STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the sixth meeting to order at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
CORNISH, Tony, Chair
WOODARD, Kelby, Vice Chair
MULLERY, Joe, DFL Lead
No members were excused or absent.
A quorum was present.
Representative McDonald moved that the minutes of January 20, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF0161 (Drazkowski) Extends the time period for renewal of permit to purchase firearm from federally licensed dealer for transferee permits.
Representative Kelly moved that HF0161 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Representative Kelly moved the HF0161DE2
amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The committee heard testimony on HF0161.
Representative Steve Drazkowski
Professor Joseph Olson, Hamline University School of Law
Anne Finn, Assistant Director, League of Minnesota Cities
Ryan Erdmann, Director and Legislative Liaison, Association of Minnesota Counties
Dennis Flaherty, Executive Director, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
Sergeant Mark Elliott, Bloomington Police Department
Dave Pecchia, Executive Director, Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
Heather Martens, Executive Director, Protect Minnesota: Working to End Gun Violence
Representative Kelly moved that HF0161, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Representative Mullery requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
CORNISH, Tony MULLERY, Joe
WOODARD, Kelby GAUTHIER, Kerry
AYES (continued) NAYS (continued)
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn HILTY, Bill
KELLY, Tim JOHNSON, Sheldon
KIEFFER, Andrea MARIANI, Carlos
KRIESEL, John MORAN, Rena
LEIDIGER, Ernie SLOCUM, Linda
On a vote of 10 AYES and 7 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF0068 (Garofalo) Careless driving resulting in death is a gross misdemeanor.
Representative Woodard moved that HF0068 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.
The committee heard testimony on HF0068.
Representative Pat Garofalo
Mack Backlund, State Coordinator, American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and
Education of Minnesota (ABATE)
Nancy Johnson, Legislative Director, Minnesotans for Safe Driving
Scott Hersey, Assistant County Attorney, Dakota County
Representative Woodard renewed his motion that HF0068 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 a.m.
REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair
Laura Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant