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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

THIRTY- THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 06, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY- THIRD 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 April 6th, 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.


Chair Mariani moved that SF 304 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Quam presented SF 304, a bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a policy for the use of confidential informants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Chair Mariani renewed his motion that SF 304 be referred to the General Register.

Chair Mariani requested a roll call on SF 304:
AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Johnson
Edelson
Feist
Grossell
Hollins
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Pinto
Poston
Raleigh
Vang
Xiong

There being 19 ayes, 0 nays, and 0 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Mariani moved that HF 1078 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Chair Mariani moved the H1078DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Presenting on HF 1078, as amended:
• John Walz, House Fiscal Analyst
• Jeffrey Diebel, House Legislative Analyst
• Ben Johnson, House Legislative Analyst

Chair Mariani moved that HF 1078, as amended, be laid over future consideration.

Vice Chair Frazier moved that the minutes of March 26th, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 2:20 PM.

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Representative Mariani, Chair

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Katelynn Ogunfolami, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1078 (Mariani) - Omnibus public safety bill.
  • HF237 (Quam) - Confidential informant use policy required.
House TV Video:
View Archive

04:20 SF304 (Quam) Confidential informants use by law enforcement policy and training requirements.
09:38 HF1078 (Mariani) Omnibus public safety and criminal justice reform finance bill.
- Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment.


Omnibus Walk Through:

SF 304 (Quam) Confidential informant use policy required.

HF 1078 (Mariani) Public safety funding provided; policy and funding provided for Sentencing Guidelines Commission, public safety, Peace Officers Standards and Training Board, Private Detective Board, corrections, and ombudsperson for corrections; report required; and money appropriated.*

*The Chair intends to waive the Amendment Rule regarding Amendments to Amendments and push back the Amendment deadlines 2 hours to the following for Thursday's omnibus bill mark up hearing: 1) Amendments to the DE will be due by Wednesday at 2pm; and 2) Amendments to Amendments to the DE will be due by Wednesday at 7pm

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony may be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there 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/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