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Public Safety Finance and Policy

TWENTY SEVENTH MEETING

2023-2024 Regular Session - Thursday, March 23, 2023

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-THIRD SESSION


PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES


Representative Kelly Moller, Chair of the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 AM on March 23, 2023, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
MOLLER, Kelly, Chair
FEIST, Sandra, Vice Chair
NOVOTNY, Paul, GOP Lead
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
CURRAN, Brion
ENGEN, Elliot
FRAZIER, Cedrick
GROSSELL, Matt
HOLLINS, Athena
HUOT, John
MUELLER, Patricia
PINTO, Dave
TABKE, Brad
WITTE, Jeff

Members Excused
HUDSON, Walter

A quorum was present.

Representative Becker-Finn moved that the minutes from March 22, 2023, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1233 (Pinto) Visual inspection of delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited, and disciplinary room time for delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited.

Chair Moller moved to bring HF 1233, as previously heard, and amended on March 2, 2023, back before the committee.

Rep. Pinto moved that HF 1233, as amended, be placed on the General Register.

Chair Moller moved to reconsider the H1233A5 amendment, as previously adopted on March 2, 2023. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Pinto withdrew the H1233A5 amendment.

Rep. Pinto moved the H1233A7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Pinto renewed the motion that HF 1233, as amended, be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2251 (Feist) Judiciary; grant funding provided to provide legal representation for children in need of protection or services and children in out-of-home placement, and money appropriated.

Chair Moller moved to lay over HF 2251.

Rep. Feist presented HF 2251.

Testifiers on HF 2251:
• Lilia Panteleeva, Executive Director, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota

Chair Moller renewed the motion to lay over HF 2251. The bill was laid over.

HF 2890 (Moller) Judiciary, public safety, corrections, human rights, firearm, and 911 Emergency Communication System statutory policy provisions amended; reports provided; rulemaking authorized; various judiciary, public safety, and corrections entities funding provided; and money appropriated.

Chair Moller clarified that HF 2890 will be heard by the committee only for informational purposes. No motions were made.

Chair Moller welcomed back the Minnesota Department of Corrections to present budget recommendations that were not released when the Minnesota Department of Corrections previously presented their budget on March 9, 2023.

Presenters:
• Paul Schnell, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections

The meeting was adjourned at 10:58 AM.




Representative Kelly Moller, Chair




Farhin Sayeed, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1233 (Pinto) - Visual inspection of delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited, physical or social isolation of delinquent children and youth discipline in detention facilities prohibited, reports provided, and rulemaking provided.
  • HF2251 (Feist) - Judiciary; grant funding provided to provide legal representation for children in need of protection or services and children in out-of-home placement, and money appropriated.
  • HF2890 (Moller) - Public safety finance and policy bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:45 - HF1233 (Pinto) Visual inspection of delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited, and disciplinary room time for delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited.
06:38 - HF2251 (Feist) Judiciary; grant funding provided to provide legal representation for children in need of protection or services and children in out-of-home placement, and money appropriated.
11;27 - HF2890 (Moller) Judiciary, public safety, corrections, human rights, firearm, and 911 Emergency Communication System statutory policy provisions amended; reports provided; rulemaking authorized; various judiciary, public safety, and corrections entities funding provided; and money appropriated.
Runs 25 minutes.


HF 1233 (Pinto) Visual inspection of delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited, and disciplinary room time for delinquent children and youth in detention facilities prohibited.

We will not be taking any public testimony on HF 1233. This bill was previously heard and debated by the committee on March 2nd, 2023.

HF 2251 (Feist) Judiciary; grant funding provided to provide legal representation for children in need of protection or services and children in out-of-home placement, and money appropriated.

HF 2890 (Moller) Judiciary, public safety, corrections, human rights, firearm, and 911 Emergency Communication System statutory policy provisions amended; reports provided; rulemaking authorized; various judiciary, public safety, and corrections entities funding provided; and money appropriated.*

*This will be an informational hearing only. No public testimony or written testimony will be taken on HF 2890.

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion.

Anyone who would like to provide public testimony on HF 2251 must sign up in advance by 10:30 AM on 3/22. Email the Committee Administrator to sign up. Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly.

Written Testimony is encouraged and must be submitted in word or PDF form to the Committee Administrator by 10:30 AM, 3/22.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.