orally amend HF1693 as follows:

Page 1, line 21, delete “Regions” and insert “United”
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair laid HF1693 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

The committee adjourned at 11:02 a.m.



REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant