STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES
Representative Mariani, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy, called the hybrid meeting to order at 1:00 PM on April 5th, 2022, pursuant to House Rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
FRAZIER, Cedrick (Vice Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
A quorum was present.
Representative Raleigh moved that the minutes of March 31st, 2022, and April 1st, 2022, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Mariani introduced HF 4608, a bill for an act relating to public safety; amending certain statutes regarding public safety and corrections; providing for grant programs; requiring reports; appropriating money for courts, civil legal services, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Board Of Public Defense,
human rights, public safety, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, private
detective board, and corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections
299C.063, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 326.3382, subdivision 2;
611A.31, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 611A.32, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2,
3; 611A.345; 611A.35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
Chair Mariani moved to refer HF 4608 to the committee on Ways and Means.
Chair Mariani moved HF 4608 DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying on HF 4608 as Amended:
• John Walz, House Research
• Ben Johnson, House Research
• Jeffrey Diebel, House Research
• John Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
• Paul Schnell, Commissioner, Department of Corrections.
• Elliot Butay, Criminal Justice Coordinator, NAMI
• Devin Bruce, Public Affairs Coordinator, MAPE
Chair Mariani laid over HF 4608 as amended for future consideration.
The meeting adjourned at 2:48 PM
Representative Mariani, Chair
Abdullahi Abdullahi, Committee Legislative Assistant