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Public Safety Finance and Policy

TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 21, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 10:06 a.m. Thursday, March 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.

Rep. Simonson moved that the minutes of the March 20, 2013 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) board overview.

Presenting the overview was:
Neil Melton - Executive Director, POST Board

Private Detective Board overview.

Presenting the overview were:
Gregory J. Cook - Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services Board

H.F. 817 (Myhra) Public accounting services exempted from licensure requirements.

Rep. Cornish moved that H.F. 817 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on H.F. 817 were:
Geno Fragnito - Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
Gregory J. Cook - Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services Board

Rep. Cornish renewed his motion that H.F. 817 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 673 (Simon) Youth intervention program fund use modified, and money appropriated.

Rep. Simon moved that H.F. 673 be recommended to pass and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance Bill.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 673 were:
J. Scott Beaty - Executive Director, Minnesota Youth Intervention Programs Association
Paul Meunier - Director of Services, Minnesota Youth Intervention Programs Association
Daniel Pfarr - Executive Director, The Bridge for Youth
Paul Ramsour - Executive Director, Elpis Enterprises; Program Director, YouthLink
Beth Bailey - Executive Director, Community Mediation and Restorative Services
Tschida Henderson - Brooklyn Park

Chair Paymar laid over H.F. 673.

H.F. 1490 (Simonson) Duluth community offender reentry program funds appropriated.

Rep. Simonson moved that H.F. 1490 be recommended to pass and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Public Safety Finance Bill.

Testifying on H.F. 1490 were:
Dana Race - Community Offender Reentry Program (CORP) Coordinator
Thomas Roy - Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections

Chair Paymar laid over H.F. 1490.

Chair Paymar declared the committee in recess at 11:30 a.m.

Chair Paymar reconvened the committee at 5:33 p.m.

H.F. 285 (Lesch) Firearm lawful possession modified.

Rep. Lesch moved that H.F. 285 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Rep. Schoen moved to amend H.F. 285 as follows: (see attached; coded H0285DE6).

At the request of Rep. Kelly, a roll call vote was ordered on the amendment.

There were 10 yeas and 8 nays as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were:
Paymar, Chair
Rosenthal, Vice Chair
Hilstrom
Lesch
Mullery
Savick
Schoen
Simon
Simonson
Slocum

Those who voted in the negative were:
Cornish
Johnson, B.
Kelly
Kieffer
Lohmer
Newberger
Uglem
Ward, J.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Lesch renewed his motion that H.F. 285, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

At the request of Rep. Kelly, a roll call vote was ordered on the motion.

There were 10 yeas and 8 nays as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were:
Paymar, Chair
Rosenthal, Vice Chair
Hilstrom
Lesch
Mullery
Savick
Schoen
Simon
Simonson
Slocum

Those who voted in the negative were:
Cornish
Johnson, B.
Kelly
Kieffer
Lohmer
Newberger
Uglem
Ward, J.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:51 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:
  • HF673 (Simon) - Youth intervention program fund use modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1490 (Simonson) - Duluth; community offender reentry program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF285 (Lesch) - Firearms; civil commitment data transfer provided to a federal background check system, and lawful possession and transfer of firearms modified.
  • HF817 (Myhra) - Certified public accounting services exempted from licensure requirements.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:00 - Gavel, and consideration of HF285 (Lesch) Firearm lawful possession modified.
Runs 17 minutes.


POST Board budget presentation
Private Detective Board budget presentation
Note: HF 1030, 1206, and HF1556 have been removed from the agenda because they have not been referred to Public Safety. HF 1030 may be heard on Friday, 3/22.