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SEVENTH MEETING - Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 12:52 P.M. on January 31st, 2019, in room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
GROSSELL, Matt
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

Overview presentation by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) on the new guidelines for rape investigations.

Presenting the overview:
Nate Gove, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
Stephanie Revering, Crystal Police Chief.


HF327 (Moller) Law enforcement required to adopt policies for sexual assault investigation cases.

Representative Moller moved to amend HF327 with amendment H0327DE2. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moller presented HF327.

Testifiers:
Safia Khan, Director of Policy for the Minnesota Coalition of Battered Women.
Kilomarie Granda, Founder of Unspoken Voices.

Chair Mariani laid over HF327, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety omnibus bill.

HF418 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct statutory reform working group created, and report required.

Representative Moller moved to return HF418 to the Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to re-refer it to the Government Operations Committee.

Representative Moller presented HF418.

Testifiers:
Asma Mohammed, Program Manager for Reviving Sisterhood.
Megan Arriola,
Lindsay Brice, Law and Policy Director for the MN Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Cheri Townsend

Representative Moller renewed her motion to return HF418 to the Ways and Means Committee with a recommendation to re-refer it to the Government Operation Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:18 P.M.



Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Approval of minutes for January 30, 2019 III. Overview of new guidelines for rape investigations by the Police Standards and Training (POST) Board. IV. HF 418 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct statutory reform working group created, and report required. V.. HF 327 (Moller) Law enforcement required to adopt policies for sexual assault investigation cases. VI. Adjournment

Bills Added:
  • HF327 (Moller) - Law enforcement required to adopt policies for sexual assault investigation cases.
  • HF418 (Moller) - Criminal sexual conduct statutory reform working group created, report required, and money appropriated.
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(No committee room audio the first :21) 00:53 - Overview of new guidelines for rape investigations by the Police Officers Standards and Training Board. 27:19 - HF327 (Moller) Law enforcement required to adopt policies for sexual assault investigation cases. 1:03:28 - HF418 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct statutory reform working group created, and report required. Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.