Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Public Safety Finance and Policy

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 21, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH 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. Thursday, February 21st, 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.

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Moved that the minutes of the February 20, 2013 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

H.F. 88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.

Rep. Schoen moved that H.F. 88 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance bill.

Chair Paymar moved to amend H.F. 88 as follows:
Page 1, Line 13, strike "a" and insert "the person's most recent"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 88 was:
Trista Matascastillo - Chair, Minnesota Women Veterans Initiative Working Group

Rep. Schoen renewed his motion that H.F. 88, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance Bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 228 (Johnson, B.) Wildlife arson that damages multiple dwellings, acreage, or crops increased penalties created, and restitution provisions added.

Rep. Johnson moved that H.F. 228 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Policy committee.

Rep. Johnson moved to amend H.F. 228 as follows: (See attached amendment coded H0228A2)

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 228 were:
Bob Bieniek - Assistant Isanti County Attorney
Judge Doug Meslow

Rep. Johnson renewed his motion that H.F. 228 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Policy committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Paymar and members welcomed visiting students from Legacy Christian Academy, Anoka.

H.F. 84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided for, and money appropriated.

Rep. Lesch moved that H.F. 84, the first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 84 were:
Dr. Lisa McCargar - Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program
Keith Streff - Humane Agent, Animal Humane Society

Testifying in opposition to H.F. 84 were:

William Lozito - Bloomington
Kristin Smith - Minnesota Pet Breeders Association
Valorie LaBeau Muggli - South Haven
Rep. Lesch renewed his motion that H.F. 84, the first engrossment, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:34 a.m.


___________________________
Representative Michael Paymar, Chair


_________________________________________
DJ Danielson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF88 (Dettmer) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
  • HF228 (Johnson) - Wildlife arson increased penalties created for damages to multiple buildings or dwellings, acreage, crops, or demonstrable bodily harm; and restitution provisions added.
  • HF84 (Lesch) - Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:12 - Gavel, and consideration of HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
24:33 - HF228 (Johnson) Wildlife arson that damages multiple dwellings, acreage, or crops increased penalties created, and restitution provisions added.
40:04 - HF84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided for, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.