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2011-2012 Regular Session

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

February 21, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH 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-fifth meeting to order at 10:16 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

HF1835 (Scott) Sheriff vehicle list of paint colors expanded.

The committee heard testimony on HF1835.
Representative Peggy Scott
James Stuart, Anoka County Sheriff

A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

CORNISH, Tony, Chair
WOODARD, Kelby, Vice Chair
DAUDT, Kurt
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HILTY, Bill
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KIEFFER, Andrea
KRIESEL, John
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, SteveKELLY, Tim

Members excused:

MARIANI, Carlos

Representative McDonald moved that the minutes of February 16, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF1835 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chairman Cornish moved the H1835A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF1835, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1665 (Gruenhagen) Fifth degree assault and domestic assault provisions added to crime of violence.

Representative Gruenhagen moved that HF1665 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

Representative Gruenhagen moved to orally amend HF1665 to delete Section 1, line 2.10 "August 1, 2011" and insert "August 1, 2012". THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF1665.
Representative Glenn Gruenhagen
Rick Dusterhoft, Criminal Division Director, Ramsey County Attorney's Office
John Kingrey, Executive Director, Minnesota County Attorneys Association

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that HF1665, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2246 (Daudt) Convictions under the original criminal vehicular operation law allowed to enhance DWI offenses, and legislative oversight corrected.

Representative Daudt moved HF2246 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2246.
Representative Kurt Daudt
Tara Ferguson-Lopez, Assistant Mille Lacs County Attorney

Representative Daudt renewed his motion that HF2246 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kelly assumed the gavel at 10:40 a.m.

HF1938 (Cornish) Fugitive apprehension unit authorized to apply search warrants.

Representative Cornish moved HF1938 before the committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1938.
Representative Tony Cornish
Cari Gerlicher, Director of the Office of Special Investigations, Minnesota Department of
Corrections

HF1938 was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:47 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:
  • HF1835 (Scott) - Sheriff vehicles; list of paint colors expanded.
  • HF1665 (Gruenhagen) - Fifth-degree assault and domestic assault provisions added to crime of violence.
  • HF1938 (Cornish) - Fugitive apprehension unit authorized to apply for search warrants.
  • HF2246 (Daudt) - Convictions under the original criminal vehicular operation law allowed to enhance DWI offenses, and legislative oversight corrected.
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