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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

TENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 05, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 February 5, 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 10:15 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lohmer moved that the minutes of the February 4, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview budget presentation of Board of Public Defenders

Presenting the overview:
Kevin Kajer, Chief Administrator of Board of Public Defense
Bill Ward, State Public Defender

HF 0273 (Uglem): Youth intervention program provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved to hold over bill for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Testimonies on HF 0273 presented by:
Paul Meunier, Executive Director of Youth Intervention Programs Association (YIPA)
James Backstrom, Dakota County Attorney
Nicole Tran, YIPA Participant
Dan Pfarr, Executive Director of The Bridge for Youth
Trenton Washington, YIPA Participant

The meeting was adjourned at 11:43 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF273 (Uglem) - Youth intervention program provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Public Defenders Budget Presentation