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TWENTY-SECOND MEETING - Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 7th, 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)
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

A quorum was present at 12:54 P.M.

Informational Hearing: HF 1254 (Considine) Medical assistance coverage modified for community-based care coordination to include tribes.

Representative Considine presented HF1254.

Testifiers in support of HF1254:
Angela Youngberg, Blue Earth County Human Services.
Michael Maurer, Chief Deputy at the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office.

Representative Lucero moved to approve the minutes for the March 6th, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 377 (Dehn) Emergency responders training funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Dehn moved to amend HF377 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dehn presented HF377.

Testifiers in support of HF377:
Jillian Nelson
Tim Leslie, Dakota County Sherriff.
Charlene Wilford
Angela Lockhart
Noah McCourt
Robert Zink

Chair Mariani laid over HF377, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 474 (Stephenson) Enhanced community supervision of individuals on probation, parole, supervised release, or pretrial status who are struggling with mental illness and at a heightened risk to recidivate pilot project established; multidisciplinary caseload management team providing community-based mental health treatment alternatives to incarceration created; and money appropriated.

Representative Stephenson presented HF474.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF474 with the A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson moved to amend HF474, as amended, with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in support of HF474:
Tim Barry
Corey Kohan

Chair Mariani laid over HF474, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 1057 (Lesch) Criminal record expungement without petition for individuals not guilty of crime due to identity theft or mistake identity authorized.

Representative Lesch presented HF1057.

Chair Mariani laid over HF1057 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting recessed at 2:30 P.M.

The meeting reconvened at 7:42 P.M in room 300S of the State Office Building.

HF 705 (Dehn) Criminal records sealing upon granting a pardon extraordinary authorized.

Representative Dehn presented HF705.

Chair Mariani laid over HF705 for possible inclusion in a public safety omnibus bill.

HF 1717 (Dehn) Juvenile life sentence without release amended.

Representative Dehn moved to amend HF1717 with the DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Dehn presented HF1717.

Testifiers in support of HF1717:
Perry Moriearty
Carli Stark, Association of MN Counties.

Chair Mariani laid over HF1717, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 8:24 P.M.



Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Community Mental Health and Neurodiversity Day HF 377 (Dehn) Emergency responders training funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 474 (Stephenson) Enhanced community supervision of individuals on probation, parole, supervised release, or pretrial status who are struggling with mental illness and at a heightened risk to recidivate pilot project established; multidisciplinary caseload management team providing community-based mental health treatment alternatives to incarceration created; and money appropriated. Informational Hearing: HF 1254 (Considine) Medical assistance coverage modified for community-based care coordination to include tribes. HF 1717 (Dehn) Juvenile life sentence without release amended. HF 705 (Dehn) Criminal records sealing upon granting a pardon extraordinary authorized. HF 1057 (Lesch) Criminal record expungement without petition for individuals not guilty of crime due to identity theft or mistake identity authorized. **The Chair's intent is to get through the bills on this date. If we are not able to do so, we reconvene in Room 300S at the call of the Chair.

Bills Added:
  • HF377 (Dehn) - Emergency responders training funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF474 (Stephenson) - Enhanced community supervision of individuals on probation, parole, supervised release, or pretrial status who are struggling with mental illness and at a heightened risk to recidivate pilot project established; multidisciplinary caseload management team providing community-based mental health treatment alternatives to incarceration created; and money appropriated.
  • HF1254 (Considine) - Medical assistance coverage modified for community-based care coordination to include tribes.
  • HF705 (Dehn) - Criminal records sealing upon granting a pardon extraordinary authorized.
  • HF1057 (Lesch) - Criminal record expungement without petition for individuals not guilty of crime due to identity theft or mistaken identity authorized.
  • HF1717 (Dehn) - Juvenile life sentence without release amended.
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