STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Steve Smith, Chair of the Public Safety Policy and Finance Committee, called the twenty-first meeting to order at 10:24 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
SMITH, Steve, Chair
EASTLUND, Rob, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Rep. Johnson moved approval of the minutes of March 1, 2005, Public Safety Policy and Finance Meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Smith removed HF1244 from the table.
Rep. Paulsen presents HF1244.
Testifying on HF1244:
Frank Dolejsi, Director, BCA Laboratory
Rich Neumeister, Citizen
Rep. Smith moves that HF1244 be recommended to pass, and that it be referred to the Committee on Civil Law. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Presentation of amendments to HF572 relating to methamphetamine precursor drug sales regulated, civil immunity provided for reporting of suspicious transactions, criminal penalties and property restrictions imposed, meth lab cleanup fund established, and money appropriated.
Rep. Soderstrom presented the H0572A1 amendment.
Rebecca Kenow, Department of Health
Rep. Soderstrom presented the H0572A4 amendment.
Tim O’Malley, BCA, Assistant Superintendent
Paul Limandt, Department of Agriculture, Agronomy Section Manager
Rep. Soderstrom presented the H0572A3 amendment.
Gary Karger, House Fiscal Analyst
Sarah Legband, Minnesota Teen Challenge, Assistant Dean
Tom, Particpant in Teen Challenge
Julie, Participant in Teen Challenge
Gary Carlson, Participant in Teen Challenge
Rep. Paymar presented the H0572A7 amendment.
Dan Knute, Drug Policy Reform Group
The committee adjourned at 12:01 p.m.
REP. STEVE SMITH, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant