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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 02, 2010

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

PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Debra Hilstrom, Chair of the Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee, called to order the thirty-first meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee at 1:02 pm on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 in room 10 of the of the State Office Building, a quorum was present.

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
KOHLS, Paul
KULICK JACKSON, Gail
LESCH, John
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
OLIN, Dave
PAYMAR, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SHIMANSKI, Ron

Agenda:

HF2463 (Ward): Crow Wing County; substance monitoring pilot project established for certain persons with revoked driver's licenses.

Chair Hilstrom moved that HF2463 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.

Rep. Ward presented HF2463 and took questions from the committee.

Chair Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF2463 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

HF2978 (Rosenthal): First-degree driving while impaired crime amended to include prior felony convictions from other states.

Rep. Rosenthal moved that HF2978 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.

Rep. Rosenthal presented HF2978 and took questions from the committee.

Steve Simon, faculty of University of Minnesota School of Law, testified in support of HF2978 and took questions from the committee.

Rep. Rosenthal renewed his motion that HF2978 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

HF2979 (Rosenthal): Alcohol concentration lowered from 0.20 to 0.16 for an aggravating factor under DWI law.

Rep. Rosenthal moved that HF2979 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.

Rep. Rosenthal presented HF2979 and took questions from the committee.

Steve Simon, faculty of University of Minnesota School of Law, testified in support of HF2979 and took questions from the committee.

Rep. Rosenthal renewed his motion that HF2978 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Public Safety Finance Division.
THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

HF2881 (Kath): Qualified persons with medical training or supervision authorized to take blood samples from DWI offenders, and legal immunity provided.

Rep. Kath moved that HF2881 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Rep. Kath presented HF2881 and took questions from the committee.

The following individuals testified in support of HF2881 and took questions from the committee:

Steve Simon, faculty of University of Minnesota School of Law
David Brodie, city of Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Rep. Kath moved that HF2881 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

HF3106 (Bigham): Implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions modified.

Rep. Bigham moved that HF3106 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Rep. Bigham presented HF3106 and took questions from the committee.

Rep. Bigham moved to amend HF3106 (see H3106A2).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following individuals testified in support of HF3106 and took questions from the committee:

Michael Campion, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Jared Jordal, Department of Public Safety

Rep. Drazkowski moved to amend HF3106 as amended (see H3106A7).

Rep. Drazkowski presented the H3106A7 amendment.

Rep. Drazkowski renewed his motion to amend HF3106 as amended (see H3106A7).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Bigham moved that HF3106 as amended, be laid over.

Chair Hilstrom laid HF3106 as amended over.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:34 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..
Bills Added:
  • HF3106 (Bigham) - Implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions modified.
  • HF2978 (Rosenthal) - First-degree driving while impaired crime amended to include prior felony convictions from other states.
  • HF2979 (Rosenthal) - Alcohol concentration lowered from 0.20 to 0.16 for an aggravating factor under DWI law.
  • HF2881 (Kath) - Qualified persons with medical training or supervision authorized to take blood samples from DWI offenders, and legal immunity provided.
  • HF2463 (Ward) - Crow Wing County; substance monitoring pilot project established for certain persons with revoked driver's licenses.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

04:45 - Gavel, and discussion of HF2463 (Ward) Crow Wing County; substance monitoring pilot project established for certain persons with revoked driver's licenses.
16:56 - HF2978 (Rosenthal) First-degree driving while impaired crime amended to include prior felony convictions from other states.
21:08 - HF2979 (Rosenthal) Alcohol concentration lowered from 0.20 to 0.16 for an aggravating factor under DWI law.
32:00 - HF2881 (Kath) Qualified persons with medical training or supervision authorized to take blood samples from DWI offenders, and legal immunity provided.
36:48 - HF3106 (Bigham) Implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions modified.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.



NOTE: There will also be an amendment related to changes with the B-Card.