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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 15, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-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 10:15 A.M. on March 15, 2016 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
Flanagan
Hertaus
Hilstrom
Howe
Lohmer
Lucero
Newberger
O’Neill
Quam
Rosenthal
Schoen















Ward
Zerwas

Representative Cornish called the meeting to order at 10:15 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Considine moved the minutes of May 10, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Johnson assumed the gavel at 10:16 A.M.

HF2652 (Cornish): Fourth degree assault against a peace officer offense clarified.

Representative Cornish moved HF2652 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Cornish moved the HF2652 DE1 Amendment.

Testimony on HF 2652 DE1 presented by:
Dennis Flaherty, Executive Director, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass the HF2652 DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 2652, as amended, to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish assumed the gavel at 10:30 A.M.

HF2888 (Cornish): Sentencing Guidelines commission recommendations on controlled substance offenses rejected.

Representative Cornish moved HF2888 be sent to the General Register.

Testimony on HF 2888 presented by:
Robert Small, Executive Director, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Nancy Haas, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Nathaniel Reitz, Executive Director, Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission
Abou Amara, Director of Public Policy, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change
Brock Hunter, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Keith Roberts, ISAIAH
Lars Negstad, ISAIAH
Aaron Berc, Jewish Community Action
Mariah Wilberg, St. Paul

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to pass HF 2888, as amended, to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:02 P.M.







Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Alex Braatz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2652 (Cornish) - Fourth-degree assault against a peace officer offense clarified.
  • HF2888 (Cornish) - Sentencing Guidelines Commission recommendations on controlled substance offenses rejected.
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