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Public Safety Finance and Policy

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 13, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

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

MINUTES

Representative Paymar, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 10:08 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 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
Simon
Simonson
Uglem
Ward, J.

Members excused:

Schoen
Slocum

A quorum was present.

Rep. Lesch moved that the minutes from the March 12, 2013 meeting be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 1126 be recommended to pass and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance Bill.

Testifying on H.F. 1126 were:
Stacey St. George - Assistant Isanti County Attorney
Donna Dunn - Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
John Kingrey - Minnesota County Attorneys Association

Chair Paymar laid over H.F. 1126.

H.F. 1010 (Simonson) Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided for.

Rep. Simonson moved that H.F. 1010 be recommended to pass and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance Bill.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 1010 were:
Donna Dunn - Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Kelly Mitchell - Executive Director, Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission

Testifying in opposition to H.F. 1010 was:
Ryan Else - Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Chair Paymar laid over H.F. 1010.

H.F. 449 (Simonson) 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.

Rep. Simonson moved that H.F. 449 be re-referred, without further recommendation, to the Committee on Taxes.

Rep. Simonson moved to amend H.F. 449 as follows: (see attached; A13-0207)
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 449 were:
John Ongaro - Government Relations Director, Saint Louis County

Rep. Simonson renewed his motion that H.F. 449, as amended, be re-referred, without further recommendation, to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Lesch assumed the gavel at 11:06 a.m.

H.F. 1400 (Paymar) Domestic abuse provisions modified.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 1400 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Chair Paymar moved to amend H.F. 1400 as follows:
Page 7, Line 18: Strike "abuse" and insert "conduct"
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 1400 were:
Dave Pinto - Assistant Ramsey County Attorney
Liz Richards - Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women

Chair Paymar renewed his motion that H.F. 1400, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:27 a.m.




___________________________
Representative Michael Paymar, Chair



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DJ Danielson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1126 (Winkler) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
  • HF1010 (Simonson) - Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
  • HF449 (Simonson) - 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
  • HF1400 (Paymar) - Domestic abuse provisions modified.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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00:17 - Gavel.
00:52 - HF1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
32:51 - HF1010 (Simonson) Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided for.
48:30 - HF449 (Simonson) 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
58:31 - HF1400 (Paymar) Domestic abuse provisions modified.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.


HF637 will be heard March 14