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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 16, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH 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-fifth meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee at 1:02 pm on Tuesday, March 16, 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:

Informational hearing on Emily’s Law legislation (HF317)

Chair Hilstrom directed the committee to refer to the H0317DE1 for testimony and questions.

Rep. Nornes presented the HF317DE1 amendment and took questions from the committee.

Lynn Johnson, resident of Fergus Falls, testified on behalf of HF317 and the H0317DE1.

The following individuals testified in opposition to HF317 and the H0317DE1 amendment, and took questions from the committee:
John Stuart, State Public Defender
Doug Johnson, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Cal Saari, Minnesota Corrections Association

Rep. Westrom testified in support of HF317 and the H0317DE1 amendment.


Chair Hilstrom called for a motion to adopt the minutes of March 11, 2010.

Vice-Chair Bigham moved to adopt the minutes of March 11, 2010.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF3634 First Engrossment (Kulick Jackson): License revocation and license denial required for any health-related licensed professional convicted of a felony-level criminal sexual conduct offense.

Rep. Kulick Jackson moved that HF3634 En. 1 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Kulick Jackson moved to amend HF3634 En. 1 (see H3634A1).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kulick Jackson presented HF3634 En. 1 as amended.

Cort Holten, Minnesota Chiropractors Association, testified on behalf of HF3634 En. 1 as amended and took questions from the committee.

Rep. Kulick Jackson renewed her motion that HF3634 En. 1 as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

HF3650 (Rosenthal): Government and peace officer unit authority granted to take into custody and impound vehicles in certain circumstances.

Rep. Rosenthal moved that HF3650 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy & Oversight Division.

Rep. Rosenthal moved to amend HF3650 (see A10-2369).
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Rosenthal presented HF3650 as amended and took questions from the committee.

The following individuals testified in support of HF3650 as amended and took questions from the committee:
Lance Klatt, MN Service Stations Association
Dwane Gregory, MN Service Stations Association
Jim Franklin, MN Sheriffs Association & MN Peace & Police Officers Association

Rep. Rosenthal renewed his motion that HF3650 as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy & Oversight Division.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 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:
  • HF3634 (Kulick Jackson) - License revocation and license denial required for any health-related licensed professional convicted of a felony-level criminal sexual conduct offense.
  • HF3650 (Rosenthal) - Peace officers granted authority to take into custody and impound vehicles in certain circumstances.

Informational hearing on Emily’s Law legislation. (NOTE: No votes will be taken on this legislation)
HF3634 is pending referral.
Additional bills may be added.