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Public Safety Finance and Policy

SIXTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 29, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH 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 10:02 a.m. Tuesday, January 29th, 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

H.F. 90 (Hilstrom)

Rep. Hilstrom moved that H.F. 90 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Testifying on H.F. 90 were:

Iris C. Freeman - Associate Director, Center for Elder Justice and Policy at William Mitchell College of Law
Mary M. Lynch - Assistant Hennepin County Attorney

Rep. Mullery moved to amend H.F. 90 as follows:

Page 1, line 21, before the period insert "or one of the victims"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilstrom renewed her motion that H.F. 90 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Schoen moved that the minutes of the Thursday, January 24th meeting be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

Discussion of sex trafficking in Minnesota.

Testifying during the discussion was:

Join Choi - Ramsey County Attorney

Update on the Safe Harbor Act of 2011.

Presenting the update were:

Michele Garnett McKenzie - Advocates for Human Rights
Jeff Bauer - The Family Partnership

The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 a.m.




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Representative Michael Paymar, Chair



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

HF90 (Hilstrom) Financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult offenses allowed to be aggregated over a six month period, and venue options expanded.
Sex trafficking in Minnesota
Update on Safe Harbor Act of 2011
No Wrong Door Report