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THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Wednesday, May 4, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Liz Olson, Vice Chair of the Committee, called the hybrid Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 8:31 A.M. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted in Capitol Room 120 and over Zoom, and broadcast via House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MORAN, Rena (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BERNARDY, Connie
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
JOHNSON, Brian
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARQUART, Paul
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:

HASSAN, Hodan
MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was present.

Representative Garofalo moved to adopt the minutes from Thursday, April 28, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Olson brought the 2022 Budget Resolution coded BUDRES04-2 before the committee.

Chair Moran moved adoption of the BUDRES04-2-A01 amendment and explained the amendment.

Chair Moran renewed the motion to adopt the BUDRES04-2-A01 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF 2725 (Edelson) Statutory procedure established to assess the competency of a defendant to stand trial, contested hearings provided.

Representative Albright moved that HF 2725 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Albright moved to adopt the H2725DE3 amendment.

Representative Albright moved to adopt the H2725A3 amendment to the DE3 amendment. Representative Edelson explained the amendment to the amendment.

Following discussion, Representative Albright renewed the motion to adopt the H2725A3 amendment to the DE3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Edelson and Representative Albright explained the DE3 amendment as amended.

Testifying on the DE3 amendment:
• Eliot Butay, Criminal Justice Coordinator, NAMI Minnesota

Following discussion, Representative Albright renewed the motion to adopt the H2725DE3 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright renewed the motion that HF 2725, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES
Moran
Olson
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Hansen
Hertaus
Hornstein
Johnson
Kresha
Liebling
Lillie
Marquart
Miller
Nash
Nelson
Noor
Pelowski
Petersburg
Pinto
Schomacker
Schultz
Scott
Sundin

NAYS
Garofalo
O’Neill

EXCUSALS
Hassan
Mariani

There being 25 ayes, 2 nays and 2 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4670 (Murphy) Department of Corrections claim settlement claims provided, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Olson moved that HF 4670 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Vice Chair Olson moved to adopt the H4670A22-0460 amendment. Representative Murphy explained the amendment.

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion to adopt the H4670A22-0460 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Following discussion, Vice Chair Olson renewed the motion that HF 4670, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES
Moran
Olson
Albright
Becker-Finn
Bernardy
Ecklund
Hansen
Hertaus
Hornstein
Johnson
Kresha
Liebling
Lillie
Marquart
Miller
Nelson
Noor
O’Neill
Pelowski
Petersburg
Pinto
Schomacker
Schultz
Scott
Sundin

NAYS
Garofalo
Nash

EXCUSALS
Hassan
Mariani

There being 25 ayes, 2 nays and 2 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:28 A.M.


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Representative Liz Olson, Vice Chair


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Anna Borgerding, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2725 (Edelson) - Statutory procedure established to assess the competency of a defendant to stand trial, providing for contested hearings, continuing supervision established for defendants found incompetent to stand trial, requirements established to restore defendants to competency, providing for the administration of medication, forensic navigators established, forensic navigators required to provide services to defendants, dismissal plans established for defendants found incompetent to stand trial, providing for jail-based competency restoration programs, State Competency Restoration Board and certification advisory committee established, mental health provisions created and modified, temporary medical permits created, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF4670 (Murphy) - Claims against the state; providing for the settlement of exoneration awards, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:33 - Amendment to House Budget Resolution.
07:53 - HF2725 (Edelson) Statutory procedure established to assess the competency of a defendant to stand trial, contested hearings provided.
47:49 - HF4670 (Murphy) Department of Corrections claim settlement claims provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 56 minutes.


I. Amendment to Budget Resolution
II. HF2725 (Edelson) Statutory procedure established to assess the competency of a defendant to stand trial, contested hearings provided
III. HF4670 (Murphy) Claims bill

Other bills may be added

This hybrid committee hearing will be held in-person in State Capitol Room 120 with remote participation from members and testifiers available. The capacity for State Capitol Room 120 is 60 audience seats, please plan accordingly.

AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Noon, May 3, 2022.

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways & Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029

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This hybrid hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp