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Public Safety Finance and Policy

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-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 10:10 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Paymar, Chair
Rosenthal, Vice Chair
Cornish, Lead
Johnson, B.
Kelly
Kieffer
Lohmer
Mullery
Newberger
Savick
Schoen
Simon
Simonson
Slocum
Uglem
Ward, J.

Members excused:
Hilstrom
Lesch

A quorum was present.

Rep. Rosenthal moved that the minutes of the March 5th, 2014 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Department of Corrections Bonding Requests Presentation

H.F. 1822 (Dorholt) St. Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 1822 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 1822 and other Department of Corrections capital investment requests was:
Terry Carlson - Deputy Commissioner for Facilities, Minnesota Department of Corrections

Chair Paymar renewed his motion that H.F. 1822 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 179 (Lillie) Maplewood; Regional public safety training facility funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 179 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 179 were:
Chief Jeff Anderson – Oakdale Fire Department
Chief Steve Lukin – Maplewood Fire Department

Chair Paymar moved to amend H.F. 179 as follows:
Lines 1.17 and 1.14, delete “$3,000,000” and insert “$1,800,000”
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Paymar renewed his motion that H.F. 179 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 2339 (Bly) Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 2339 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Testifying on behalf of H.F. 2339 was:
Brian Heck – City Administrator, City of Montgomery

Chair Paymar renewed his motion that H.F. 2339 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 1681 (Murphy, M.) Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Paymar moved that H.F. 1681 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Testifying on H.F. 1681 were:
Kay Arola – Executive Director, Arrowhead Regional Corrections
Thomas Roy – Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections

Chair Paymar moved to amend H.F. 1681 as follows:
Lines 1.7 and 1.13, delete “$3,000,000” and insert “$4,000,000”
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Paymar renewed his motion that H.F. 1681 be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:37 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:
  • HF179 (Lillie) - Maplewood; regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1681 (Murphy) - Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1822 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2339 (Bly) - Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:18 - Gavel.
00:48 - HF1822 (Dorholt) Saint Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
02:23 - Department of Corrections bonding bills.
22:38 - HF179 (Lillie) Maplewood; regional public safety training facility funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:00:42 - HF2339 (Bly) Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1:09:22 - HF1681 (Murphy) Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.


Department of Corrections bonding bills