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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - April 07, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 10:17 A.M. on April 7, 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 Rosenthal moved that the minutes from the March 26, 2015 meeting.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0743 (Albright): Scott County; probation caseload and workload reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 0743 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0743 presented by:
Tim Cleveland, Scott County Corrections Director
Ryan Erdmann, Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 0743 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0612 (Clark): Emergency shelter facility for East African women and child victims of domestic abuse and trafficking provided grant funding, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 0612 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0612 presented by:
Farhio Khalif, Voice of East African Women
Muse Faroh, Voice of African Women
Qali Jama, Voice of East African Women
Sue Watlov Phillips, Executive Director of Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing
Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 0612 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 0503 (Johnson): Child advocacy centers that assist abuse victims grant program established.

Representative Johnson moved that HF 0503 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0503 presented by:
Marcia Milliken, Executive Director of Minnesota Children’s Alliance
Chris Caulk, Isanti County Sheriff
Mark Ostrem, Olmsted County Attorney
Kelly Nelson, First Witness, Duluth, MN
Christina Zelse, Minnesota Social Services Association

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF 0503 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 2044 (Lohmer): Community corrections aid formula base funding amount modified.

Representative Lohmer moved that HF 2044 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative Lohmer moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony on HF 2044 presented by:
Dylan Warkentin, President of Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties and Anoka County Corrections Director

Representative Lohmer renewed her motion that HF 2044 be laid over, as amended, for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:29 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF743 (Albright) - Scott County; probation caseload and workload reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF612 (Clark) - East African women and children domestic abuse and trafficking victims emergency shelter facility grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF503 (Johnson) - Child advocacy centers that assist abuse victims grant program established.
  • HF2044 (Lohmer) - Community corrections aid formula base funding amount modified.
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