STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE DIVISION COMMITTEE
Representative Michael Paymar, Chair of the Public Safety Finance Division Committee, called the eleventh meeting to order at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2009 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
PAYMAR, Michael, Chair
OLIN, Dave, Vice Chair
A quorum was not present.
A review was provided to committee members on the activities and Governor’s budget recommendations for the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Testifying on the agency:
Joan Fabian, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Lisa Cornelius, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Tom Larsen, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Ken Merz, Community Services, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Nanette Larsen, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Testifying in opposition to the reduction to the Correctional Employee Retirement Plan (CERP):
Julie Bleyhl, Coordinator, AFSCME Council 5
Testifying on the Governor’s Budget cuts to restorative justice grants:
Jennifer McDonald, Minnesota Restorative Justice Coalition
A quorum was present.
Rep. Haws moved the Public Safety Finance Division minutes from February 12, 2009. MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES ARE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 a.m.
REP. MICHAEL PAYMAR, CHAIR
Libby Wyrum, Committee Legislative Assistant