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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

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

November 03, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-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 thirty-eighth meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 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
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KIEFFER, Andrea
KRIESEL, John
Members excused:

HILTY, Bill
KELLY, Tim
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MARIANI, Carlos
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Steve

The committee heard testimony regarding the process that Department of Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy uses to grant parole to prison inmates who are serving life sentences.
Commissioner Tom Roy, Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC)
Jeff Peterson, Executive Officer of Hearing and Release, DOC
Governor Al Quie
Dennis Flaherty, Executive Director, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
James Franklin, Executive Director, Minnesota Sheriffs' Association
Paul Engwall, Volunteer, Amicus

The meeting was adjourned at 11:58 a.m.




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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Department of Corrections parole process

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01:25 - Gavel and discussion of Department of Corrections parole process. Runs 1 hour, 58 minutes.