STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Representative Debra Hilstrom, Chair of the Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee, started the fourth meeting and the Joint Hearing of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee, at 1:05 pm on Thursday, January 22, 2009 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Public Safety Policy & Oversight
Debra Hilstrom, Chair
Karla Bigham, Vice-Chair
Gail Kulick Jackson
Moua, Mee, Chair
Olson, Mary, Vice- Chair
A quorum was present at 1:07 and the meeting was called to order.
Sarah Hammond, Program Principal, National Conference of State Legislatures-Criminal Justice, provided an overview of the Adam Walsh Act, how states are implementing it, and current legislative efforts, and took questions from the committee.
Harry Kennedy, Minnesota State Sex Offender Policy Coordinator, and Bill Donnay, Minnesota Department of Corrections, provided an overview of sex offender registration in Minnesota and how it complies with the Adam Walsh Act. They also took questions from the committee.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:38pm
REP. DEBRA HILSTROM Erin Huppert
CHAIR Committee Legislative Assistant
SEN. MEE MOUA James Chang
CHAIR Legislative Assistant to the chair