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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 18, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH 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 February 18, 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
Zerwas

Members absent:
Winkler

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

Representative Dehn moved that the minutes of the February 17, 2015 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 0071 (Swedzinksi): Criminal vehicular homicide occurring within ten years of qualified offense penalty created.

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

Representative Johnson moved the A1 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson moved the A15 Amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimonies on HF 0071 presented by:
Brad Bigler, Marshall, MN
Heather Biger, Marshall, MN

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF 0071, as amended, be held over for possible inclusion in omnibus bill.

Overview budget presentation of the Guardian Ad Litem Program



Presenting the overview:
Paul Nelson, Senior Judge, and Chair of Guardian Ad Litem Board
Suzanne Alliegro, State Program Administrator

Overview budget presentation of the Uniform Law Commission

Presenting the overview:
Harriet Lansing, Commissioner
Robert Tennessen, Commissioner

The meeting was adjourned at 11:09 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Simon Gottlieb, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF71 (Swedzinski) - Criminal vehicular homicide enhanced penalty created for offenses occurring within ten years of qualified offense.
Documents:

Guardian ad Litem Budget Presentation

Uniform Law Commission Budget Presentation