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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 21st, 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
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave

Members excused:
NASH, Jim
POSTON, John

Representative Edelson moved to approve the minutes for the March 14th, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1909 (Lesch) - Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing and required reports provided; data classification provided; and bootlegging prohibited.

Representative Lesch moved to amend HF1909 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Lesch presented HF1909.

Testifiers in support of HF1909:
Joel Carlson

Testifiers:
Bob Hawkins
Mike McManus

Representative Lesch moved to re-refer HF1909, as amended, to the Committee of Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF1568 (Youakim) - Light rail transit operators subjected to the reckless or careless driving law, light rail transit safety features study required, and report required.

Representative Johnson moved to divide the A3 Amendment with “Page 2, delete sections 3” being part one and “Page 2, delete section 4” as part two. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote on part one of the A3 Amendment.

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

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian
O’NEILL, Marion

EXCUSED/ABSENT:
LUCERO, Eric
NASH, Jim
POSTON, John

WITH 11 AYES, 3 NAYS, and 3 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote on part two of the A3 Amendment.

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

NAYS:
GROSSELL, Matt
JOHNSON, Brian

EXCUSED/ABSENT:
LUCERO, Eric
NASH, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

WITH 11 AYES, 2 NAYS, and 4 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Youakim presented HF1568.

Testifiers in support of HF1568:
Peter Westlake
Seth Westlake

Representative Edelson moved to send HF1568 to the General Register, as amended.

Representative Edelson requested a roll call vote on HF1568, as amended.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
EDELSON, Heather
GROSSELL, Matt
HOWARD, Michael
JOHNSON, Brian
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave

ABSENT/EXCUSED:
LUCERO, Eric
NASH, Jim.
POSTON, John


WITH 14 AYES and 3 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF2405 (Huot) - East and West Metro Medical Resource Control Centers funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Dehn moved to amend HF2405 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Dehn moved to amend HF2405, as amended, with the A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Huot presented HF2405.

Testifiers in support of HF2405:
Buck McAlpin, MN Ambulance Association.

Chair Mariani laid over HF2405, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF2395 (Pinto) - Board of Firefighting Training and Education responsibilities and duties clarified, and licensing terms and certification specified.

Representative Pinto moved to amend HF2395 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Pinto presented HF2395.

Testifiers in support of HF2395:
Steve Flaherty

Chair Mariani laid over HF2395, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF1589 (O'Neill) - Driving while intoxicated provisions amended, and ignition interlock device contract with manufacturer modified.

Representative O’Neill moved to amend HF1589 with the A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative O’Neill presented HF1589.

Testifiers in support of HF1589:
Ed Cohen, Smart Start.

Representative Mariani laid over HF1589, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:10 P.M.





Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

HF 1909 (Lesch) Direct shippers of wine regulation; sales and use, liquor gross receipts, and excise taxes imposition; licensing and reporting requirements; data classification; bootlegging prohibition HF 1568 (Youakim) Light rail transit operators subjected to the reckless or careless driving law, light rail transit safety features study required, and report required. HF 2405 (Huot) East and West Metro Medical Resource Control Centers funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 2395 (Pinto) Board of Firefighting Training and Education responsibilities and duties clarified, and licensing terms and certification specified. HF 1589 (O'Neill) Driving while intoxicated provisions amended, and ignition interlock device contract with manufacturer modified. *Bills may be added to the agenda

Bills Added:
  • HF1909 (Lesch) - Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing and required reports provided; data classification provided; and bootlegging prohibited.
  • HF1568 (Youakim) - Light rail transit operators subjected to the reckless or careless driving law.
  • HF2405 (Huot) - East and West Metro Medical Resource Control Centers funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2395 (Pinto) - Board of Firefighting Training and Education responsibilities and duties clarified, and licensing terms and certification specified.
  • HF1589 (O'Neill) - Driving while intoxicated provisions amended, and ignition interlock device contract with manufacturer modified.
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