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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TWENTY-FIRST MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 10, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIME PREVENTION POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Johnson, Vice Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:17 A.M. on March 10, 2015 in Hearing Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Cornish, Chair
Johnson, B, Vice Chair
Considine
Dehn
Hertaus
Hilstrom
Howe
Lohmer
Lucero
Newberger
O’Neill
Quam
Rosenthal
Schoen














Ward
Winkler
Zerwas

Representative Johnson called the meeting to order at 10:17 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Ward moved that the minutes from the March 5, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1432 (Green): Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to do background checks at the request of Indian tribes.

Representative Johnson moved to pass HF 1432 and move to general register.

Representative Johnson moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony on HF 1432 presented by:
Reid LeBeau, Fond du Lac Band and Bois Forte Band

Representative Johnson renewed his motion to pass HF 1432, as amended, and move to general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Report from Legislative Advisory Committee on the Care of Pregnant Incarcerated Women presented by:
Rebecca Shlafer, Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota Medical School

HF 1247 (Laine): Needs of incarcerated women relating to pregnancy and childbirth addressed, and report on use of restraints required.

Representative Johnson moved that HF 1247 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative Johnson moved the A2 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson renewed his motion for HF 1247, as amended, to be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0742 (O’Neill): Campus sexual harassment and sexual violence policy changes required, good faith reporting of sexual harassment and sexual violence encouraged, coordination between postsecondary institutions and law enforcement required, postsecondary institutions required to create an online reporting system, data access restricted, data classifications provided, campus security officers and administrators training required, and institutions required to provide student health services for victims of sexual assault.

Chair Cornish assumed the gavel at 10:38 A.M.

Representative Winkler moved to refer HF 0742 to the Civil Law and Data Practices Committee.

Representative O’Neill moved the DE5 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 0742 presented by:
Abeer Syedah, University of Minnesota Student Association
Courtney Blake, University of Minnesota Student
Patrick English, Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator at the University of Minnesota Interfraternity Council
Caroline Palmer, MN Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Rich Neumeister, St. Paul, MN

Representative Winkler renewed his motion to refer HF 0742, as amended, to the Civil Law and Data Practices Committee.

HF 1180 (O’Neill): Trial courts provided funding for expansion of specialty courts.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 1180 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 1180 presented by:
Bill Leary, Ramsey County District Court Judge
Kim Bigham, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney
Sarah Erickson, Coalition of Addiction Recovery, Inc.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to lay over HF 1180 for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1432 (Green) - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to do background checks at the request of Indian tribes.
  • HF1247 (Laine) - Needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth addressed, and report on use of restraints required.
  • HF742 (O'Neill) - Campus sexual harassment and sexual violence; various provisions modified relating to campus sexual assault policies, good faith reporting, postsecondary institution and law enforcement coordination, online reporting systems, data access, data classifications, security officer and administrator training, and student health services.
  • HF1180 (O'Neill) - Trial courts funding provided for expansion of specialty courts, and money appropriated.
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00:33 - Gavel.
02:07 - HF1432 (Green) Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to do background checks at the request of Indian tribes.
11:03 - Report from the Legislative Advisory Committee on the Care of Pregnant Incarcerated Women.
14:24 - HF1247 (Laine) Needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth addressed, and report on use of restraints required.
19:58 - HF742 (O'Neill) Campus sexual harassment and sexual violence policy changes required, good faith reporting of sexual harassment and sexual violence encouraged, coordination between postsecondary institutions and law enforcement required, postsecondary institutions required to create an online reporting system, data access restricted, data classifications provided, campus security officers and administrators training required, and institutions required to provide student health services for victims of sexual assault.
1:15:18 - HF1180 (O'Neill) Trial courts provided funding for expansion of specialty courts.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.


Report from the Legislative Advisory Committee on the Care of Pregnant Incarcerated Women.