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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 1:00 PM on February 2nd, 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
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

Members excused:
GROSSELL, Matt

A quorum was present.

Representative Frazier assumed the gavel at 1:05 PM.

Representative Mariani moved that HF 445 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Mariani presented HF 445, a bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies; transferring money to SAFE account; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
299A.

Testifying on HF 445:
• John Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
• Matt Langer, Colonel, Minnesota State Patrol
• Grace Waltz, Vice President of Public Policy, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
• William Hutton, Sheriff, Minnesota Sheriffs Association

Representative Mariani moved the H0445A1 amendment.

Representative Johnson moved the H0445A4 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

Representative Frazier requested a roll call on the H0445A4 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

AYES
Johnson
Lucero
Novotny
Poston
Raleigh

NAYS
Mariani
Frazier
Edelson
Feist
Hollins
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Mueller
O’Neill
Pinto
Vang
Xiong

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 5 ayes, 13 nays, and 1 excused, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Pinto moved the H0445A5 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

Representative Frazier requested a roll call on the H0445A5 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Johnson
Edelson
Feist
Hollins
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Pinto
Poston
Raleigh
Vang
Xiong

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 18 ayes, 0 nays, and 1 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the H0445A6 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

Representative Frazier requested a roll call on the H0445A6 amendment to the H0445A1 amendment.

AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Edelson
Feist
Hollins
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Pinto
Vang
Xiong

NAYS
Johnson
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Poston
Raleigh

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 11 ayes, 7 nays, and 1 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Frazier renewed the motion to adopt the H0445A1 amendment as amended.

Representative Frazier requested a roll call on the H0445A1 amendment as amended.

AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Edelson
Feist
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Pinto
Vang
Xiong

NAYS
Johnson
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Poston
Raleigh

ABSTAIN
Hollins

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 10 ayes, 7 nays, 1 abstention, and 1 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani renewed the motion that HF 445 as amended be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Frazier requested a roll call on HF 445 as amended.

AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Edelson
Feist
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Pinto
Vang

NAYS
Johnson
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Poston
Raleigh

ABSTAIN
Hollins
Xiong

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 9 ayes, 7 nays, 2 abstentions, and 1 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:32 PM.



___________________________________________________
Representative Mariani, Chair


___________________________________________________
Tara Schaefle, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF445 (Winkler) - State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies, model policy on law enforcement responses to public assemblies required, money transferred to SAFE account, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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04:47 HF445 (Mariani) State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program established to reimburse local governments and state agencies for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies, money transferred to SAFE account, and money appropriated.



Investing in Law Enforcement Excellence and Accountability

I. HF 445 (Mariani) SAFE Account Created
II. HF XXX (Gomez) Citizens Council Reform

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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