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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 14th, 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

Representative Nash moved that the minutes for the February 12th and 13th, 2019 meetings be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF981 (Hertaus) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Convictions Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissions on Uniform State Laws, law regarding collateral consequences and criminal offenders rehabilitation conformed with the uniform act, and money appropriated.

Representative Long moved to amend HF981 with the A19-0030 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hertaus presented HF981.

Testifiers:
Scott Knight, Chief of Police for the City of Chaska.
Tom Strietz, President for Twin Cities Rise.
Michelle Dreier, Member Engagement and Government Affairs Manager at MN Electrical Association.
Erik Aamoth, Vice-President of Career Education and Employment Services at AVIVO.
Robert Johnson

Chair Mariani laid over HF981, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety omnibus bill.

HF741 (Noor) Limiting the use of money bail for certain offenses.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF741 with the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Noor presented HF741.

Testifiers:
Marion Greene, Hennepin County Commissioner.
Leslie Redmond, President for the Minneapolis NAACP.
Benjamin Fiest, Legislative Director at the American Civil Liberties Union.
Karin Reitz, Executive Director at the Jewish Community Action.
Bill Ward, State Public Defender.
Susan Segal, Minneapolis City Attorney.
David Brown, Deputy County Attorney for the Criminal Divisions at Hennepin County.

Chair Mariani laid over HF741, as amended, on the table.

The meeting adjourned at 2:27 P.M.


Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

Community Centered Probation Week HF 981 (Hertaus) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, law regarding collateral consequences and criminal offenders rehabilitation conformed with the uniform act, and money appropriated. HF 741 (Noor) Limiting the use of money bail for certain offenses

Bills Added:
  • HF741 (Noor) - Money bail use for certain offenses limited.
  • HF981 (Hertaus) - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, law regarding collateral consequences and criminal offenders rehabilitation conformed with the uniform act, and money appropriated.
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