STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Mariani, Chair of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 12:54 P.M. on February 19th, 2020, in room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
Representative Christensen moved to amend the minutes to add “8” after “Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF321” for the February 18th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Christensen moved to approve the minutes for the February 18th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Presentation by the Minnesota Youth Council.
Presenting the overview:
Halla Henderson, Youth Policy Coordinator at the Minnesota Youth Council
HF 3105 (Edelson) Probationary sentences for nonviolent offenders provided.
Representative Edelson Presented on HF3105.
Testifiers in regards to HF3105:
Bill Ward, State Public Defender
Paul Schnell, Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Corrections
Representative Edelson moved to adopt the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Edelson moved to re-refer HF3105, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3453 (Edelson) Juvenile risk assessment provided, and issues relating to juveniles including alternatives to arrest and use of restraints addressed.
Representative Edelson Presented on HF3453.
Testifiers in regards to HF3453:
Curtis Shanklin, Deputy Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Corrections
Representative Pinto moved to make an oral amendment to HF3453 by adding “of Corrections” after “Commissioner” on Page 2 and Line 20. THE MOTION PREVALED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Edelson moved to re-refer HF3453, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.
Representative Edelson Presented on HF3109.
Testifiers in regards to HF3109:
Gerald Settles, Ramsey County Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction Supervisor
The meeting adjourned at 2:20 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant