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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

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

February 28, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Woodard, Vice-Chair of the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee, called the forty-seventh meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

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
MARIANI, Carlos
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, SteveKELLY, Tim

Representative Moran moved that the minutes of February 23, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2409 (Shimanski) Police civilian review uniform authority procedures provided.

Representative Kelly moved that HF2409 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF2409.
Representative Ron Shimanski
John Delmonico, Minneapolis Police Federation
Jim Michels, Attorney, Minneapolis Police Federation

Representative Kelly assumed the gavel at 10:32 a.m.

Chairman Cornish assumed the gavel at 10:39 a.m.

The committee continued to hear testimony on HF2409.
Velma Korbel, Director, Minneapolis Civil Rights Department
Chuck Turchick, Citizen
Michael Cavlan, Communities United Against Police Brutaility
Brian Rice, Attorney, Minneapolis Police Federation

Representative Kelly renewed his motion that HF2409 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2491 (Kelly) Domestic abuse no contact order provided as a criminal order, and proceeding provisions modified.

Representative Kelly moved that HF2491 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2491.
Representative Tim Kelly
Liz Richards, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women

Representative Kelly renewed his motion that HF2491 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Daudt assumed the gavel at 11:41 a.m.

HF2415 (Cornish) Victim notification regarding offenders by Department of Corrections permitted to include electronic notification in addition to written notification.

Representative Cornish moved HF2415 before the committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2415.
Representative Tony Cornish
Lydia Newlin, Director of Restorative Justice/Victim Assistance, Minnesota Department
of Corrections

Representative Cornish moved the H2415DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cornish moved that HF2415, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 a.m.





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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Pete Sparby, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF2415 is the vehicle bill for the Department of Corrections omnibus agency policy bill

Bills Added:
  • HF2409 (Shimanski) - Police civilian review uniform authority procedures provided.
  • HF2491 (Kelly) - Domestic abuse no contact order provided as a criminal order, and proceeding provisions modified.
  • HF2415 (Cornish) - Fugitive apprehension unit authorized to apply for search warrants, commissioner directed to implement a gardening program at state correctional facilities, selection criteria narrowed for challenge incarceration program, and victim notification permitted to include electronic and written notification.
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