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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

FORTY-SIXTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 23, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SIXTH 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 12:46 P.M. on April 23rd, 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 Poston moved to approve the minutes for the April 16th, 2020 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 4219 (Persell) Driving under the influence provision uniform enforcement for recreational vehicles provided, and criminal penalties provided.

Representative Persell presented HF4219.

Testifiers in regards to HF4219:
Rodmen Smith
Matt Langer

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF4219 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

A roll call was taken.

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

ABSENT/ EXCUSED:
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim

WITH 15 AYES, and 2 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF4219 WAS RE-REFFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 717 (Mariani) Cannabis task force created, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Mariani presented HF717.

Testifiers in regards to HF717:
John Kingrey

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF717 with the DE4 Amendment.

Chair Considine Requested a roll call vote.

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
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

ABSENT/EXCUSED
MILLER, Tim

WITH 10 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF717 WAS AMENDED WITH THE DE4 AMENDMENT.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF717, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

A roll call was taken

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
NASH, Jim
NOVOTNY, Paul
O’NEILL, Marion
POSTON, John

ABSENT/EXCUSED
MILLER, Tim

WITH 10 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAIELD AND HF717 WAS RE-REFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 627 (Pinto) Eyewitness identification best practices policies required.

Representative Pinto presented HF627.

Testifiers in regards to HF627:
Robert Small

Chair Mariani moved to amend HF627 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PRVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Pinto moved to amend HF627, as amended, with the A2 Amendment.

Representative Johnson moved to amend the A2 Amendment with the A3 Amendment.

Representative Johnson withdrew the A3 Amendment.

A roll call was taken.

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

NAYS:




WITH 17 AYES, and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF627 WAS AMENDED WITH THE A2 AMENDMENT

Representative Pinto moved to re-refer HF627, as amended, to the General Register.

A roll call was taken.

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

NAYS:

WITH 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF627, as amended, was re-referred to the General Register.

Chair Mariani moved to reconsider the vote to re-refer HF717, as amended, to Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF717, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

A roll call was taken.

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 HF717, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.

Representative O’Neill moved to amend HF3109 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Edelson moved to re-refer HF3109, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

WITH 17AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF3109, as amended, WAS RE-REFFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 2023 (Moller) Adultery crime repealed.

Representative Moller presented HF2023.

Representative Moller moved to re-refer HF2023 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

A roll call was taken

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

ABSENT/EXCUSED:
NOVOTNY, Paul

WITH 16 AYES, 0 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF2023 WAS RE-REFERED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

HF 334 (Mariani) Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded

Representative Johnson moved to amend HF334 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to re-refer HF334, as amended, to the General Register.

A roll call was taken.

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

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

ABSENT/EXCUSED:
MOLLER, Kelly
LUCERO, Eric

WITH 9 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 2 ABSENT/EXCUSED, THE MOTION PRVAILED AND HF334, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFERRED TO THE GENERAL REGISTER.

The meeting adjourned at 2:33 P.M.




Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair




Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3109 (Edelson) - Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.
  • HF2023 (Moller) - Adultery crime repealed.
  • HF627 (Pinto) - Law enforcement policies required on best practices for eyewitness identifications.
  • HF334 (Mariani) - Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded.
  • HF4219 (Persell) - Driving under the influence provision uniform enforcement for recreational vehicles provided, and criminal penalties provided.
  • HF998 (Ecklund) - Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

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

04:53 - HF4219 (Persell) Driving under the influence provision uniform enforcement for recreational vehicles provided, and criminal penalties provided.
26:32 - HF717 (Mariani) Cannabis task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
1:03:43 - HF627 (Pinto) Eyewitness identification best practices policies required.
1:24:53 - Reconsideration of the vote on HF717 (Mariani) Cannabis task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
1:27:01 - HF3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.
1:37:08 - HF2023 (Moller) Adultery crime repealed.
1:41:43 - HF334 (Mariani) Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded.
Runs 1 hour, 47 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.


Remaining Public Safety Bills:

HF 4219 (Persell) Driving under the influence provision uniform enforcement for recreational vehicles provided, and criminal penalties provided.

*HF 998 (Ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.

*HF 717 (Mariani) Cannabis task force created, report required, and money appropriated.

Previous Hearing Bills:
**HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.
**HF 2023 (Moller) Adultery crime repealed.

Bills from Last Year
***HF 627 (Pinto) Eyewitness identification best practices policies required.
***HF 334 (Mariani) Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded

Hearing Notes:
*HF 717 will be a vehicle for HF 998. In other words, the HF 717 DE4 Amendment will replace the language of HF 717 with the langauge of HF 998.
**Bills that have been heard in a previous hearing. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills.
***Bills that have been heard last year. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills. Technical amendments will be provided for these bills to update certain dates.

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.