.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1577 as follows:
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"Section 2. OFFENDER REENTRY AND CRIME DETERRENCE AND
1.4ADVISORY TASK FORCE.
1.5 Subdivision 1. Creation; duties. (a) A task force is established to study, evaluate,
1.6and analyze issues related to offender reentry and crime deterrence. At a minimum, the
1.7task force shall examine the following issues and assess whether and how a change to law,
1.8rule, or practice would best serve public safety:
1.9(1) the effectiveness of the Department of Correction's offender reentry programs
1.11(2) the targeting and tailoring of reentry programs to the various types of offender
1.12groups and various types of crimes they committed;
1.13(3) the effectiveness of Minnesota's crime deterrence policies and programs;
1.14(4) best practices in crime deterrence;
1.15(5) best practices in reducing criminal recidivism;
1.16(6) the effectiveness of private and nonprofit crime deterrence and recidivism
1.17reduction programs; and
1.18(7) low-cost options to the state for encouraging an increase in private and nonprofit
1.19crime deterrence and recidivism reduction programs.
1.20(b) In its evaluation and analysis, the task force shall consider approaches taken
1.21by other states in these areas and may examine other issues that the task force or
1.22commissioner of corrections finds relevant.
1.23 Subd. 2. Membership. The task force consists of the following members:
1.24(1) the commissioner of corrections, or the commissioner's designee;
1.25(2) the commissioner of public safety, or the commissioner's designee;
2.1(3) the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and
2.2senate committees having jurisdiction over criminal justice policy, or their designees;
2.3(4) a county attorney selected by the Minnesota County Attorneys Association;
2.4(5) a representative from the Board of Public Defense, selected by that board;
2.5(6) a representative of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association;
2.6(7) a representative of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association;
2.7(8) a probation officer, selected by the commissioner of corrections; and
2.8(9) a law professor who is knowledgeable in the area of crime deterrence and
2.9recidivism reduction, selected by the commissioner of corrections.
2.10 Subd. 3. Meetings. The commissioner of corrections, or the commissioner's
2.11designee, shall convene the initial meeting of the task force. The members of the task
2.12force must elect a chair or co-chairs at the initial meeting. The task force shall meet
2.13sufficiently enough to accomplish the tasks identified in this section.
2.14 Subd. 4. Terms; compensation; removal; vacancies. The expiration, membership
2.15terms, removal of members, and filling of vacancies on the task force shall be as
2.16provided in section 15.059. Members shall serve without compensation and expense
2.17reimbursement. The task force expires June 30, 2012.
2.18 Subd. 5. Report. By January 15, 2012, the task force shall submit its report,
2.19including any proposed legislative changes, to the chairs and ranking minority members
2.20of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over criminal
2.21justice policy and funding.
2.22EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly