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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 18, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH 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 10:19 A.M. on March 18, 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
Quam
Rosenthal
Schoen
Ward
Winkler
Zerwas

Members excused:
O’Neill

Representative Cornish called the meeting to order at 10:19 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Hertaus moved the minutes from the March 17, 2015 meeting.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1376 (Barrett): Controlled substance schedules modified.

Representative Newberger moved to pass HF 1376 and move to general register.

Testimony on HF 1376 presented by:
Dr. Cody Wiberg, Executive Director of Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Representative Newberger renewed his motion to pass HF 1376 and move to general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0446 (Mahoney): Income tax dependency exemption allocation allowed in child support matters.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 0446 and move to the general register.

Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 0446, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1463 (Newberger): First responders allowed meal expense subtraction.

Representative Newberger moved to pass HF 1463 to be referred to Taxes Committee.

Representative Newberger renewed his motion to pass HF 1463 to be referred to Taxes Committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0322 (Winkler): Legislator’s privilege from arrest clarified, driving while impaired specified to constitute a breach of peace for purposes of the Constitution.

Representative Winkler moved HF 0322 to pass and move to the general register.

Testimonies on HF 0322 presented by:
Chris Ploch, Concordia University Student
Claire Houser, Concordia University Student
Adam Woods, Concordia University Student
Jim Franklin, Executive Director of Sheriff’s Association

Representative Winkler moved to orally amend HF 0322 as follows:
Page 2, Line 2.7 strike “169A.79” and insert “609.0225”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Winkler renewed his motion to pass HF 0322, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1085 (Garafalo): Careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm penalties enhanced, and reckless driving repealed.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 1085 and move to the general register.

Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Considine moved to orally amend the A15-0126 amendment as follows:
Page 1, lines 3 and 4, before “Thomas” insert “Jacquelyn Devney and”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved the A15-0126 amendment, as amended.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1085 presented by:
Mack Backlund, State Coordinator for ABATE Minnesota.
Nancy Johnson, Minnesotans for Safe Driving
Cathy Ciaciura, Lino Lakes, MN
Dorian Grilley, Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota
James Backstrom, Dakota County Attorney

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1085, as amended, to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 A.M.



Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1376 (Barrett) - Controlled substance schedules modified.
  • HF446 (Mahoney) - Income tax dependency exemption allocation allowed in child support matters.
  • HF1085 (Garofalo) - Careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm penalties enhanced, and reckless driving repealed.
  • HF1463 (Newberger) - First responders allowed meal expense subtraction.
  • HF322 (Winkler) - Legislator's privilege from arrest clarified, and driving while impaired specified to constitute a breach of the peace for purposes of the Constitution.
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04:20 - Gavel.
05:40 - HF1376 (Barrett) Controlled substance schedules modified.
14:25 - HF446 (Mahoney) Income tax dependency exemption allocation allowed in child support matters.
21:14 - HF1463 (Newberger) First responders allowed meal expense subtraction.
36:30 - HF322 (Winkler) Legislator's privilege from arrest clarified, driving while impaired specified to constitute a breach of the peace for purposes of the Constitution.
1:02:14 - HF1085 (Garofalo) Careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm penalties enhanced, and reckless driving repealed.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.