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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 12:45 P.M. on March 5th, 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

Representative Christensen moved to approve minutes for the February 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th, 28th, and the Second Joint meetings. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 793 (Vang) Cannabidiol sale or possession provided as not a crime.

Representative Vang presented HF793.

Testifiers in support of HF793:
Charlie Levine
Zach Robbins
Matthew Kaiser, Campaign for Full Legalization.

Chair Mariani laid over HF793 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus bill.

HF 469 (Quam) Controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired study provided.

Representative Quam presented HF469

Testifiers in Support of HF469:
Donna Spannus-Martin
Emilio Medin, Campaign for Full Legalization.
Matthew Kaiser, Campaign for Full Legalization.

Chair Mariani laid over HF469 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus bill.

HF 2013 (Dehn) Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided.


Testifiers in support of HF2013:
David Brown, Minnesota County Attorneys Association.
Marcus Harcus
Brandon Burges

Chair Mariani laid over HF2013 for possible inclusion in an Omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:19 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Responsible on Cannabis Day HF 469 (Quam) Controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired study provided. HF 793 (Vang) Cannabidiol sale or possession provided as not a crime. HF 2013 (Dehn) Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided.

Bills Added:
  • HF469 (Quam) - Controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired study provided.
  • HF793 (Vang) - Cannabidiol sale or possession provided as not a crime.
  • HF2013 (Dehn) - Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided.
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02:24 - HF793 (Vang) Cannabidiol sale or possession provided as not a crime. 27:09 - HF469 (Quam) Controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired study provided. 52:17 - HF2013 (Dehn) Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided. Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.