STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH 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 12:49 P.M. on March 3rd, 2020, in room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
Representative Considine moved to approve the minutes for the February 27th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Informational Presentation by The Minnesota Sheriffs Association on the LEXIPOL System.
Presenting the overview:
Troy Heck, Benton County Sherriff
HF 3360 (Sandstede) Violent crime enforcement team funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Sandstede presented HF3360.
Testifiers in regards to HF3360:
Katie Kramer, Policy Director at Violence Free Minnesota
Paul Meunier, Executive Director at the Youth Intervention Programs Association
Megan Close, Community Program Supervisor at Alexandra House
Drew Evans, Superintendent for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Chair Mariani laid HF3360 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
HF 3229 (Persell) Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe; concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority requirements modified.
Representative Persell presented HF3229.
Testifiers in regards to HF3229:
Kenneth Washington, Chief of Police for Leech Lake Tribal Police Department
Jon Priem, Chief of Police for the Prairie Island Police Department
John Harrington, Commissioner for the Department of Public Safety
Chris Caulk, Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association
Jessie Stomski Seim, General Counsel for the Prairie Island Indian Community
The meeting recessed at 2:22 P.M.
The meeting reconvened at 4:31 P.M.
Chair Mariani moved that HF3229 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3243 (Pinto) Law enforcement hiring information access expanded.
Representative Pinto presented HF3243.
Testifiers in regards to HF3243:
Bill Hutton, Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association
Representative Pinto moved to re-refer HF3243 to the Judiciary and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED
HF 3568 (Considine) Mental illness decriminalization planning group provided, and report required.
Testifiers in regards to HF3568.
Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF3568 to the Corrections Division without recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1149 (Christensen) Conservation officer authority under DWI law expanded.
Chair Mariani presented HF1149.
Chair Mariani moved to amend HF1149 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Mariani moved that HF1149, as amended, be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 5:00 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant