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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - April 15, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 thirty-seventh meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee at 9:31 am on Thursday, April 15, 2010 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
KATH, Kory
KELLY, Tim
KOHLS, Paul
KULICK JACKSON, Gail
LESCH, John
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
OLIN, Dave
PAYMAR, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SHIMANSKI, Ron

Members Excused:

JOHNSON, Sheldon


Agenda:

HF2939 (Hosch): Protective agents authorized to use flashing lights in certain traffic situations.

Rep. Hosch presented HF2939 and took questions from the committee.

A quorum was present at 9:35 and the committee was called to order.

The following individuals testified on behalf of HF2939 and took questions from the committee:

Dwight Patterson, business owner and resident of Avon, MN
Laurie Patterson, business owner and resident of Avon, MN
Thomas FitzHenry, business president and resident of Richfield, MN

Ken Urquhart, Minnesota State Patrol, testified in opposition to HF2939 and took questions from the committee.

Chair Hilstrom laid over HF2939.

HF2827 (Hosch): Protective agent vehicle allowed use of flashing red light while escorting oversized vehicle.

Chair Hilstrom laid over HF2827.

SF2945 First Engrossment (Drazkowski): Child pornography related definition amended.

Rep. Drazkowski presented SF2945 En. 1 and took questions from the committee.

Rep. Drazkowski presented the following amendments for discussion and future consideration:

S2945DE1
S2945A2
S2945A3

The following individuals testified on behalf of SF2945 En. 1 and the DE1, A2 and A3 amendments, and took questions from the committee:

Tom Gort, Winona County Attorney’s Office
Travis Volkman, Goodview Police Department

Chair Hilstrom laid over SF2945 En. 1.

HF3637 (Urdahl): Persons prohibited from allowing underage drinking under certain circumstances.

Rep. Shimanski moved that HF3637 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Rules.

Rep. Shimanski moved to amend HF3637 (see H3637DE1).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Shimanski moved to amend HF3637 as amended (see H3637A1).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Urdahl presented HF3637 as amended, and took questions from the committee.

Chair Hilstrom laid over HF3637 as amended.

Vice-Chair Bigham moved to approve the minutes of March 18, 2010.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:22 am.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2939 (Hosch) - Protective agents authorized to use flashing lights in certain traffic situations.
  • HF2827 (Hosch) - Protective agent vehicle allowed use of flashing red light while escorting oversized vehicle.
  • SF2945 (Drazkowski) - Child pornography related definition amended.
  • HF3637 (Urdahl) - Persons prohibited from allowing underage drinking under certain circumstances.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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Gavel, and consideration of HF2939 (Hosch) Protective agents authorized to use flashing lights in certain traffic situations.
48:52 - SF2945 (Drazkowski) Child pornography related definition amended.
1:27:20 - HF3637 (Urdahl) Persons prohibited from allowing underage drinking under certain circumstances.
Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.