STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH 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 sixteenth meeting to order at 8:34 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 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 2010-2011 Governor’s budget request for the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Testifying on the Department of Corrections:
Joan Fabian, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Lisa Cornelius, Assistant Commissioner of Corrections, Department of Corrections
Chris Bray, Deputy Commissioner Community Services, Department of Corrections
Ken Merz, Director, Department of Correctionss
Testifying on concerns related to the Department of Corrections:
Janet Graves, Former Employee at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Oak Park Heights
A quorum was present.
Rep. Reinert moved the Public Safety Finance Division minutes from March 3, 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