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2011-2012 Regular Session

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

March 22, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 twenty-eighth meeting to order at 10:14 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll at 10:15 a.m.

Members present:


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

KRIESEL, John
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MARIANI, Carlos
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Steve


Members excused:

JOHNSON, Sheldon

A quorum was present.

Representative Nornes moved that the minutes of March 17, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF0853 (Cornish) Human trafficking victim toll-free hotline money appropriated.

Chairman Cornish moved HF0853.

Chairman Cornish moved the H0853DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Gary Karger, House Fiscal Analyst, presented the H0853DE3 omnibus finance bill spreadsheet.

Jeff Diebel, House Research Analyst, presented the language of the H0853DE3 omnibus finance bill.

Chairman Cornish gave chairman's remarks regarding the H0853DE3 omnibus finance bill.

The committee heard public testimony on H0853DE3.
Stephanie Zugschwert, Executive Director, Minnesota Alliance on Crime
Stephanie Beckman, Meeker County Attorney
Kelly Nicholson, Dakota County Attorney’s Office
Mary Harders, Waseca Police Department
Donna Dunn, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA)
Commissioner Tom Roy, Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC)
David Crist, Deputy Commissioner, DOC
John Stuart, Minnesota State Public Defender
Sarah El-Fakahay, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center
Commissioner Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota Department of Human Rights



The meeting was adjourned at 11:56 a.m.




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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair




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Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Present Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Budget Bill (HF853) and begin hearing testimony.

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