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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

THIRTY-THIRD MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - April 14, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-THIRD 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 11:02 A.M. on April 14, 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 11:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved that the minutes from the April 9, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0849 (Cornish): Disaster assistance modified; and funding provided for courts, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Uniform Laws Commission, Board on Judicial Standards, Board of Public Defense, sentencing guidelines, public safety, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board, Private Detective Board, human rights, and corrections, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved that HF 0849 be passed and referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Cornish moved the DE2 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved to orally amend the DE2 Amendment as follows:
Page 10, Line 10.6 strike “22,261,000” and insert “$23,261,000”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved the A12 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Technical explanation of financial aspects presented by:
John Walz, House Fiscal Analyst

Representative Cornish moved the A10 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Technical explanation of policy aspects presented by:
Jeff Diebel, House Research Analyst
Rebecca Pirius, House Research Analyst

Testimonies on HF 0849 presented by:
Joe Kelly, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Tom Roy, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Mark Dunaski, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Wade Setter, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Brian Smith, Association of Minnesota Counties
Dylan Warkentin, Director, Anoka County Corrections

Representative Ward moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Considine moved the A2 Amendment.

Representative Considine requested a roll call vote.

AYES NAYS ABSENT
Considine Cornish
Dehn Johnson
Hilstrom Hertaus
Rosenthal Howe
Schoen Lohmer
Ward Lucero
Winkler Newberger
O’Neill
Quam
Zerwas

On a vote of 7 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Hilstrom moved the A4 Amendment.

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Dehn moved the A5 Amendment.

Representative Cornish moved to orally amend the A5 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.5, strike “$1,000,000” and insert “$50,000”
Line 1.14 strike “amend” and insert “increase”
Line 1.14 after “transfer” insert “$50,000 each year”

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Dehn renewed his motion to move the A5 Amendment, as amended.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hilstrom moved the A8 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hilstrom moved the A9 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF 0849 be passed and referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote.




AYES NAYS ABSENT
Cornish Considine
Johnson Dehn
Hertaus
Hilstrom
Howe
Lohmer
Lucero
Newberger
O’Neill
Quam
Rosenthal
Schoen
Ward
Winkler
Zerwas

On a vote of 15 AYES and 2 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:56 P.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF849 (Cornish) - Omnibus public safety finance and policy bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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Comments by the Chair.
HF849 (Cornish) Omnibus Public Safety and Crime Prevention Finance bill.
Runs 54 minutes.


*HF849 will become the Public Safety Omnibus Bill. A delete-all amendment will be posted to the committee web page when available.