STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the twentieth meeting to order at 10:16 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
CORNISH, Tony, Chair
MULLERY, Joe, DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Moran moved that the minutes of March 1, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF0532 (Kieffer) Repeat criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Representative Kieffer moved that HF0532 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.
The committee heard testimony on HF0532.
Representative Andrea Kieffer
Erin Kuester, Assistant Goodhue County Attorney, Co-Chair of the Minnesota Coalition
Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) Public Policy Committee
Representative Kieffer renewed her motion that HF0532 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Staff from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) resumed an overview of the department's budget and answered questions of the committee.
Mary Ellison, Deputy Commissioner
Jeri Boisvert, Executive Director, Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
David Bjerga, Assistant Superintendent, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
The meeting was adjourned at 10:49 a.m.
REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair
Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant