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Minnesota Legislature

Public Safety Policy and Finance

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - April 11, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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 thirty-sixth meeting to order at 10:23 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 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
SODERSTROM, Judy

Members Excused:

JOHNSON, Jeff

A quorum was present.

Rep. Newman assumed the Chair.

Rep. Smith moved HF1321(Smith) relating to Marriage dissolution, child custody, support, maintenance, and property law recodified and reformed; and money appropriated.

Rep. Smith, Rep. Eastlund and Rep. Mahoney presented HF1321.

Testifying on HF1321:
Reggie Wagner, Legal Services Advocacy Project
Wayland Campbell, Department of Human Services
Lonna Stevens, MN Coalition of Battered Woman

Rep. Smith renewed his motion that HF1321 be recommended to pass and be referred to Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Eastlund assumed the Chair.

Rep. Eastlund moved HF1810 (Holberg) relating to comprehensive incident-based reporting system law enforcement data access and classification provided.

Rep. Eastlund moved to amend HF1810 with the H1810A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Holberg presented HF1810.

Rep. Eastlund laid HF1810 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Eastlund moved HF2063 (Holberg) relating to commercial motor vehicle provisions modified including traffic regulations and driver's license provisions, identification card issuance prohibited to holder of permit, and driver's license classifications and restrictions modified.

Rep. Holberg presented HF2063.

Testifying on HF2063:
Dan Drexler, Federal and Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Rep. Eastlund renewed his motion that HF2063 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Eastlund moved HF1993 (Powell) relating to Metropolitan Radio Board earlier responsibility transfer date provided.

Rep. Eastlund moved to amend HF1993 with the A05-0564 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Powell presented HF1993.

Testifying on HF1993:
Ron Whitehead, ARMER/911 Director, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Eastlund laid HF1993 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Eastlund moved HF1087 (Powell) relating to seat belt violation primary offense provided regardless of age in all seating positions, and fine increased.

Rep. Powell presented HF1087.

Testifying on HF1087:

Jeff Ogden, AAA Minnesota/Iowa
Kathy Swanson, Office of Traffic Safety

Rep. Cornish moved to orally amend HF1087 as follows:

Page 1, line 22 delete $50 and insert “$25”
Page 1, line 24 delete $50 and insert “$25”
Page 2, line 22 delete $50 and insert “$25”
Page 3, line 22 delete $50 and insert “$25”
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Steve Borchardt, Olmstead County Sheriff
Michael Campion, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Eastlund laid HF1087 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Meslow moved HF1916 (Meslow) relating to crime victim service programs and battered women's shelters funding provided, and money appropriated.

Rep. Meslow presents HF1916.

Rep. Eastlund laid HF1916 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Policy and Finance Omnibus Bill.

Meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m.


REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant