STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
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 12:47 P.M. on February 20th, 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)
Presentation by Professors Jillian Peterson and James Densley on Criminal Justice Responses to Mental Illness and Mass Shootings.
HF 1864 (Munson) – Presentence investigation reports inclusion of brain injury information authorized.
Representative Munson presented HF1864.
Representative Miller moved to amend HF1864 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers in regards to HF1864:
April Ildvad, Mental Health Practitioner
Zach Eichten, Public Policy Associate at the Brain Injury Alliance
Chair Mariani laid HF 1864 over, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
HF 3411 (Edelson) – Civil Commitment governing provisions modified, engagement services pilot project established, and money appropriated.
Representative Edelson moved to amend HF3411 with the A20 DE Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers in regards to HF3411:
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director at the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
John Kirwin, Assistant Hennepin County Attorney.
Sam Smith, National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Representative Edelson moved to re-refer HF 3411, as amended, to the Judiciary and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 2:34 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant