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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH 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 12:56 P.M. on February 28th, 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
POSTON, John
PINTO, Dave

HF 897 (Dehn) Juvenile detention alternatives throughout state funding provided, and money appropriated.

Reprehensive Dehn presented HF897.

Testifiers in support of HF897:
Curtis Shanklin, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.
Katrinna Dexter, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.

Chair Mariani laid over HF897 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1678 (Edelson) Juvenile issues addressed, including risk assessments, arrest alternatives, and restraint use.

Representative Edelson presented HF1678.

Testifiers in support of HF1678.
Sarah Davis
Matt Bauer
Bryan Fullman

Chair Mariani laid over HF1678 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1679 (Noor) Juvenile hearings and records prohibited from the public, juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction raised to age 13, and human services disqualifications modified.

Representative Noor presented HF1679.




Joshua Esmay
Sarah Davis
Robert Small

Representative Moller moved to amend HF1679 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Howard moved to refer HF1679, as amended, to the Judiciary and Civil Law Division.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call for HF1679, as amended.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Time
NASH, Jim
O’Neill, Marion
POSTON, John

EXCUSED:
PINTO, Dave


With 9 AYES and 7 NAYS, and 1 EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to take HF9 off the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Richardson presented HF9.

Representative Lucero moved to amend HF9, as amended, with the A2 Amendment.

Representative Dehn requested a roll call for the A2 Amendment.

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Time
NASH, Jim
O’Neill, Marion
POSTON, John

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
HOWARD, Michael
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave


EXCUSED:
LESCH, John

With 7 AYES, 9 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Lucero moved to amend HF9, as amended, with the A3 Amendment.

Representative Lucero requested a roll call for the A3 Amendment.

AYES:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Time
NASH, Jim
O’Neill, Marion
POSTON, John

NAYS:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave

With 7AYES, 10NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL

Representative Moller moved to amend the A4 Amendment with the A11 Amendment.

Representative Moller requested a roll call to amend the A4 Amendment with the A11 Amendment.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Time
NASH, Jim
O’Neill, Marion
POSTON, John

With 10AYES, 7NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Nash withdrew the A4 Amendment.

Representative Grossell moved to amend HF9, as amended, with the A6 Amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Long moved to amend the A7 Amendment with the A10 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Grossell withdrew the A7 Amendment.

Representative Pinto moved to return HF9, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote on HF9, as amended.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Time
NASH, Jim
O’Neill, Marion
POSTON, John

With 10 AYES, 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:55 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Youth Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform HF 897 (Dehn) Juvenile detention alternatives throughout state funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 1678 (Edelson) Juvenile issues addressed, including risk assessments, arrest alternatives, and restraint use. HF 1717 (Dehn) Juvenile life sentence without release amended. HF 1679 (Noor) Juvenile hearings and records prohibited from the public, juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction raised to age 13, and human services disqualifications modified. HF 8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required. HF 9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enable to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm. **The Chair's intent is to get through HF 8 and HF 9 on Wednesday evening. If we are not able to do so, we will extend this meeting into the evening.

Bills Added:
  • HF897 (Dehn) - Juvenile detention alternatives throughout state funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF8 (Pinto) - Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.
  • HF9 (Richardson) - Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.
  • HF1678 (Edelson) - Juvenile issues addressed, including risk assessments, arrest alternatives, and restraint use.
  • HF1717 (Dehn) - Juvenile life sentence without release amended.
  • HF1679 (Noor) - Juvenile hearings and records prohibited from the public, juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction raised to age 13, and human services disqualifications modified.
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00:42 - HF897 (Dehn) Juvenile detention alternatives throughout state funding provided, and money appropriated. 37:25 - Public testimony on juvenile justice issues. 45:57 - HF1678 (Edelson) Juvenile issues addressed, including risk assessments, arrest alternatives, and restraint use. 1:09:08 - HF1679 (Noor) Juvenile hearings and records prohibited from the public, juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction raised to age 13, and human services disqualifications modified. 1:28:18 - Continued consideration of HF9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enable to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm. Runs 2 hours, 10 minutes.