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2011-2012 Regular Session

FORTY-SECOND MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

February 09, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SECOND 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 forty-second meeting to order at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2012, 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
DAUDT, Kurt
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HILTY, Bill
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KELLY, Tim
KIEFFER, Andrea
KRIESEL, John
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MARIANI, Carlos
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Steve
A quorum was present.

Representative Woodard moved that the minutes of February 1, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Cornish moved that the bonding recommendations of the committee be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1816 (Benson) Federally licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers authorized to possess and sell firearm silencers to authorized law enforcement and wildlife management agencies for authorized purposes.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF1816 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1816.
Representative Mike Benson
Chris Stafford
Ken Fagerlind
Matt Dosser
Heather Martens, Executive Director, Protect Minnesota
Tim Koester

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF1816 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1984 (Scott) Federally licensed firearms manufacturers' possession of federally registered firearm silencers authorized for the purpose of testing firearms manufactured for police and military agencies.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF1984 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1984.
Representative Peggy Scott
Mel Koenig, JP Enterprises, Inc.
Michael Gerster, Oakdale Gun Club

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF1984 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2046 (Woodard) Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data access permitted to law enforcement for background checks on explosives possession permit applications.

Representative Woodard moved HF2046 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF2046.
Representative Kelby Woodard
Katie Engler, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Anna McLafferty, Criminal Justice Director, NAMI Minnesota

Representative Woodard renewed his motion that HF2046 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 a.m.





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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Pete Sparby, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Committee consideration of public safety bonding requests

Bills Added:
  • HF1816 (Benson) - Federally licensed firearm importers, manufacturers, and dealers authorized to possess and sell firearm silencers to government agencies, the military, and other licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers.
  • HF1984 (Scott) - Federally licensed firearms manufacturers' possession of federally registered firearm silencers authorized for the purpose of testing firearms manufactured for police and military agencies.
  • HF2046 (Woodard) - Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data access permitted to law enforcement for background checks on explosives possession permit applications.
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01:21 - Consideration of public safety bonding requests. 04:57 - HF1816 (Benson) Federally licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers authorized to possess and sell firearm silencers to authorized law enforcement and wildlife management agencies for authorized purposes. 52:22 - HF1984 (Scott) Federally licensed firearms manufacturers' possession of federally registered firearm silencers authorized for the purpose of testing firearms manufactured for police and military agencies. 1:01:10 - HF2046 (Woodard) Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data access permitted to law enforcement for background checks on explosives possession permit applications. Runs 1 hour, 5 minutes.