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2011-2012 Regular Session

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

April 29, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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 thirty-sixth meeting to order at 10:24 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 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 excused:

MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was present.

Representative Smith moved that the minutes of April 28, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF0441 (Loon) Collection of 911 fees from prepaid wireless telecommunications and prepaid wireless E911 services provided.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF0441 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Taxes Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF0441.
Representative Jenifer Loon
Ron Whitehead, Department of Public Safety, Emergency Communications Network

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF0441 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Taxes Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF0229 (Downey) Judges authorized to prohibit juvenile sex offenders from residing near their victims.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF0229 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Keith Downey provided testimony on HF0229.

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF0229 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1468 (LeMieur) Forfeited firearm sale by law enforcement agencies authorized at auction to federally licensed firearms dealers.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF1468 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chairman Cornish moved to orally amend HF1468: lines 1.3 and 1.13, delete "at auction". THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mike LeMieur provided testimony on HF1468, as amended.

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF1468, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chairman Woodard assumed the gavel at 11:00 a.m.

HF0955 (Cornish) Level III predatory offender Web site maintenance responsibility transferred from the Department of Corrections to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Representative Cornish moved that HF0955 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Tony Cornish provided testimony on HF0955.

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF0955 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF0738 (Cornish) Harassment restraining order provisions modified.

Representative Cornish moved that HF0738 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Cornish moved to orally amend HF0738: line 2.22, delete "temporary". THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF0738, as amended.
Representative Tony Cornish
Liz Richards, Director of Programming, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women

Representative Cornish renewed his motion that HF0738, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Cornish assumed the gavel at 11:18 a.m.

HF0642 (Slocum) Child certified as an adult provided to be detained in a juvenile facility prior to trial and verdict.

Representative Slocum moved that HF0642 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Linda Slocum provided testimony on HF0642.

Representative Slocum renewed her motion that HF0642 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.

Representative Hilty moved that HF1478 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1478.
Representative Mary Kiffmeyer
Dr. Shelia Brandt, Legislative Director, Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP)
Robin Vue-Benson, Legal Manager, MSOP

Representative Hilty renewed his motion that HF1478 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF0615 (Buesgens) Driver education requirements modified for obtaining an instruction permit.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF0615 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF0615.
Representative Mark Buesgens
Charles "Chip" Hayssen, Safeway Driving School

The committee recessed at 11:46 a.m.

The committee reconvened at 11:52 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The committee continued to hear testimony on HF0615.
Jim Thienes, Minnesota Driving School Association
Jodee Buhr, Education Minnesota

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF0615 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1214 (Hortman) Child passenger restraint system provisions modified.

Representative Johnson moved that HF1214 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1214.
Representative Melissa Hortman
Cheri Marti, Executive Director, Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Child Care Association
Grace Keliher, Director of Governmental Relations, Minnesota School Boards
Association (MSBA)

Representative Johnson renewed his motion that HF1214 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:28 p.m.





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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Continuation of the Thursday agenda. Bills may not be heard in the order listed. If all bills on schedule are not heard by 11:45, the committee will recess for 15 minutes and move to Room 200 to continue the agenda.

Bills Added:
  • HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
  • HF441 (Loon) - 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications and prepaid wireless E911 services provided.
  • HF229 (Downey) - Child certified as an adult detainment in a juvenile facility provided pending the outcome of criminal proceedings, and judges authorized to prohibit juvenile sex offenders from residing near their victims.
  • HF1468 (LeMieur) - Forfeited firearm sale by law enforcement agencies authorized to federally licensed firearms dealers.
  • HF955 (Cornish) - Level III predatory offender Web site maintenance responsibility transferred from the Department of Corrections to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
  • HF1214 (Hortman) - Child passenger restraint system provisions modified.
  • HF615 (Buesgens) - Driver education requirements modified for obtaining an instruction permit.
  • HF738 (Cornish) - Public notice provided for the release hearing for killers of peace officers, and harassment restraining order provisions modified.
  • HF642 (Slocum) - Child certified as an adult provided to be detained in a juvenile facility prior to trial and verdict.
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