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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 30, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH 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 30th, 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 Christensen moved to approve the minutes for the April 23rd, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 3156 (Mariani) Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani presented HF3156.

Testifiers in regards to HF3156:
Mark Haase
Paul Muniere

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF3156 with the DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to reconsider the DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Pinto will not offer the A1 Amendment to the DE1 Amendment.

Representative Johnson moved to amend the DE1 Amendment with the A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch moved to amend the DE1 Amendment, as amended, with the A3 Amendment.

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

NAYS:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
POSTON, John

WITH 11 AYES, and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE A3 AMENDEMENT TO THE DE1 AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Considine moved to amend the DE1 Amendment, as amended, with the A6 Amendment.

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

NAYS:

WITH 17 AYES, and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE A6 AMENDMENT TO THE DE1 AMENDMENT, AS AMEDNED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Poston moved to amend the DE1 Amendment, as amended, with the A9 Amendment.

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

NAYS:

WITH 17 AYES, and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE A9 AMENDMENT TO THE DE1 AMENDMENT, AS AMEDNED, WAS ADOPTED.



Representative Johnson moved to amend the DE1 Amendment, as amended, with the A10 Amendment.

AYES:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

NAYS:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MOLLER, Kelly
PINTO, Dave

WITH 7 AYES, and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE A10 AMENDMENT TO THE DE1 AMENDMENT, AS AMEDNED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF3156 with the DE1 Amendment, as amended.

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

NAYS:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

WITH 10 AYES, and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF3156 WAS AMENDEDED BY THE DE1 AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF3156, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

NAYS:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

WITH 10 AYES, and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF3156, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFERED TO THE COMMITTTE ON WAYS AND MEANS.


HF 1236 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle use regulated by law enforcement agencies.

Representative Lesch presented HF1236.

Representative Lesch moved to amend the DE1 Amendment with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch moved to amend HF1236 with the DE1 Amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lesch moved to re-refer HF1236, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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
O’NEILL, Marion
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

NAYS:
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul

WITH 15 AYES, and 2 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF1236, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani took HF 3085, which was laid over on March 10, 2020, off the table.

Representative Tabke presented HF3085.

Chair Mariani moved adoption of the DE2 amendment.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF3085 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

AYES:
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
HOWARD, Michael
LESCH, John
LONG, Jamie
MILLER, Tim
MOLLER, Kelly
NASH, Jim
PINTO, Dave
POSTON, John

NAYS:
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion

EXCUSED:
LUCERO, Eric

WITH 13 AYES, and 3 NAYS, and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF3085 WAS RE-REFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.


The meeting adjourned at 2:33 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3156 (Mariani) - COVID-19; correctional facility daily population data published on website; occupancy limits of correctional facility cells modified; storage, uniform consent form, and website database for sexual assault examination kits provided; motor vehicle charges and conviction data report provided; early conditional release provided for certain inmates during public health emergency; public safety specialists testing provided; task force established on sentencing for aiding and abetting felony murder; and reports required.
  • HF1236 (Lesch) - Vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limited, innocent property owners provided recovery, participation in federal equitable sharing program modified, and reports required.
  • HF3085 (Tabke) - Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF4571 (Lesch) - Vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limited, recovery of property by innocent owners provided, participation in the federal equitable sharing program modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
05:54 - HF3156 (Mariani) Public safety and corrections policy bill.
1:24:53 - HF1236 (Lesch) Vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limited, recovery of property by innocent owners provided, participation in the federal equitable sharing program modified, and reports required.
1:33:04 - HF3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, report required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.
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*HF 3156 (Mariani) Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.

**HF 1236 (Lesch) Unmanned aerial vehicle use regulated by law enforcement agencies.

***HF 3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, report required, and money appropriated.

Note:
• *HF 3156 will be a vehicle for A Version of the Intermediate Emergency COVID Response Bill Captured in HF 3146 DE1 Amendment. In other words, A Version of the Intermediate Emergency COVID Response Bill captured in the HF 3156 DE1 Amendment will replace the language of HF 3156.
• **HF 1236 will be a vehicle for HF 4571 (Lesch) Vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture limited, recovery of property by innocent owners provided, participation in the federal equitable sharing program modified, and reports required. In other words, HF 4571 (Lesch) will replace the language of HF 1236.
• ***Bills that have been heard in a previous hearing. Testimony was taken at that time. The Chair's intention is to act on this bill with minimal testimony, amendments, and discussion.

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