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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TWENTY- NINTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 26, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY- NINTH 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 10:18 A.M. on March 26, 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 began the meeting at 10:16 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

A quorum was present at 10:18 A.M. and the meeting was called to order.

Representative Lohmer moved that the minutes from the March 25, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0795 (Mack): Cost-benefit approach implemented to measure success of corrections and human services programs.

Representative Cornish moved HF 0795 to be passed and referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Testimonies on HF 0795 presented by:
Kelly Harder, Dakota County Community Services Director
Tom Roy, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 0795 to be referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0518 (Scott): Parenting time rebuttable presumption clarified, remedies following denial of court-ordered parenting time or other agreements modified, post-decree modification of maintenance allowed, disclosure of income information required, and alternate effective date for modification of child support allowed.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 0518 and move to the general register.
Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony on HF 0518 presented by:
Michael Dittberner, Minnesota Chapter of American Academy Matrimony Lawyers

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 0518, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1947 (Atkins): Used wireless communication device cash payments permitted.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 1947 and move to the general register.

Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1947, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1703 (Vogel): Tax Court conforming changes made, and appropriations clarified.

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1703 to be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimony on HF 1703 presented by:
Joanne Turner, Chief Judge of Minnesota Tax Court

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to lay over HF 1703 for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 1677 (Albright): Human services policy modifications provided, unmarked vehicle use authorized, background study expense requirements modified, cost of care requirements modified for persons committed by tribunal courts, compliance with Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act required, documentation of nonemergency medical transportation services required, council continued, and rulemaking authorized.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 1677 and move to the general register.

Representative Cornish moved the DE1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1677 presented by:
Nikki Farago, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Jerry Kerber, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1677, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1940 (Simonson): Trespass crime expanding to include trespassing on a school bus.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 1940 and move to the general register.

Testimonies on HF 1940 presented by:
Jan Vanderwall, Transportation Director, Roseville Area Schools
Lt. Brian Reu, Minnesota State Patrol, Office of School Bus Safety

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1940 and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1825 (Slocum): Automated sale suppression device use criminal penalties provided.

Representative Cornish moved HF 1825 to be passed and referred to the Taxes Committee.

Representative Cornish moved the A15-0351 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1825 presented by:
Paul Cummings, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Margaret Reisdorf, Minnesota Department of Revenue

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1825, as amended, to be referred to the Taxes Committee.

Representative Cornish moved to reconsider HF 1825.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1825, as amended, to be referred to the Taxes Committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1935 (Green): Religious objections to autopsies provided.

Representative Cornish moved to pass HF 1935 and move to the general register.

Representative Cornish moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved the A2 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved to orally amend the A2 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.7, strike “offering to provide” and insert “providing”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1935 presented by:
Tadd Johnson, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Winnie LaPrairie- Mushkooul, McGregor, MN
Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County Chief Medical Examiner
Robert Small, Executive Director, Minnesota County Attorney’s Association

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 1935, as amended, and move to the general register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:17 P.M.



Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF795 (Mack) - Cost-benefit approach implemented to measure success of corrections and human services programs.
  • HF518 (Scott) - Parenting time rebuttable presumption clarified, remedies following denial of court-ordered parenting time or other agreements modified, post-decree modification of maintenance allowed, disclosure of income information required, and alternate effective date for modification of child support allowed.
  • HF1677 (Albright) - Human services policy modifications provided; unmarked vehicle use authorized; background study requirements, cost of care requirements, and Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act modified; nonemergency medical transportation documentation required; council continued; Indian child out-of-home placement provisions modified; conforming changes made; rulemaking authorized; and criminal penalties provided.
  • HF1935 (Green) - Autopsy religious objection provided.
  • HF1940 (Simonson) - Trespass crime expanded to include trespassing on a school bus.
  • HF1703 (Vogel) - Tax Court conforming changes made, and appropriations clarified.
  • HF1825 (Slocum) - Automated sale suppression device use criminal penalties provided.
  • HF1947 (Atkins) - Used wireless communication device cash payments permitted, and effect of nonredemption modified.
Documents:

HF1677, HF1935, and HF1825 will be heard pending timely referrals from other committees.