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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - April 08, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST 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 8, 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 10:15 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

A quorum was present at 10:17 A.M. and the meeting was called to order.

Representative Newberger moved that the minutes from the April 7, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1126 (Simonson): Duluth; community offender reentry program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 1126 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative Cornish moved the A15-0063 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1126 presented by:
Binner Rahn, SOAR Career Solutions
Emily Edison, SOAR Career Solutions
Tom Roy, Commissioner of Department of Corrections

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 1126 be laid over, as amended, for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 1215 (Melin): Domestic violence victim services funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 1215 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimony on HF 1215 presented by:
Representative Jason Metsa, State Representative
Melissa Scaia, Executive Director of Advocates for Family Peace

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 1215 be held over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 1500 (Schoen): Crime victim support grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Schoen moved that HF 1500 be held over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 1500 presented by:
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Leigh Block, Survivor Resources
Margaret McAbee, Executive Director of Survivor Resources
Catherine Johnson, Commander of Violent Crimes Investigation Department for Minneapolis Police Department
LeAnn Hofstrom, Survivor Resources

Representative Schoen renewed his motion that HF 1500 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

HF 1088 (O’Neill): Crimes committed in a patient care zone penalties increased, and assaults by inmates in public institutions sentencing provisions amended.

Representative O’Neill moved that HF 1088 be laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Representative O’Neill moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 1088 presented by:
Mary Ellen Wells, Administrator of CentraCare Health
Jennifer Myster, President of Buffalo Hospital
Matt Anderson, Minnesota Hospital Association

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF 1088 be laid over, as amended, for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:38 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1126 (Simonson) - Duluth; community offender reentry program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1215 (Melin) - Domestic violence victim service funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1500 (Schoen) - Crime victim support grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1088 (O'Neill) - Crimes committed in a patient care zone penalties increased, and assaults by inmates in public institutions sentencing provisions amended.
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