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2011-2012 Regular Session

FIFTIETH MEETING - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

March 06, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH 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 fiftieth meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

HF2327 (Benson) Election administration procedures for individuals who have been convicted of a felony modified.

The committee heard testimony on HF2327.
Representative Mike Benson

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
KELLY, Tim
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MARIANI, Carlos
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
NORNES, Bud
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Steve
Representative Gauthier moved that the minutes of March 1, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Cornish moved that HF2327 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

The committee continued to hear testimony on HF2327.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie

Chairman Cornish moved to orally amend HF2327: delete "or" and insert "and" in Section 3, line 3.24. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee continued to hear testimony on HF2327, as amended.
Beth Fraser, Director of Governmental Affairs, Secretary of State's Office
John Kingrey, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Mark Haase, Council on Crime and Justice

Chairman Cornish renewed his motion that HF2327, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1816 (Benson) Federally licensed firearm importers, manufacturers, and dealers authorized to possess and sell firearm silencers to authorized law enforcement and wildlife management agencies for authorized purposes. HF 1816 was previously heard in the House Public Safety Committee. Testimony will be to the DE2 amendment.

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

Chairman Cornish moved the H1816DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF1816, as amended.
Representative Mike Benson

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

The meeting was adjourned at 11:09 a.m.




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REP. TONY CORNISH, Chair





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Pete Sparby, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF1816 was previously heard by the committee. Testimony will be to the DE2 amendment.

Bills Added:
  • HF2327 (Benson) - Election administration procedures for individuals who have been convicted of a felony modified.
  • 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.
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