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Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 14, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:27 AM on March 14, 2017 in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
CORNISH, Tony
JOHNSON, Brian
HILSTROM, Debra
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
CONSIDINE, John (Jack)
DEHN, Ray
FRANKE, Keith
HOWE, Jeff
LOHMER, Kathy
LUCERO, Eric
NEWBERGER, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
WARD, JoAnn
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:
GROSSELL, Matt

Representative O’Neill moved the minutes of the March 9, 2017 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1838 (Sauke) Tax related notice provisions modified.

Representative Cornish moved to re-refer HF1838 to the Taxes Committee.

Representative Sauke presented HF1838.

Testifying on HF1838:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager for Department of Revenue

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF1838 to the Taxes Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF630 (Rarick) Child out-of-home placement cost aid under the Indian Child Welfare Act provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Cornish moved to re-refer HF630 to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Rarick presented HF630.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF630 to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1119 (Theis) Criminal penalties modified.

Representative Cornish moved to re-refer HF1119 to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee.

Representative Theis presented HF1119.

Testifying on HF1119:
Remi Stone, Executive Vice President of Builders Association of Minnesota

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF1119 to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1773 (Sarah Anderson) Tax Court appeal notice date clarified, alternative proof of timely mailing allowed, and small claims jurisdiction increased.

Representative Cornish moved to re-refer HF1773 to the Taxes Committee.

Representative Anderson presented HF1773.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF1773 to the Taxes Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1847 (Becker-Finn) Background check consistency provided.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to re-refer HF1847 to the Civil Law Committee.

Representative Becker-Finn presented HF1847.

Testifying on HF1847:
Katie Engler, Senior Legal Analyst for Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Representative Becker-Finn renewed her motion to re-refer HF1847 to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1670 (Zerwas) Driver diversion program made permanent, proof of insurance provided by courts, authorized, uniform traffic ticket amended, waiver of criminal surcharge authorized, court appearance for driving offenses mandated, and money appropriated.

Representative Zerwas moved to lay over HF1670 for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas moved the 1670A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas presented HF1670, as amended.

Testifying on HF1670:
Mary Ellen Heng, Deputy City Attorney and Director of Criminal Division for the City of Minneapolis
Jeanette Boerner, First Assistant Public Defender for Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office
Amy Tudor, Family Advocate and Housing Case Manager for Three Rivers Community Action Agency

Representative Cornish laid over HF1670, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Omnibus bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:49 A.M.





Representative Tony Cornish, Chair




Jason Rector, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1773 (Anderson) - Tax Court appeal notice date clarified, alternative proof of timely mailing allowed, and small claims jurisdiction increased.
  • HF1838 (Sauke) - Tax related notice provisions modified.
  • HF630 (Rarick) - Child out-of-home placement cost aid under the Indian Child Welfare Act provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1119 (Theis) - Criminal penalties modified.
  • HF1847 (Becker-Finn) - Background check consistency provided.
  • HF1670 (Zerwas) - Driver diversion program made permanent, proof of insurance provided by courts authorized, uniform traffic ticket amended, waiver of criminal surcharge authorized, court appearance for driving offenses mandated, and money appropriated.
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