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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH 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 March 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
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John
PINTO, Dave

Members excused:
GROSSELL, Matt

Representative Moller moved to amend the meeting minutes to add “HF1421 was heard on an informational basis” for the March 13th, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moller moved to approve the minutes for the March 13th, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1236 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) use regulated by law enforcement agencies.

Representative Lesch presented HF1236.

Testifiers in support of HF1236:
Ben Feist, Legislative Director for the American Civil Liberties Union MN.

Testifiers opposed to HF1236:
Tim Leslie, Dakota County Sherriff.
David Tim
Martin Sayre, Lieutenant at the St. Cloud Police Department.

Chair Mariani laid over HF1236 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 2367 (Dehn) Certifying entities required to timely process visa certification documents.

Representative Dehn presented HF2367.

Testifiers in support of HF2367:
Liz Richards, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women.

Chair Mariani laid over HF2367 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 719 (Kunesh-Podein) Requirement for tribes to exercise concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority modified.

Representative Kunesh-Podein presented HF719.

Testifiers in support of HF719:
Shelly Buck, President for the Prairie Island Indian Community.
Jon Priem, Chief of Police for the Prairie Island Police Department.
Jessie Seim, General Counsel for the Prairie Island Police Department.

Testifiers opposed to HF719:
Bill Hutton, President of the MN Sheriffs’ Association.

Chair Marini laid over HF719 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Moller moved HF2367 off the table and moved to re-refer it to the Judiciary and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:57 P.M.





Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

Police Professional Excellence Week HF 2367 (Dehn) Certifying entities required to timely process visa certification documents. HF 1236 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) use regulated by law enforcement agencies. HF 719 (Kunesh-Podein) Requirement for tribes to exercise concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority modified.

Bills Added:
  • HF1236 (Lesch) - Unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) use regulated by law enforcement agencies.
  • HF719 (Kunesh-Podein) - Requirement for tribes to exercise concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority modified.
  • HF2367 (Dehn) - Certifying entities required to timely process visa certification documents.
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