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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

FOURTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 19, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:01 PM on January 19th, 2021 pursuant to House Rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
FRAZIER, Cedrick (Vice Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
GROSSELL, Matt
HOLLINS, Athena
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MUELLER, Patricia
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John
RALEIGH, Donald
VANG, Samantha
XIONG, Jay


A quorum was present.

Representative Xiong moved that the minutes of January 15th, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Paul Schnell, Commissioner of Corrections, presented an overview of the Minnesota Department of Corrections COVID-19 Response.

David Kirchner, Evaluation Coordinator of the Office of the Legislative Auditor, presented an overview of the Safety in State Correctional Facilities.

The meeting adjourned at 2:33 PM.



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Representative Mariani, Chair


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Katelynn Ogunfolami, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

07:51- Department of Corrections COVID-19 Response presentation.
- Safia Khan, Department of Corrections
01:02:01-Office of Legislative Auditor Safety in State Correctional Facilities Report presentation
- Judy Randall, Office of the Legislative Auditor

Runs 1 hour 32 minutes


Human Rights in State and Local Facilities

I. Department of Corrections COVID-19 Response Presentation

II. Office of Legislative Auditor Safety in State Correctional Facilities Report Presentation

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If their is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023