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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

TWENTY-FIRST MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST 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 March 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 Klevorn moved that the minutes of February 26th, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Mariani moved that HF 1370 be referred to the General Register.

Chair Mariani moved the H1370DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani presented HF 1370, a bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to accept grant funding; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

Testifying on HF 1370:
• Section 1 – Andrew Evans, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
• Section 2 – Cassandra O’Hern, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
• Article 2 – Andrew Evans, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
• Article 3 – Kate Weeks, Director, Office of Justice Programs
• Article 4 – Kate Weeks, Director, Office of Justice Programs

Chair Mariani moved that HF 1370 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Chair Mariani moved that HF 1366 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Mariani presented HF 1366, a bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying legislative intent for the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board's discipline review committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.41, subdivision 3; 214.10, subdivision 11; 626.842, subdivision 2; 626.8435, subdivision 1.

Testifying on HF 1366:
• Erik Misselt, Executive Director, Minnesota Police Officer Standards and Training Board

Chair Mariani moved that HF 1366 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.


The meeting adjourned at 2:27 PM.


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Representative Mariani, Chair

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Katelynn Ogunfolami, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1370 (Mariani) - Commissioner of public safety authorized to accept grant funding.
  • HF1366 (Mariani) - Peace Officer Standards and Training Board's discipline review committee legislative intent clarified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

04:20 - Discussion of delete-all amendment to HF1370 (Mariani).
1:08:25 - HF1366 (Mariani) Peace Officer Standards and Training Board's discipline review committee legislative intent clarified.


State Law Enforcement Agency Policy Day

I. HF 1370 (Mariani) Commissioner of public safety authorized to accept grant funding.
II. HF 1366 (Mariani) Peace Officer Standards and Training Board's discipline review committee legislative intent clarified.

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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 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.

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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