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Public Safety and Civil Justice

SEVENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 01, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CIVIL JUSTICE POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES



Representative Mullery, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:20 P.M. on Thursday, February 1, 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)
Bigham
Cornish
DeLaForest
Emmer
Hilstrom
Holberg
Johnson, S.
Kohls
Kranz
Lesch
Lillie
Olin
Paymar
Sailer
Simon
Smith
Westrom

A quorum was present.

HF 117 (Thissen): A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying personal jurisdiction over foreign corporations and nonresident individuals in certain matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 543.19, subdivision 1.

Chair Mullery moved the bill before the committee.

After a brief discussion, Chair Mullery moved that HF 117 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee omnibus bill. MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 161 (Haws): A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing booking fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 641.12, subdivision 1.

Chair Mullery moved the bill before the committee.

Testifying on the bill:
- Dave Bellows, Chief Deputy Sheriff, Minnesota Sheriffs Association

Chair Mullery moved the A3 amendment (attached). THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kohls moved the A2 amendment (attached). THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Mullery moved an oral amendment to HF 161 as follows:

Page 1, lines 1.17 through 1.18, before the period strike "at the last known address listed in the booking records" and insert "upon their request".
THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee Minutes
Thursday, February 1, 2007
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Chair Mullery moved that HF161, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 189 (DeLaForest): A bill for an act relating to crime; repealing the law prohibiting ticket scalping; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.805.

Testifying for the bill:
Representative Phyllis Kahn

Representative Kalin moved the A15 amendment. THE COMMITTEE TOOK NO ACTION ON THE MOTION.

Representative Mullery moved that HF 189 be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor without further recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Lillie moved approval of the minutes for January 30, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.


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..

HF117 (Thissen) Personal jurisdiction over foreign corporations and nonresident individuals modified.
HF161 (Haws) County and regional jail booking fees increased.
HF189 (DeLaForest) Scalping of tickets prohibition repealed.
Data practices overview