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Public Safety and Civil Justice

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 27, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CIVIL JUSTICE POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES



Representative Mullery, Chair of the Committee, began the meeting at 8:10 AM on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

HF 3000 (Hilstrom): A bill for an act relating to public safety; making technical correction to provisions relating to financing the statewide public safety radio system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 373.47, subdivision 1.

Representative Hilstrom presented her bill and moved that HF 3000 be recommended to pass, and when so passed, be placed on the Consent Calendar.

HF 2991, First Committee Engrossment (Simon): A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying provisions of the safe at home program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 5B.02; 5B.03, subdivision 1; 5B.07; 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3.

Testifying for the bill:
Beth Fraser, Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, Director, Government Affairs

Noting the presence of a quorum, discussion on HF 2991 was temporarily suspended while Representative Mullery, Chair, officially called the meeting to order at 8:25 A.M.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


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


Representative Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF 3000 be recommended to pass, and when so passed, be placed on the Consent Calendar. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Consideration of HF 2991 resumed.

Representative Simon moved the DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kohls moved to orally amend the DE2 amendment as follows:

Page 2, line 31, before the period insert ", to the extent permitted by rule"

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Simon moved to orally amend the DE2 amendment as follows:

Page 1, line 24, delete "defined" and insert "identifiable"
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Page 2, line 4, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 2, line 32, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 3, line 17, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 3, line 23, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 4, line 35, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 5, line 25, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

Page 6, line 16, delete “30 days following final enactment" and insert “June 1, 2008"

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Simon moved that HF 2991, as amended, be recommended to pass, and when so passed, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3099 (Kalin): A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring emergency management training for certain executive branch employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 12.09, by adding a subdivision.

Representative Kalin presented his bill.

Testifying for the bill:
Rocco Forte, Assistant City Coordinator, Emergency Preparedness & Regulatory Services, City of Minneapolis
Judson Freed, Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers; Director, Ramsey County Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Kris Eide, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Representative Kalin moved to orally amend HF 3099 as follows:

Page 1, line 8, delete “develop" and insert “maintain"

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kalin moved that HF 3099, as amended, be recommended to pass, and when so passed, be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mullery recessed the committee at 8:55 AM.

Chair Mullery reconvened the committee at 9:15 AM

HF 847 (Hosch): A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing counties and cities to impose administrative penalties for certain traffic violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.022; 169.99, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.


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Representative Johnson moved HF 847 before the committee.

Representative Johnson moved to orally amend the A1 as follows:

Page 1, line 2, delete “may" and insert “shall"

Representative Johnson moved adoption of the A1 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Johnson moved adoption of the
A2 and A3 amendments. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying for the bill:
Frank Pomeroy, Police Chief, City of Winona; Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association

Testifying against the bill:
Bill Gillespie, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association

Representative Holberg, on behalf of Representative Westrom, moved adoption of the A5 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Johnson moved that HF 847, as amended, be recommended to pass, and when so passed be re-referred to the Committee on Finance. After a voice vote, Representative Holberg requested a Division. There being 6 AYES and 8 NAYS the MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:40 AM.



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REPRESENTATIVE MULLERY, CHAIR



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

HF847 (Hosch) Counties and cities authorized to impose administrative penalties for certain traffic violations;
HF2991 (Simon) Safe at Home program provisions modified;
HF3000 (Hilstrom) Statewide public safety radio system financing technical correction provided;
HF3099 (Kalin) Requiring emergency management training for certain executive branch employees.