STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Cornish, Chair of the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:16 A.M. on February 15, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
CONSIDINE, John (Jack)
Representative Pinto moved the minutes of February 14, 2017, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF346 (Cornish): Peace officers required to receive training in crisis response, conflict management, and cultural diversity; peace officer training reimbursement funding reformed and increased; reimbursement grants for pathway to policing programs provided, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board authorized to collect peace officer race data for limited purpose, and money appropriated.
Representative Cornish moved HF346 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Cornish moved to adopt the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVIALED.
The following individuals testified in favor of HF346.
Nathan Gove, Executive Director of Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training
Jeff Potts, Chief of Police for City of Bloomington
Dennis Flaherty, Executive Director of Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
David Unmacht, Executive Director of League of Minnesota Cities
Representative Cornish renewed his motion to re-refer HF346, as amended, to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Civil Legal Services presented a budget overview.
Cathy Haukedahl, Executive Director of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Anne Hoefgen, Executive Director of Legal Service of Northwest Minnesota
Vice Chairman Johnson assumed the gavel at 11:22 A.M.
Results First presented an overview of the Criminal Justice Benefit-Cost Analysis Report.
Weston Merrick, Results First Coordinator for Minnesota Management and Budget
Tom Roy, Commissioner of Department of Corrections
The meeting was adjourned at 11:57 A.M.
Representative Tony Cornish, Chair
Jason Rector, Committee Legislative Assistant