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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 16, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on April 16th, 2020. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services. 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
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

Representative Edelson moved to approve the minutes for the April 6th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Presentation by the MN Department of Public Safety on the Supplemental Budget for HF4540.

Presenting the overview:
John Harrington, Commissioner for the MN Department of Public Safety.
Drew Evans, BCA

Testifiers:
Alfred Flowers
Alicia Smith, MN Safe Streets

HF4304 (Moller) Public safety peer counseling or peer debriefing information prohibited as evidence, and law enforcement use of force reported.

Representative Moller presented HF4304.

Testifiers in regards to HF4304:
Mike Vandervort

Representative Moller moved to amend HF4304 with the A2 Amendment.

Chair Mariani requested a roll call.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

WITH 17 AYES, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE A2 AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Moller moved to amend HF4304, as amended, with the A4 Amendment.

Chair Mariani requested a roll call.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

NAYS:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)

ABSTAIN:
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul

WITH 12 AYES, 1 NAYS, AND 4 ABSTAINED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF4304, AS AMENDED, WAS AMENDED WITH THE A4 AMENDMENT.

Chair Mariani laid HF4304, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 2:15 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant








More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4304 (Moller) - Public safety peer counseling or peer debriefing information prohibited as evidence, and law enforcement use of force reported.
  • HF4540 (Mariani) - Omnibus corrections bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.

Agenda:.
05:50 - Department of Public Safety Supplemental Budget presentation.
1:08:40 - HF4304 (Moller) Public safety peer counseling or peer debriefing information prohibited as evidence, and law enforcement use of force reported.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.

• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.


DPS Supplemental Budget Presentation

HF 4304 (Moller) Public safety peer counseling or peer debriefing information prohibited as evidence, and law enforcement use of force reported.

Note:
*The attachments labeled "HF 4540 A1" and "A3 Document Submitted for Discussion" are both amendment language submitted for the purposes of discussion that the committee will not take formal action on.

Public Testimony Information:
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01m which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Jamael.Lundy@house.mn.
• If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.
• Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings.

Public Viewing Information:
• Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
• Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
• YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email committee staff at Jamael.Lundy@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least 1 hour before the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.