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Public Safety Finance and Policy

TENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 06, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 a.m. Wednesday, February 6th, 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. 241 (Hausman) Assault weapons; crime established for manufacturing, transferring, or possessing assault weapons; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided for; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 241 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Gun Violence and Prevention Act (10:08 a.m.)

Testifying in favor of H.F. 241 were:

Heather Martens - Executive Director, Protect Minnesota
Brent Gurtek - Protect Minnesota
John Egelhof - Retired FBI agent, Bemidji
Tim Dolan - Retired Chief of Police, Minneapolis
Jane Moline - Dundas
Jason Adkins - Executive Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference
Jane Kay - Plymouth

Testifying in opposition to H.F. 241 were:

Chris Rager - National Rifle Association
Rob Doar - Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance
Adam Ballard - Product Manager, DPMS Firearms, LLC
Kevin Collins - Pine Island White Pines Sportsmans Club
John Footh - West St. Paul
Officer Ryan Johnson - Minneapolis
Doug Brown - Hutchinson
Tim Jezierski - Two Harbors
Prof. Joseph Olson - President, Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance

Chair Paymar laid over H.F. 241.


The meeting was adjourned at 12:06 p.m.




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Representative Michael Paymar, Chair



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DJ Danielson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF241 (Hausman) - Firearms; assault weapon manufacture, transfer, or possession crime established; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.
  • HF242 (Hausman) - Firearms; large-capacity magazine crime established for the manufacture, transfer, or possession of ammunition feeding devices with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts; terms defined; and criminal penalties provided.
House TV Video:
View Archive

06:03 - Gavel.
08:45 - HF241 (Hausman) Assault weapons; crime established for manufacturing, transferring, or possessing assault weapons; existing assault weapon disposal or registration provided for; terms defined; data classified; language clarified; and penalties provided.
Runs 2 hours, 2 minutes.


Public testimony welcome after bills on the agenda have been heard. All testimony must be regarding a specific bill.
Due to time constraints, written testimony regarding specific bills will be accepted at the hearing.