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Public Safety Policy and Finance

THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - April 19, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH 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-ninth meeting to order at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 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

Rep. Newman moved approval of the minutes of April 14, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved HF1 Smith relating to Omnibus public safety finance bill.

Rep. Smith moved the DE2 amendment (see attached).

Jeffrey Diebel, House Research, presented the differences between the DE1 amendment and DE2 amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the DE2 amendment to HF1. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Johnson, J. moved to amend HF1 with the A53-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Johnson, J. presented the A53-1 amendment.

Rep. Johnson, J. renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A53-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A54 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Paymar presented the A54-1 amendment.

Rep. Paymar renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A54-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A57 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A57-1 amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A57-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A56 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A56-1 Amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A56-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A58 -2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A58-2 amendment.

Testifying on the A58-2 amendment:

Eric Lipman, State Sex Offender Policy Coordinator

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A58-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF with the A32-1 amendment (see attached).

The Chair laid the A32-1 amendment on the table.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A4 -1 amendment (see attached).

The Chair laid the A4-1 amendment on the table.

Testifying on the A4-1 amendment:

Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety.

Rep. Paymar withdrew the A4-1 amendment.

The Chair took the A32-1 amendment from the table.

Representative Smith withdrew the A32-1 amendment.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A4 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Paymar presented the A4-1 amendment

Rep. Paymar renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A4-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A13 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A13-1 amendment.

Testifying on the A13-1 amendment:

Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Frank Ahrens, Finance Director, Department of Public Safety
Ann Finn, League of Minnesota Cities

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A13-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A50 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A50-1 amendment.

Testifying on the A50-1 amendment:

Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A50-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A45 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A45-1 Amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A45-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A47 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A47-1 amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A47-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A59 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A59-1 amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A59-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the A11 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the A11-1 amendment.

Testifying on the A11-1 amendment:

Al Bataglia, Director of Homeland Security

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A11-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Cornish moved to amend HF1 with the A12 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Cornish presented the A12-1 amendment.

Rep. Cornish renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A12-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A2-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A2-1 amendment.

Rep. Murphy renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A2-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Soderstrom moved to amend HF1 with the A51-2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Soderstrom presented the A51-2 amendment.

Testifying on the A51-2 amendment:

Dan Storkamp, Department of Corrections.

Rep. Soderstrom renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A51-2 amendment. Division was requested. ( 6 NAYES AND 4 AYES) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Hilstrom moved to amend HF1 with the A60-2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Hilstrom presented the A60-2 amendment.

Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A60 -2 amendment. Chair was in doubt. On a show of hands 4 Ayes and 5 Nayes. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Hilstrom moved to amend HF1 with the A61-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Hilstrom presented the A61-1 amendment.

Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A61 -1 amendment. Division was called for. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A17-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A17-1 amendment.

Rep. Murphy renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A17 - 1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A3-1 amendment (see attached).

The Chair laid the A3-1 amendment on the table.

The Chair recessed the meeting to the call of the Chair (approximately 2:30) in Room 10 SOB.

The Chair reconvened the meeting at 3:00 in Room 10 SOB.

The Chair removed the A3 – 1 amendment from the table.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A3-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A3-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A3-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Eastlund moved to amend HF1 with the A36 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Eastlund presented the A36 amendment.

Rep. Eastlund withdrew the A36 amendment.

Rep. Hilstrom moved to reconsider the A60-2 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hilstrom moved to amend HF1 with the A60-2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Hilstrom moved to orally amend the A60-2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Hilstrom presented the A60-2 amendment.

Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A60-2 amendment as orally amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Eastlund moved to amend HF1 with the A23 -1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Eastlund presented the A23-1 amendment.

Rep.Eastlund renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A23-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A18-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A18-1 amendment.

Rep. Murphy renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A18-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Nelson moved to amend HF1 with the A44-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Nelson presented the A44-1 amendment.

Rep. Nelson renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A44-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Nelson moved to amend HF1 with the A55-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Nelson presented the A55-1 amendment.

Rep. Nelson renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A55-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A39-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A39-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison withdrew the A39-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A40-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A40-1 amendment.

Testifying on the A40-1 amendment:

Hilary Caliguri, Hennepin County Attorney

Rep. Ellison renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A40-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A7-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A7-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A7-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A25-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A25-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A25-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF1 with the A28-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Ellison presented the A28-1 amendment.

Rep. Ellison renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A28-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A29-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Paymar withdrew the A29-1 amendment.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A5-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Paymar presented the A5-1 amendment.

Rep. Paymar renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A5-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Paymar moved to amend HF1 with the A19-2 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Paymar presented the A19-2 amendment.

Rep. Paymar renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the A19-2 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A6-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A6-1 amendment.

Rep. Murphy renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A6-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A20-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A20-1 amendment.

Rep. Murphy renewed her motion to amend HF1 with the A20-1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Murphy moved to amend HF1 with the A21-1 amendment (see attached).

Rep. Murphy presented the A21-1 amendment.

Testifying on the A21-1 amendment:

Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Murphy withdrew the A21-1 amendment.

Rep. Smith moved to orally amend HF1 as amended by the DE2 amendment (see attached).

Testifying on the oral amendment:

Gary Karger, House Fiscal Analyst
Mary Ellison, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to orally amend HF1. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF1 with the 1A62-1 technical amendment (see attached).

Rep. Smith presented the 1A62-1 amendment.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion to amend HF1 with the 1A62-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith made the motion to direct staff to correct any technical and or fiscal changes necessary to reflect the actions of the committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Discussion of a technical amendment needed for the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission (MSGC).

Barbara Tombs, Executive Director, MSGC

Discussion of technical amendment for the Gang Strike Force.

Bob Fletcher, Chair, Gang Strike Force task Force
Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety


Rep. Paymar moved to reconsider the A12-1 amendment. A division was called for. (5 Nayes and 4 Ayes) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion that HF1 be recommended to pass, as amended, and that it be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Meeting was adjourned at 5:12 p.m.


REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant