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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 19, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH 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 10:17A.M. on March 19, 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 Cornish called the meeting to order at 10:17 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Zerwas moved that the minutes from the March 18, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0307 (Fabian): Proof of insurance in electronic format provided.

Representative Zerwas moved to pass HF 0307 and move to the general register.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to pass HF 0307 and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0305 (Fabian): Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended to recognize the North Dakota permit to carry a pistol as being valid in Minnesota.

Representative Newberger moved to pass HF 0305 and move to the general register.

Representative Newberger moved the A15-0286 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 0355 presented by:
Joseph Olson, Chairman of Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance
Andrew Rothman, President of Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance
Jim Franklin, Executive Director of Sheriff’s Association
Susan Sheridan Tucker, Executive Director of League of Women Voters Minnesota
Heather Martens, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota
Bill Krause, Plymouth, MN
Mark Dunaski, Deputy Commissioner of Department of Public Safety
Joe Newton, Department of Public Safety

Representative Hilstrom moved to orally amend the A15-0286 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.26, strike “or” and insert “and” and after the second comma insert “if available,”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish called for a recess at 12:01 P.M.

Representative Cornish reconvened the meeting at 6:23 P.M.

Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved to orally amend the A1 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.25, strike “May” and insert “March”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 0305, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 0722 (Newberger): Public official authority to disarm individuals at any time clarified and delimited.

Representative Newberger moved to pass HF 0722 and move to the general register.

Testimonies on HF 0722 presented by:
Andrew Rothman, President of Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance
Heather Martens, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota
Bill Krause, Plymouth, MN

Representative Newberger renewed his motion to pass HF 0722 and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1524 (Zerwas): Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgements regulated.

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1524 to be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative Hilstrom moved to orally amend HF 1524 as follows:
Line 1.13 after paragraph c insert “,clause (1) regardless of the amount”
Lines 2.18 and 2.19 reinstate the striken language
Lines 2.31 through 2.36 reinstate the striken language
Line 3.1 reinstate clause 3
Lines 3.15 through 3.19 reinstate the striken language
Lines 3.22 and 3.22 to be deleted
Page 3, section 2 to be deleted

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony on HF 1524 presented by:
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to lay over HF 1524 for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0969 (Hertaus): Offenders placed on intensive supervised release from prison required to be placed on electronic monitoring immediately upon release.

Representative Hertaus moved HF 0969 to be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative Hertaus moved the DE2 Amendment.

Representative Hilstrom moved to orally amend the DE2 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.15 strike “must” insert “may”
Line 2.15 strike “must” insert “may
Line 2.33 strike “must” insert “may”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 0969 presented by:
Kathleen Lonergan, Department of Corrections
Ryan Erdman, MN Association of Community Corrections Act Counties

Representative Hertaus renewed his motion to lay over HF 0969 for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 1234 (Winkler): Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.

Representative Winkler moved to pass HF 1234 and move to the general register.

Testimony on HF 1234 presented by:
Caroline Palmer, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Representative Winkler renewed his motion to pass HF 1234 and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:16 P.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF307 (Fabian) - Proof of insurance in electronic format provided.
  • HF305 (Fabian) - Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended to recognize the North Dakota permit to carry a pistol as being valid in Minnesota.
  • HF722 (Newberger) - Public official authority to disarm individuals at any time clarified and delimited.
  • HF1524 (Zerwas) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
  • HF969 (Hertaus) - Offenders placed on intensive supervised release from prison required to be placed on electronic monitoring immediately upon release.
  • HF1234 (Lohmer) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
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03:33 - Gavel.
04:47 - HF307 (Fabian) Proof of insurance in electronic format provided.
08:34 - HF305 (Fabian) Minnesota Personal Protection Act amended to recognize the North Dakota permit to carry a pistol as being valid in Minnesota.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.