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

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 1:00 P.M. on March 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
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

Members excused:
LESCH, John
O’NEILL, Marion

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes for the March 21st, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Considine assumed the gavel at 1:02 P.M.

HF 1834 (Mariani) Minnesota POST Board; funds transferred to disaster assistance contingency account money, and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF1834 with the A19-0268 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in support of HF1834:
Nate Gove. Executive Director for the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF1834, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Edelson assumed the gavel at 1:10 P.M

HF 2710 (Mariani) Offense surcharge distribution modified, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in support of HF2710:
Nate Gove. Executive Director for the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

Representative Johnson moved to amend HF2710 with the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Edelson laid HF2710 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Informational Hearing: HF 2709 (Mariani) Peace officer training reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in support of HF2709:
Paul Mattessich, Executive Director of Wilder Research for the Amherst H. Foundation.
Liz Richards, Executive Director for the MN Coalition for Battered Women.
Justin Terell, Council for Minnesotan’s of African Heritage.
Sue Abdeholden, Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota

Testifiers against HF2709:
Daniel Hutten, MN Police Chiefs Association

The meeting adjourned at 2:45 P.M.






Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez,
Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

HF 1834 (Mariani) Minnesota POST Board; funds transferred to disaster assistance contingency account money, and money appropriated. HF 2710 (Mariani) Offense surcharge distribution modified, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 2709 (Mariani) Peace officer training reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF1834 (Mariani) - Minnesota POST Board; funds transferred to disaster assistance contingency account money, and money appropriated.
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01:40 - HF1834 (Mariani) Minnesota POST Board; funds transferred to disaster assistance contingency account money, and money appropriated. 08:41 - HF2710 (Mariani) Offense surcharge distribution modified, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training funding provided, and money appropriated. 22:45 - HF2709 (Mariani) Peace officer training reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 48 minutes.