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SECOND JOINT MEETING - PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION & CORRECTIONS DIVISION MINUTES - Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
&
CORRECTIONS DIVISION
MINUTES
Representative Mariani, Chair of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 5:07 P.M. on February 26th, 2019, in room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
LESCH, John
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
LUCERO, Eric
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present at 5:18 P.M.

Department of Corrections Budget Presentation.

Presenting the overview:
Paul Schnell, Commissioner for the Department of Corrections.

The meeting adjourned at 6:17 P.M.

Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



Representative Jack Considine, Chair



Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant


Adam Kopel,
Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Youth Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform HF 950 (Christensen) Minnesota School Safety Center funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 812 (Wazlawik) Criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in authority positions over juveniles expanded. HF 89 (Grossell) Child pornography offenses penalties increased, mandatory minimum sentences created, and Sentencing Guidelines Commission directed to modify sex offender grid. *HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception. *HF 50 will be heard to clarify a motion. The bill was previously before a committee. Testimony was heard. No public testimony will be taken for this bill. **The Committee will reconvene at 5:00 pm in room Capitol 120 for a Joint Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform and Corrections Committee on Corrections Budget Presentation.

Bills Added:
  • HF950 (Christensen) - Minnesota School Safety Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF812 (Wazlawik) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in authority positions over juveniles expanded.
  • HF50 (Hornstein) - Cell phone use prohibited by person operating a vehicle while vehicle is in motion or a part of traffic, and voice-activated hands-free mode exception provided.
  • HF89 (Grossell) - Child pornography offenses penalties increased, mandatory minimum sentences created, and Sentencing Guidelines Commission directed to modify sex offender grid.
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01:03 - HF950 (Christensen) Minnesota School Safety Center funding provided, and money appropriated. 17:51 - HF812 (Wazlawik) Criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in authority positions over juveniles expanded. 26:33 - HF89 (Grossell) Child pornography offenses penalties increased, mandatory minimum sentences created, and Sentencing Guidelines Commission directed to modify sex offender grid. 1:11:29 - HF50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception. - HF50 was heard to clarify a motion; the bill was previously before a committee; testimony was heard; no public testimony was taken for this bill. Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.