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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 26, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE


MINUTES


Debra Hilstrom, Chair of the Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee, started the fourteenth meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 26, 2009 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

HILSTROM, Debra, Chair
BIGHAM, Karla, Vice-Chair
ANDERSON, Bruce
CORNISH, Tony
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KATH, Kory
KELLY, Tim
KULICK JACKSON, Gail
LESCH, John
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
OLIN, Dave
PAYMAR, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SHIMANSKI, Ron

Members Excused:

KOHLS, Paul

Agenda:

HF161 First Engrossment (Thissen): Medical response unit reimbursement pilot program established, emergency medical services programs funded, and money appropriated.
Rep. Thissen presented HF161 En. 1.
A quorum was present at 1:05 and the meeting was officially called to order.
Rep. Olin moved that HF161 En. 1 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
Rep. Thissen took questions on HF161 En.1 from the committee.
Rep. Olin renewed his motion that HF161 En. 1 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.
HF971 (Bigham): Predatory offender registration time period rule clarified.
Rep. Bigham moved that HF971 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.
Rep. Bigham presented HF971 and took questions from the committee.
Tim O’Malley, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, testified on behalf of HF971 and took questions from the committee.
Rep. Bigham renewed her motion that HF971 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.

Chair Hilstrom laid HF971 over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.
Rep. Bigham assumed the gavel at 1:21pm.
HF792 (Hilstrom): Machine gun and short barreled shotgun possession included on the list of crimes against a person for registration under the Predatory Offender Registration Law.
Rep. Hilstrom moved that HF792 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.
Rep. Hilstrom presented HF792 and took questions from the committee.
Tim O’Malley, Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, testified on behalf of HF792 and took questions from the committee.
Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF792 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.
Chair Bigham laid HF792 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Oversight & Policy Omnibus bill.
HF695 (Hilstrom): Marriage terms, procedures, and forms clarified, modified and specified.
Rep. Hilstrom moved that HF695 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.
Rep. Hilstrom presented HF695 and took questions from the committee.
The following individuals testified in support of HF695 and took questions from the committee:
Cheryl Perish, Todd County Local Registrar & County Recorder
Jeffrey Schmitz, Hennepin County
Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF695 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.
Chair Bigham called for a motion to approve the minutes of February 24, 2009.
Rep. Drazkowski moved to approve the minutes of February 24, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 pm.



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Debra Hilstrom
CHAIR, Public Safety Policy & Oversight



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Erin Huppert
Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF161 (Thissen) Medical response unit reimbursement pilot program established, emergency medical services programs funded, and money appropriated.
HF971 (Bigham) Predatory offender registration time period rule clarified.
HF695 (Hilstrom) Marriage terms, procedures, and forms clarified, modified, and specified
HF792 (Hilstrom) Machine gun and short-barreled shotgun possession included on list of crimes against a person for registration under the Predatory Offender Registration Law.

HF180 (Paymar) has been removed from the agenda.