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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 11, 2015

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

PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIME PREVENTION POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:21 A.M. on March 11, 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
O’Neill
Quam
Rosenthal
Schoen












Zerwas

Members excused:
Newberger
Ward
Winkler

Representative Cornish began the meeting at 10:18 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

HF 0652 (Franson): Application for Discharge of Judgment filing excluded from filing fee.

Representative Cornish called the meeting to order at 10:21 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Hertaus moved that the minutes from the March 10, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 0652 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0652 presented by:
Nathan Hansen, Attorney, St. Paul, MN
Craig Andresen, Co-Chair of Minnesota Branch of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Eric Talsness, Attorney, Inver Grove Heights, MN
James Ryan, Attorney, Rochester, MN

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 0652 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0535 (Zerwas): Sherburne County provided grant to fund community supervision of offenders.

Representative Zerwas moved that HF 0535 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.


Testimonies on HF 0535 presented by:
J. Hancuch, Director of Sherburne County Probation Department
Ryan Erdman, Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion that HF 0535 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0755 (Hilstrom): Prosecutor law enforcement training grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF 0755 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0755 presented by:
Robert Small, Executive Director of Minnesota County Attorney Association

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF 0755 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0889 (Hilstrom): Fifth degree criminal sexual conduct expanded, and crime of adulteration by bodily fluid created.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF 0889 be passed and referred to the general register.

Testimonies on HF 0889 presented by:
Patricia Maahs, Coon Rapids, MN
Detective Edward Sapinsky, New Brighton Department of Public Safety

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion to pass HF 0889 and refer to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1433 (Hilstrom): Video record creation in restrooms, locker rooms, and changing rooms prohibited; and predatory offender registration required.

Representative Hilstrom moved that HF 1433 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimony on HF 1433 presented by:
Detective Justin Bloch, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office

Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF 1433 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:19 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF652 (Franson) - Application for Discharge of Judgment filing excluded from filing fee.
  • HF535 (Zerwas) - Sherburne County; community supervision of offenders grant provided.
  • HF755 (Hilstrom) - Prosecutor law enforcement training grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF889 (Hilstrom) - Fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct expanded, and crime of adulteration by bodily fluid created.
  • HF1433 (Hilstrom) - Video record creation in restrooms, locker rooms, and changing rooms prohibited; and predatory offender registration required.