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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy

FIFTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, March 29, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-EIGHTH 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 29th, 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 25th, 2022, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Pinto introduced HF 4397, a bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing youth justice services grants; appropriating money.

Representative Pinto moved to refer HF 4397 to the committee on Ways and Means.

Testifying on HF 4397.
• Kate Richtman, Director of the Ramsey County Attorney's Juvenile Division.

Chair Mariani moved to layover HF 4397 for possible inclusion in this committee’s omnibus bill.


Representative Long introduced HF 4026, A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying timeline for duty disability determinations; requiring treatment as part of workers' compensation benefits; requiring preservice and in-service wellness training for peace officers and firefighters; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 176.101, by adding subdivisions; 299A.465, subdivision 4; 353.031, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Representative Long moved to refer HF 4026 to the committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

Representative Long moved HF 4026 DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on HF 4026 as amended:
• Edward Reynoso, Director of Political and Legislative Affairs Teamsters Local #320.
• Brian Rice, Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters Association.
• Jeff Potts, Chiefs of Police Association.
• Bradley Peterson, Executive Director of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities.
• Matt Hilgart, Association of Minnesota Counties.
• Amy Strenge, Policy Coordinator, Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association.

Representative Long renewed his motion to refer HF 4026 as amended to the committee on State Government Finance and Elections.
Chair Mariani requested a roll call on HF 4026 as amended.
AYES
Mariani
Frazier
Edelson
Feist
Hollins
Huot
Long
Mueller
O’Neill
Pinto
Vang
Xiong

NAYS
Johnson
Grossell
Lucero
Novotny
Poston
Raleigh

PASSED
Klevorn

There being 12 ayes, 6 nays, and 1 pass THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani introduced HF 1369, a bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing the Indeterminate Sentence Release Board; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.05, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

Chair Mariani called forward HF 1369 for possible inclusion in this committee’s omnibus bill.

Chair Mariani moved HF 1369 DE4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani renewed his motion to layover HF 1369 for possible inclusion in this committee’s omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:35 PM

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Representative Mariani, Chair


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Abdullahi Abdullahi, Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1369 (Mariani) - Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.
  • HF4397 (Pinto) - Youth justice service grant established, and money appropriated.
  • HF4026 (Long) - Duty disability determination timeline modified, treatment required as park of workers' compensation benefits required, peace officer and firefighter preservice and in-service wellness training required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:59 - Comments by the Chair regarding the upcoming committee schedule.
07:22 - HF4397 (Pinto) Youth justice service grant established, and money appropriated.
42:57 - HF4026 (Long) Duty disability determination timeline modified, treatment required as park of workers' compensation benefits required, peace officer and firefighter preservice and in-service wellness training required, and money appropriated.
1:28:22 - HF1369 (Mariani) Task Force on the Collection of Charging and Related Data established, appropriating money.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.


I. HF 4397 (Pinto) Youth justice service grant established, and money appropriated.
II. HF 4026 (Long) Duty disability determination timeline modified, treatment required as park of workers' compensation benefits required, peace officer and firefighter preservice and in-service wellness training required, and money appropriated.
**III. HF 1369 (Mariani) Prosecutor Data Collection Bill

*Bills may be added to the agenda

**These bills will be heard and referred on a procedural basis. These bills were heard in a prior hearing this biennium. Testimony was taken at that time. Debate was held at that time. For that reason, it is the Chairs intention to pass these bills with no testimony and limited discussion.

***This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. Remote hearings are taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp.

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