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2015-2016 Regular Session

FORTY-SECOND MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

March 29, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SECOND 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 10:23 A.M. on March 29, 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 10:23 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Quam moved the minutes of March 24, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2540 (Sanders): Fantasy sports authorized

Representative Cornish moved HF2540 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Cornish moved the HF2540 A3 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cornish moved the following oral amendment: Remove Section 1. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testimony on HF2540 presented by:
Sean Ostrow, Manager of Government Affairs, FanDuel

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to refer HF2540, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF978 (Zerwas): Genetic counselors licensed.

Representative Zerwas moved HF978 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to re-refer HF978 to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3482 (Zerwas): Identity theft crimes statute of limitations expanded.

Representative Zerwas moved HF3482 be referred to the General Register.

Testimony on HF3482 presented by:
Michael St. Nicholas, Minnetonka
Susan Crumb, Assistant Hennepin County Attorney

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to refer HF3482 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3260 (Newberger): Level III sex offender residency regulation by local governmental units allowed.

Representative Newberger moved HF3260 be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Testimony on HF3260 presented by:
Dale Powers, City of Clear Lake Council Member
Tim Willson, City of Brooklyn Center, Mayor
Tom Roy, Department of Corrections Commissioner
Ryan Erdmann, Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties
Calvin Saari, Minnesota Corrections Assistant

Representative Newberger renewed his motion to re-refer HF3260 to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2741 (Lesch): Civil cause of action for the nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation created; stalking amended to include nonconsensual sexual solicitation, qualified domestic violence-related offense definition expanded; criminal penalties established, and law of criminal defamation clarified.

Representative Cornish moved HF2741 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Representative Cornish moved the HF2741 DE1-1 Amendment.

Representative Cornish moved the following oral amendment on the HF2741 DE1-1 Amendment: Delete new language on line 5.15, and to delete lines 8.30-8.32 and re-letter paragraph. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony on HF2741 provided by:
Caroline Palmer, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Elle Williams, Prior Lake
Teresa Nelson, American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF2741, as amended, to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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







Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Alex Braatz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF2540 (Sanders) - Fantasy sports authorized.
  • HF978 (Zerwas) - Genetic counselors licensed.
  • HF3482 (Zerwas) - Identity theft crimes statute of limitations extended.
  • HF3260 (Newberger) - Level III sex offender residency regulation by local governmental units allowed.
  • HF2741 (Lesch) - Nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation civil cause of action created, coercion crime amended to include threat of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images, stalking crime amended to include nonconsensual sexual solicitation, qualified domestic violence related offense and harassment definitions expanded, criminal penalties established for nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation, and criminal defamation law clarified.
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05:35 - Gavel. 07:00 - HF2540 (Sanders) Fantasy sports authorized. 14:36 - HF978 (Zerwas) Genetic counselors licensed. 20:10 - HF3482 (Zerwas) Identity theft crimes statute of limitations expanded. 42:28 - HF3260 (Newberger) Level III sex offender residency regulation by local governmental units allowed. 1:37:20 - HF2741 (Lesch) Civil cause of action for the nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation created; stalking amended to include nonconsensual sexual solicitation, qualified domestic violence-related offense definition expanded; criminal penalties established, and law of criminal defamation clarified. Runs 1 hour 50 minutes.