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Minnesota Legislature

Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

FOURTH JOINT MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - January 29, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
&
JUDICIARY FINANCE AND CIVIL LAW DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 5:17 P.M. on January 29th, 2020, at the Mitchell Hamline Law School. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave
LONG, Jamie

Members excused:
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

Presentation on Victims Issues & Race.

Presenting the overview:
Artika Roller, Executive Director for the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presentation on Policing Issues & Race.

Presenting the overview:
Dr. Tracie Keesee, Center for Policing Equity, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Justice Initiatives.

Chair Lesch assumed the gavel at 6:35 P.M.

Presentation on Pretrial & Trial Issues & Race.

Presenting the overview:
Perry L. Moriearty, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
Tanya Bransford, Judge at Hennepin County District Court

Presentation on Post-Conviction Issues & Race.

Presenting the overview:
Rob Stewart, Executive Director at the Minnesota Justice Research Center.

The meeting adjourned at 8:03 P.M.





Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair





Representative John Lesch, Chair





Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant





Jenna Maus
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Documents:

JOINT CORRECTIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE HEARING

Topic:
The Future of Prison and Probation Funding

Agenda:
DOC Discussion of Drivers of Prison and Probation Costs
MACCAC and MACPO Discussion of the Drivers of Probation Costs


***Public Testimony will not be taken