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Public Safety Policy and Oversight

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 09, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH 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 twenty-sixth meeting of the House Public Safety Policy & Oversight Committee at 1:04 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 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
KULICK JACKSON, Gail
KOHLS, Paul
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
OLIN, Dave
PAYMAR, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SHIMANSKI, Ron

Member Excused:

LESCH, John

Agenda:

HF1457 First Engrossment (Johnson): Unfunded mandates affecting local governmental units eliminated.

Rep. Johnson moved that HF1457 En.1 be recommended to pass and be returned to the General Register.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS PASSED.


HF2616 (Kahn): Bicyclists allowed to stop and proceed through red light under limited circumstances.

Chair Hilstrom moved that HF2616 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

Rep. Kahn presented HF2616 and took questions from the committee.

Dorian Grilley, Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, testified in support of HF2616 and took questions from the committee.

Chair Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF2616 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL WAS PASSED.

Vice-Chair Bigham assumed the gavel at 1:10pm.

HF2470 (Hilstrom): Scanning device and re-encoder use to acquire information from payment cards included as identity theft

Rep. Hilstrom moved that HF2470 be recommended to pass and be sent to the Finance Committee with a recommended re-referral to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.

Rep. Hilstrom presented HF2470, and took questions from the committee.

Al Zdrazil, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, testified in support of HF2470 and took questions from the committee.
Rep. Hilstrom moved to amend HF2470 (see H2470A1).
Rep. Hilstrom explained the A1 amendment.
Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to amend HF2470.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Hilstrom moved to amend HF2470, as amended (see H2470A3).
Rep. Hilstrom explained the A3 amendment and took questions from the committee.
Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion to amend HF2470, as amended.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED
Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion that HF2470, as amended, be recommended to pass and be referred to the Committee on Finance with a recommended re-referral to the Transportation Finance & Policy Division.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

Chair Hilstrom resumed the gavel at 1:20pm.

Chair Hilstrom called for motions to adopt the minutes of the last meeting of the 2009 session and interim hearings:

Rep. Bigham moved to adopt the minutes of April 2, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Rep. Shimanski moved to adopt the minutes of August 26, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Rep. Rosenthal moved to adopt the minutes of September 22, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Rep. Bigham moved to adopt the minutes of October 7, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Rep. Olin moved to adopt the minutes of October 29, 2009.
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

The following individuals presented the Sentencing Guidelines Annual Report, and took questions from the committee:

Suzanne Alliegro, Executive Director, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
Jeff Edblad, Chair, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.


The meeting was adjourned at 1:54 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:
  • HF1457 (Johnson) - Unfunded mandates affecting local governmental units eliminated.
  • HF2616 (Kahn) - Bicyclists allowed to stop and proceed through red light under limited circumstances.
  • HF2470 (Hilstrom) - Scanning device and reencoder use to acquire information from payment cards included as identity theft.

Overview on 2010 Sentencing Guidelines Annual Report to the Legislature
*HF1457 was passed after a full hearing in the 2009 session and returned to the committee pursuant to House Rule 4.20. The committee intends to limit itself to taking procedural action to return this bill to the General Register.