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Public Safety and Civil Justice

4th MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - January 23, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA 4th 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 12:33 P.M. on, Tuesday, January 23, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


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


A quorum was present.

I. Representative Bigham moved that the minutes of January 18, 2007, be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


II. Staff from the Department of Corrections presented information and answered questions by members about the Department's probation and re-entry programs, both within and outside their facilities.

Testifying were:

- Gary Johnson, Director, Re-entry Services Programs
- Tim Lanz, Manager, Re-entry Facilities
- Dennis Benson, Deputy Commissioner, Institutions
- Harley Nelson, Deputy Commissioner

III. Craig Vos, Program Manager, Hennepin County Community Corrections, presented information and answered questions by committee members about various probationary and re-entry programs at the county level.

The meeting was adjourned at 2 P.M.



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REPRESENTATIVE MULLERY, CHAIR



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Vickie Benson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Probation/re-entry presentations by Department of Corrections and Hennepin County Community Corrections