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2011-2012 Regular Session

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

February 14, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-THIRD 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-third meeting to order at 10:19 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 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 Smith moved that the minutes of February 9, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1956 (Anderson, S.) Offenders possessing multiple welfare electronic benefit cards required to be reported by law enforcement departments to the commissioner of human services.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF1956 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Reform Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1956.
Representative Sarah Anderson
Jerry Kerber, Inspector General, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Carolyn Jackson, Lobbying Coordinator, ACLU Minnesota

Chairman Cornish moved the H1956A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF1956, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to Health and Human Services Reform Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kelly assumed the gavel at 11:06 a.m.

HF2160 (Cornish) Fingerprints permitted to be taken by law enforcement for any offender interacting with the criminal justice system for any offense to eliminate a suspense record.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF2160 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2160.
Representative Tony Cornish
Katie Engler, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Carolyn Jackson, Lobbying Coordinator, ACLU Minnesota
Rich Neumeister, Citizen Lobbyist

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF2160 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 a.m.





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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Pete Sparby, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF1956 (Anderson) - Offenders possessing multiple welfare electronic benefit cards required to be reported by law enforcement departments to the commissioner of human services.
  • HF2160 (Cornish) - Fingerprints permitted to be taken by law enforcement for any offender interacting with the criminal justice system for any offense to eliminate a suspense record.
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