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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - May 06, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-EIGHTH 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 12:47 P.M. on May 6th, 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 30th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 2711 (Mariani) Public safety provisions modified including corrections, crime, and firearms; reports required; penalties provided; corrections, public safety, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and Private Detective Board funding provided; and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani presented HF2711.

Testifiers in regards to HF2711:
Paul Schnell, Commissioner for the Department of Corrections
Terry Fawcett
Lindsey Brice, MNCASA
Katie Kramer, Violence Free MN

Chair Mariani moved to amend the A20-0767 Amendment with the A6 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Novotny moved to amend the A20-0767 Amendment, as amended, with the A7 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Johnson moved to amend the A20-0767 Amendment, as amended, with the A8 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative O’Neill moved to amend the A20-0767 Amendment with the A9 Amendment.

Representative O’Neill withdrew the A9 Amendment to the A20-0767 Amendment.

Representative O’Neill moved to amend the A20-0767 Amendment with the A10 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF2711, as amended, with the A20-0767 Amendment.

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 THE A20-0767 AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS AMENDED WITH THE


Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF2711, 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 HF2711, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 4540 (Mariani) Sexual assault examination kits, background checks, and Board of Public Defense provisions modified; supreme court, corrections, sentencing guidelines, and public safety funding provided; disaster contingency account funds transferred; and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani presented HF4540.

Testifiers in regards to HF4540:
Paul Schnell

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF4540 with the A4 Amendment.

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 HF4540 WAS AMENDED WITH THE A4 AMENDMENT.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF4540, 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 HF4540, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

The meeting adjourned at 2:15 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2711 (Mariani) - Public safety provisions modified, including corrections, crime, and firearms; reports required; penalties provided; corrections, public safety, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and Private Detective Board funding provided; and money appropriated.
  • HF4540 (Mariani) - Omnibus corrections bill.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
09:29 - HF2711 (Mariani) Public safety provisions modified including corrections, crime, and firearms; reports required; penalties provided; corrections, public safety, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and Private Detective Board funding provided; and money appropriated.
1:15:00 - HF4540 (Mariani) Sexual assault examination kits, background checks, and Board of Public Defense provisions modified; supreme court, corrections, sentencing guidelines, and public safety funding provided; disaster contingency account funds transferred; and money appropriated.
taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in-person hearings.
Runs 1 hour, 39 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.


*HF 2711 (Mariani) Public safety provisions modified including corrections, crime, and firearms; reports required; penalties provided; corrections, public safety, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and Private Detective Board funding provided; and money appropriated.
**HF 4540 (Mariani) Sexual assault examination kits, background checks, and Board of Public Defense provisions modified; supreme court, corrections, sentencing guidelines, and public safety funding provided; disaster contingency account funds transferred; and money appropriated.

Note:
*The language in HF 2711 will be deleted and replaced with the A20-0767 Amendment that contains a House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform omnibus bill.
*The provisions within HF 8 and HF 9 will not be in this bill.
**The HF 4540 A4 Amendment will remove all the language from HF 4540 with the exception of the DOC Deficiency request.
***The Committee has be authorized to reconvene at 6pm should we not finish hearing these bills by 2:15 pm

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.

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