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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

TENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 04, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 February 4th, 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 moved that the minutes of January 28, 2021, January 29, 2021, and February 2, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Bills not introduced at the time of the meeting are indicated by the House Research or Revisor code.

Representative Mariani presented HF XXX, Revisor Code 21-02465 (Mariani) Local Police Policy Manual Funding and Standardization.

Testifying:
• Sheriff Troy Heck, Benton County Sheriff’s Office on behalf of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association
• Retired Chief Jeff Potts, Director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
• Chief Kelly McCarthy, POST Board Chair

Representative Frazier moved that HF 593 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Frazier presented HF 593, a bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to revise the standards of conduct for peace officers.

Testifying:
• Justin Terrell, Executive Director, and Dr. Katie Remington Cunningham, Research Director, Minnesota Justice Research Center
• Angela Myers, President, Minneapolis NAACP
• Amber Jones, Minnesota Council of African Heritage

Representative Lucero moved to adopt the H0593A1 amendment.

Representative Frazier moved to adopt the H0593A2 amendment to the H0593A1 amendment.

Representative Frazier renewed the motion to adopt the H0593A2 amendment to the H0593A1 amendment.

Representative Mariani requested a roll call on the H0593A2 amendment to the H0593A1 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 TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero renewed the motion to adopt the H0593A1 amendment as amended.

Representative Mariani requested a roll call on the H0593A1 amendment as amended.

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

NAYS
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Poston
Raleigh

EXCUSED
Grossell

There being 12 ayes, 6 nays, and 1 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Frazier renewed the motion that HF 593, as amended, be referred to the General Register.

Representative Mariani requested a roll call on HF 593 as amended.

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 meeting adjourned at 2:35 PM.



___________________________________________________
Representative Mariani, Chair


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Prepared by Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF593 (Frazier) - Peace Officer Standards and Training Board required to revise peace officer conduct standards.
House TV Video:
View Archive

05:06 HFXXX (Mariani) Establishing a grant program to reimburse law enforcement agencies for the cost of hiring a public safety policy and training consultant; appropriating money.
40:23 HF593 (Frazier) Peace Officer Standards and Training Board required to revise peace officer conduct standards.


Investing in Law Enforcement Excellence and Accountability

I. HF XXX (Mariani) Local Police Policy Manual Funding and Standardization
II. HF 593 (Frazier) Peace Officer Standards and Training Board required to revise peace officer conduct standards.

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