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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 12:50 P.M. on February 13th, 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

Presentation on the Sentencing Guideline Commission and Probation.

Presenting the Overview:
Kelly Mitchell, Executive Director at the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.

HF 997 (Long) Offenders sentenced to probation and length of probation guidance provided, and data integration for probation provided.

Representative Long moved to amend HF997 with amendment A19-0028. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Long presented HF997.

Testifiers:
Paul Schnell
Ben Feist, Legislative Director at the American Civil Liberties Union.
Lars Negstad, Policy Director at Isaiah.
Raj Sethurja, Criminal Justice Reform Chair at the NAACP
Gina Evans, Director of Outreach for MN Adult and Teen Challenge.

Chair Mariani laid over HF997, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety omnibus bill.

HF 1028 (O'Neill) Grant program to access local programs to address technical violations by nonviolent controlled substance offenders expanded, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF1028 with the A19-0019 amendment as follows: Page 1, line 7, delete “15” and insert “13”. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF1028, as amended, with the A19-0019 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative O’Neill presented HF1028.

Testifiers:
Corey Kohan, Adult Supervision Manager at Anoka County Corrections.
Dylan Warkentin, Director of Community Correction at Anoka County.
Paul Schnell, Commissioner at the MN Department of Corrections.

Chair Mariani laid over HF1028, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:17 P.M.


Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

Community Centered Probation Week Presentation on the Sentencing Guideline Commission and Probation by the Robina Institute HF 997 (Long) Offenders sentenced to probation and length of probation guidance provided, and data integration for probation provided. HF 1028 (O'Neill) Grant program to access local programs to address technical violations by nonviolent controlled substance offenders expanded, report required, and money appropriated

Bills Added:
  • HF1028 (O'Neill) - Grant program to access local programs to address technical violations by nonviolent controlled substance offenders expanded, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF997 (Long) - Offenders sentenced to probation and length of probation guidance provided, and data integration for probation provided.
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01:33 - Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice presentation on the Sentencing Guideline Commission. 24:27 - HF997 (Long) Offenders sentenced to probation and length of probation guidance provided, and data integration for probation provided. 1:04:29 - HF1028 (O'Neill) Grant program to access local programs to address technical violations by nonviolent controlled substance offenders expanded, report required, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.