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Public Safety and Civil Justice

2nd MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - January 16, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA 2nd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CIVIL JUSTICE POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES



Representative Mullery, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:35 P.M. on Tuesday, January 16, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present: Members Excused:
Mullery (Chair)
Kalin (Vice-Chair)
Kohls (Republican Lead)
Bigham
Cornish
DeLaForest
Emmer
Hilstrom
Holberg
Johnson, S.
Kohls
Kranz
Lesch
Lillie
Olin
Paymar
Sailer
Simon
Smith
Westrom

A quorum was present.

Tim Dolan, Chief of Police for the City of Minneapolis, gave a presentation on the different levels of crime and the how they are charged.

Representative Mullery asked that members and staff of the committee introduce themselves.

Pete Cahill, Hennepin County Attorney's Office, gave a presentation on the duties of his office and its procedures, followed by a brief question-and-answer period.

Jim Hankes, Chief Public Defender for Ramsey County, gave a presentation on his office’s role and its procedures, followed by a brief question-and-answer period.

Representative Sailer moved that the minutes of January 11, 2007, be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED


The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 P.M.



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REPRESENTATIVE MULLERY, CHAIR


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Vickie Benson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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