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Public Safety Finance and Policy

FOURTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 23, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Michael Paymar

MINUTES

Representative Paymar, Chair of Committee on Public Safety Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Paymar, Chair
Rosenthal, Vice Chair
Cornish, Lead
Hilstrom
Johnson, B.
Kelly
Kieffer
Lesch
Lohmer
Mullery
Newberger
Savick
Schoen
Simon
Simonson
Slocum
Uglem
Ward, J.


A quorum was present


Discussion of the cost of sexual violence to Minnesota.

Testifying during the discussion were:
Donna Dunn - Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Bob Tracy - Public Policy Consultant, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault


Rep. Schoen moved that the minutes from the January 22, 2013 meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Discussion of strategies for dealing with sex offenders.

Testifying during the discussion was:
Eric S. Janus - Dean, William Mitchell College of Law

Overview of the civil commitment process.

Presenting the overview was:
John L. Kirwin - Assistant Hennepin County Attorney






The meeting was adjourned at 11:31 a.m..




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Representative Michael Paymar, Chair



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DJ Danielson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Cost of sexual violence to Minnesota
Strategies for dealing with sex offenders
Overview of the civil commitment process