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Public Safety and Civil Justice

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 13, 2007

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

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CIVIL JUSTICE POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES



Representative Mullery, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:15 P.M. on Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in Room 400S of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


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



A quorum was present.

HF 895 (Eken): A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing withdrawal by a county from a regional jail system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 641.265, subdivision 2.

Representative Johnson moved HF 895 before the committee.

Representative Eken presented HF 895.

Chair Mullery substituted SF 660 for HF 895 and laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee omnibus bill.

HF 1823 (Paymar): A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a five-year demonstration project designed to apply best practices to improve and promote the recovery and success of high-risk adults who frequently use costly public services such as emergency rooms, treatment programs, jails, prisons, and detoxification facilities; combining an innovative management and governance structure; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Representative Paymar moved to orally amend HF 1823 as follows:

Page 3, delete line 3.23

Page 3, after "commissioner" delete the comma and insert "of corrections"

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Paymar presented HF 1823.

Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee
Minutes for Tuesday, March 13, 2007; 6 P.M.
Page 2



Testifying for the bill:
Steve Thomas, CEO, The Network
Gary Cunningham, Director and CEO, African-American Men Project

Representative Paymar moved that HF 1823 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a further recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Public Safety and Civil Justice Finance Division.

HF 1360 (Simon): A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying duties and classifications; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.02, subdivision 11; 13.04, subdivisions 3, 4; 13.05, subdivision 10; 13.35; 13.355, subdivision 1; 13.384, subdivisions 1, 2; 13.39, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.393; 13.40, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.41, subdivision 3; 13.43, subdivisions 2, 5, 7, 10, 11; 13.435; 13.44, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.462, subdivisions 2, 3; 13.48; 13.552, subdivision 3; 13.861, subdivision 1; 13.87, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.79, subdivision 2..

Representative Simon moved adoption of the H1360A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying for the bill:
Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske, Director, Information Policy Analysis Division, Minnesota Department of Administration

Chair Mullery laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee omnibus bill.

HF 1173 (Hornstein): A bill for an act relating to government data practices; classifying certain labor relations data related to the Metropolitan Council as nonpublic data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.202, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Representative Lillie moved HF 1173 before the committee.

Representative Hornstein presented HF 1173.

Testifying for the bill:
Judd Schetnan, Director, Government Affairs, Metropolitan Council
Jerry Ewald, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005
Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske, Director, Information Policy Analysis Division, Minnesota Department of Administration,

Testifying against the bill:
Mark Anfinson, Attorney, Minnesota Newspaper Association

Chair Mullery laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee omnibus bill.

HF 904 (Dill): A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying land acquisition requirements; modifying land owners' bill of rights; modifying recordation requirements for mineral interests; adding to and deleting from state parks; authorizing public and private sales and conveyances of certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.0272, subdivision 3; 84.0274, subdivision 5; 93.55, subdivision 1.

Representative Lesch moved HF 904 before the committee.

Representative Dill presented HF 904.

Public Safety and Civil Justice Policy Committee
Minutes for Tuesday, March 13, 2007; 6 P.M.
Page 3


Providing information on the bill:
Kathy Lewis, Attorney, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Representative Lesch moved that HF 904 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with the further recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 P.M.


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REPRESENTATIVE MULLERY, CHAIR


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

HF1569 (Olin) Requiring credit be given to driver's license offenses committed in Canada;
HF1506 (Olin) Authorizing an innocent party's name associated with a criminal history to be redacted under certain circumstances;
HF1225 (Olin) Modifying the limitation on actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property for certain actions;
HF1278 (Olin) Providing for homestead property;
HF767 (Dominguez) Appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project;
HF1043 (Simon) Requiring predatory offenders to register electronic mail addresses and related information to law enforcement;
HF1063 (Simon) Adopting the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act.
HF1441 (Simon) Limited purpose companies; making nonsubstantive term changes.

HF1396 (Madore) Has been removed from the agenda.
HF1146 (Murphy, M) Has been removed from the agenda.