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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 23, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

JOINT MEETING
PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE DIVISION
PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

MINUTES



Karla Bigham, Vice-Chair of the Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee, started the joint meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee and the Public Safety Finance Division at 1:01pm on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 in Room 10 of the of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Public Safety Policy & Oversight Members Present:

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


Public Safety Finance Members Present:

EASTLUND, Rob
HAWS, Larry
LAINE, Carolyn
REINERT, Roger
SEVERSON, Dan
WARD, John


Public Safety Policy & Oversight Members Excused:

HILSTROM, Debra*


Public Safety Finance Members Excused:

HOSCH, Larry
LIEBLING, Tina
SMITH, Steve


*Member is on both Public Safety Finance and Public Safety Policy & Oversight


Agenda:

A quorum was present at 1:07 pm.

The following individuals presented the findings of the Office of the Legislative Auditor’s Report on the Public Defender System, and took questions from the committee members:

James Nobles, Legislative Auditor
Deborah Junod, Project Manager, Office of the Legislative Auditor

The following individuals testified to the OLA report, and took questions from the committee:
Kevin Kajer, State Administrator, Board of Public Defense
John Stuart, State Public Defender

The meeting was adjourned at 2:22 pm.





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Karla Bigham
VICE CHAIR, Public Safety Policy & Oversight




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Michael Paymar
CHAIR, Public Safety Finance




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

Office of the Legislative Auditor's Report on the Public Defender System