1.1.................... moves to amend S. F. No. 802, the third engrossment, as amended, as
1.3Page 54, delete section 7 and insert:

1.4    "Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 241.01, subdivision 3a, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 3a. Commissioner, powers and duties. The commissioner of corrections has the
1.6following powers and duties:
1.7(a) To accept persons committed to the commissioner by the courts of this state for care,
1.8custody, and rehabilitation.
1.9(b) To determine the place of confinement of committed persons in a correctional facility
1.10or other facility of the Department of Corrections, or a nonpublicly owned facility, and to
1.11prescribe reasonable conditions and rules for their employment, conduct, instruction, and
1.12discipline within or outside the facility. Inmates shall not exercise custodial functions or
1.13have authority over other inmates.
1.14(c) To administer the money and property of the department.
1.15(d) To administer, maintain, and inspect all state correctional facilities.
1.16(e) To transfer authorized positions and personnel between state correctional facilities
1.17as necessary to properly staff facilities and programs.
1.18(f) To utilize state correctional facilities in the manner deemed to be most efficient and
1.19beneficial to accomplish the purposes of this section, but not to close the Minnesota
1.20Correctional Facility-Stillwater or the Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud without
1.21legislative approval. The commissioner may place juveniles and adults at the same state
1.22minimum security correctional facilities, if there is total separation of and no regular contact
2.1between juveniles and adults, except contact incidental to admission, classification, and
2.2mental and physical health care.
2.3(g) To organize the department and employ personnel the commissioner deems necessary
2.4to discharge the functions of the department, including a chief executive officer for each
2.5facility under the commissioner's control who shall serve in the unclassified civil service
2.6and may, under the provisions of section 43A.33, be removed only for cause.
2.7(h) To define the duties of these employees and to delegate to them any of the
2.8commissioner's powers, duties and responsibilities, subject to the commissioner's control
2.9and the conditions the commissioner prescribes.
2.10(i) To annually develop a comprehensive set of goals and objectives designed to clearly
2.11establish the priorities of the Department of Corrections. This report shall be submitted to
2.12the governor commencing January 1, 1976. The commissioner may establish ad hoc advisory
2.14(j) The commissioner, in order to address bed capacity shortfalls, shall enter into a
2.15contract either to purchase and operate or to lease-to-own and operate an existing prison
2.16facility located in Appleton, Minnesota. The commissioner shall attempt to conclude
2.17negotiations by January 1, 2020."
2.18Page 64, delete section 20
2.19Page 67, delete section 25
2.20Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.21Amend the title accordingly