.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2864, the first committee engrossment,
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 629.72, subdivision 2a, is amended to
Subd. 2a. Electronic monitoring; condition of pretrial release.
(a) Until the
commissioner of corrections has adopted standards governing electronic monitoring
devices used to protect victims of domestic abuse, the court, as a condition of release, may
not order a person arrested for a crime described in section
609.135, subdivision 5a
paragraph (b), to use an electronic monitoring device to protect a victim's safety.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a),
district courts in the Tenth a
may establish a pilot project to allow courts in the district to
order, as a condition of a
release, a person arrested on a charge of a crime described in section
, paragraph (b), to use an electronic monitoring device to protect the victim's safety.
1.15The chief judge of a judicial district conducting a pilot project under this paragraph
1.16shall convene an advisory group consisting of representatives from law enforcement,
1.17prosecutors, defense attorneys, court administrators, judges, and battered women's
1.18organizations. A judicial district must develop standards for the use and evaluation of
1.19electronic monitoring devices to protect victims of domestic abuse and must ensure that
1.20release of electronic monitoring data is used only to protect victims.
shall make data from the pilot project
on the use of electronic monitoring devices
to protect a victim's safety
in the Tenth Judicial District
available to the commissioner of
corrections to evaluate and to aid in development of standards for the use of devices to
protect victims of domestic abuse. A district shall report information on the pilot project
1.25to the state court administrator's office as directed by that office. By January 15, 2013,
1.26the state court administrator shall report by electronic means to the chairs and ranking
2.1minority members of the senate and house committees having jurisdiction over criminal
2.2justice policy on the experience of any pilot projects established under this paragraph.
2.3SUNSET.The amendments to this section expire on January 15, 2013.
Amend the title accordingly