STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Steve Smith, Chair of the Public Safety Policy and Finance Committee, called the thirty-eighth meeting to order at 10:25 a.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2005 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
SMITH, Steve, Chair
EASTLUND, Rob, Vice Chair
Rep. Johnson moved approval of the minutes of April 12, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Review of Governors Budget Proposals
Budget Overview for Department of Corrections
Joan Fabian, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Dennis Benson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Harley Nelson, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Budget Overview for Department of Public Safety
Michael Campion, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Frank Ahrens, Director of Fiscal Services, Department of Public Safety
Tim O’ Malley, Asst. Supt, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Budget Overview for Board of Pubic Defense
Kevin Kajer, Chief Administrator
John Kingrey, MN County Attorney’s Association
Budget Overview for Department of Human Rights
Velma Korbel, Commissioner
James Kirkpatrick, Deputy Commissioner
Budget Overview for Uniform Laws Commission
Budget Overview for POST Board
Neil Melton, Executive Director
Budget Overview for Board of Private Detectives and Protective Services
Marie Ohman, Executive Director
Other testimony on Governors Recommendations:
Cindy Cook, Director, Minnesota Coalition of Battered Woman Shelters
Meeting was recessed at 11:24 a.m.
Chair reconvened the Meeting at 5:54 p.m.
Presentation of the DE1 Amendment and Spreadsheet
Gary Karger, House Fiscal Analyst
Meeting was adjourned at 6:12 p.m.
REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant