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Public Safety Policy and Finance

FORTY-FIRST MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 03, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIRST 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 forty-first meeting to order at 10:24 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2006 in Hearing Room 200 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. Eastlund assumed the Chair

Rep. Smith moved HF2985 (Smith) relating to funeral and burial service disruption prohibited, and penalties imposed.

Rep. Smith moved to orally amend the A1 amendment (see attached). Amendment was incorporated.

Rep. Smith moved to amend HF2985 with the A1 amendment as amended (see attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith presented HF2985 as amended.

Testifying on HF2985:

Merrilee Carlson, Hastings Resident and mother of Sgt. Michael Carlson.

Rep. Meslow moved to orally amend HF2985 as amended (see attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion that HF2985 be recommended to pass, as amended, and that it be referred to the Consent Calendar. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Smith resumes the Chair.

Rep. Johnson moved HF2846 relating to eminent domain public use or purpose defined and modified, evidence for certain takings required, attorney fees provided, and other changes provided.

Rep. Johnson presented HF2846.

Testifying in support of HF2846

Alyssa Schulander, MN Auto Dealers Association
Howard Rosten, Attorney
Mike Hickey, NFIB
Matt Carpenter, Matt Carpenter Companies
Leroy Hanisch, St. Cloud Resident
Mark and Gail Foreman, Bloomington Residents
Diana Longrie, Mayor of Maplewood

Testifying against HF2846

Kaye Rakow, Director of Public Policy, NAIOP
Pat Mascia, SVP, Duke Realty
Bruce Messelt, Moorhead City Manager
Tom Grundhoefer, League of Minnesota Cities, General Counsel
Corrine Thomson, Kennedy and Craven
Louis Jambois, Executive Director, AMM
Bob Streetar, Community Development Director, Columbia Heights
Mark Sather, White Bear Lake City Manager
Dan Klint, Anoka County Attorney

Also testifying on HF2846:

Betsy Parker, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Rep. Newman moved to amend HF2846 with the A06-113 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2846 with the H2846A15 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A10 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A11 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A13 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A14 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A16 amendment. Chair in doubt. (5 Ayes and 7 Nayes) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A12 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the A06-1108 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Ellison moved to amend HF2826 with the H2846A18 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Rep. Johnson renewed his motion that HF2826 be recommended to pass, as amended, and that it be referred to the Committee on Local Government. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Meeting was adjourned at 1:57 p.m.


REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR


David Anderson
Committee Legislative Assistant