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2011-2012 Regular Session

TWELFTH MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

February 10, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the twelfth meeting to order at 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

CORNISH, Tony, Chair
WOODARD, Kelby, Vice Chair
MULLERY, Joe, DFL Lead
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HILTY, Bill
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KELLY, Tim

KIEFFER, Andrea
KRIESEL, John
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Steve

Members absent:

MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was present.

Representative Hilty moved that the minutes of February 9, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF0306 (Westrom) Emily's Law established, age lowered for adult certification and extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution for juveniles, and violent juvenile offense defined.

Representative Nornes moved HF0306.

Representative Cornish moved to layover HF0306.

The committee heard testimony on HF0306.
Representative Torrey Westrom
Travis and Lynn Johnson, parents of Emily Johnson
John Stuart, State Public Defender
John Kingrey, Executive Director of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Michael Belton, Ramsey County Corrections
Calvin Saari, Legislative Liaison, Minnesota Corrections Association

Representative Smith moved that, if and when passed, HF0306 be re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

The committee heard public testimony from Al Flowers and Troy Parker.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:09 p.m.

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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair

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Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF306 (Westrom) - Emily's Law established, adult certification and extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution age lowered for juveniles, and violent juvenile offense defined.
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