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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

FIFTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, March 15, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-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 1:00 PM on March 15th, 2022, 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

Members absent:

A quorum was present.

Representative Frazier moved that the minutes of March 11th, 2022, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani introduced HF 3955, a bill for an act relating to private detectives; modifying license requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326.3361, subdivision 2.

Chair Mariani moved to refer HF 3955 to the General Register.

Testifying on HF 3955:
• Hugo McPhee, Executive Director of the MN Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services.

Chair Mariani renewed his motion to refer HF 3955 to the General Register.
Chair Mariani requested a roll call on HF 3955.
AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Johnson
Edelson
Feist
Grossell
Hollins
Huot
Klevorn
Long
Lucero
Mueller
Novotny
O’Neill
Pinto
Poston
Raleigh
Vang
Xiong

NAYS

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


Chair Mariani introduced HF 3957, a bill for an act
relating to public safety; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to mobilize
specialized emergency response teams; clarifying victim request of notification
of civil commitment; clarifying Office of Justice Programs in the Department of
Public Safety as the designated agency responsible for domestic abuse funding;
authorizing the commissioner of public safety to accept donations, nonfederal
grants, bequests, and other gifts of money; providing for the expiration of certain
reports to the legislature by the Department of Public Safety; defining hazardous
materials response teams; modifying the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's
questioned identity process; modifying language regarding smoke alarms;
modifying crime of computer theft to include copies of data; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, sections 12.351; 256I.04, subdivision 2g; 299A.49, subdivision 2;
299A.50, subdivision 1; 299A.51; 299F.362; 609.87, by adding a subdivision;
609.89, subdivision 1; 629.341, subdivisions 3, 4; 629.72, subdivision 6; Minnesota
Statutes 2021 Supplement, sections 253B.18, subdivision 5a; 253D.14, subdivision
2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299A; 299C;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299A.49, subdivision 7.

Chair Mariani moved to refer HF 3957 to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF 3957 A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF 3957 A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF 3957 A5 Amendment to the A3 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS AMENDED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF 3957 A3 Amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying on HF 3957 as amended:
• Jordan Haltaufderheid, Legislative Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Safety.
• John Harrington, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
• Drew Evans, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
• Kate Weeks, Director, Office of Justice Programs, Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
• Jim Smith, State Fire Marshal, Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Representative Mueller moved to adopt HF 3957 A4 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to layover HF 3957 as amended for possible inclusion in this committee’s omnibus bill.

Representative Huot introduced HF 3956, a bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to 911 emergency
communication services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020,
sections 403.02, as amended; 403.025; 403.03, subdivisions 2, 4; 403.05; 403.06;
403.07, as amended; 403.08; 403.09, subdivision 2; 403.10; 403.11, as amended;
403.113; 403.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 403.09, subdivision
3.

Representative Huot moved to refer HF 3956 to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Testifying on HF 3956:
• Sandi Stroud, 911 Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
• Brent Christensen, President of the Minnesota Telecommunications Alliance.

Chair Mariani moved to layover HF 3956 for possible inclusion in this committee’s omnibus bill.
The meeting adjourned at 2:32 PM

_____________________________________________
Representative Mariani, Chair


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Abdullahi Abdullahi, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3955 (Mariani) - Private detective license requirements modified.
  • HF3956 (Huot) - 911 emergency communication services provisions modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF3957 (Mariani) - Public safety commissioner authorized to mobilize specialized emergency response teams; victim request of notification of civil commitment clarified; Public Safety Department Office of Justice Programs clarified as the designated agency responsible for domestic abuse funding; commissioner of public safety authorized to accept donations, nonfederal grants, bequests, and other gifts of money; expiration of reports to the legislature provided; hazardous materials response teams defined; Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's questioned identity process modified; language regarding smoke alarms modified; and computer theft crime modified to include copies of data.
House TV Video:
View Archive

Agency Week: Department of Public Safety Policy Day.
03:26 - HF3955 (Mariani) Private detective license requirements modified.
19:00 - HF3957 (Mariani) Public safety commissioner authorized to mobilize specialized emergency response teams; victim request of notification of civil commitment clarified; Public Safety Department Office of Justice Programs clarified as the designated agency responsible for domestic abuse funding; commissioner of public safety authorized to accept donations, nonfederal grants, bequests, and other gifts of money; expiration of reports to the legislature provided; hazardous materials response teams defined; Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's questioned identity process modified; language regarding smoke alarms modified; and computer theft crime modified to include copies of data.
1:16:56 - HF3956 (Huot) 911 emergency communication services provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.


Agency Week: DPS Policy Day

I. HF 3955 (Mariani) Private detective license requirements modified.
II. HF 3957 (Mariani) Public safety commissioner authorized to mobilize specialized emergency response teams; victim request of notification of civil commitment clarified; Public Safety Department Office of Justice Programs clarified as the designated agency responsible for domestic abuse funding; commissioner of public safety authorized to accept donations, nonfederal grants, bequests, and other gifts of money; expiration of reports to the legislature provided; hazardous materials response teams defined; Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's questioned identity process modified; language regarding smoke alarms modified; and computer theft crime modified to include copies of data.
III. HF 3956 (Huot) 911 emergency communication services provisions modified, and money appropriated.

*Bills may be added to the agenda

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