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299E.03 Capitol Complex Security Oversight Committee.

Subdivision 1. Membership. (a) The Capitol Complex Security Oversight Committee consists of the following individuals or their designees:

(1) the senate majority leader;

(2) the speaker of the house of representatives;

(3) the chief justice of the Supreme Court;

(4) the chair of the senate committee or division having jurisdiction over criminal justice funding;

(5) the chair of the house of representatives committee or division having jurisdiction over criminal justice funding;

(6) the commissioner of public safety;

(7) the commissioner of administration;

(8) the senate sergeant at arms;

(9) the house of representatives' sergeant at arms;

(10) the chief of the St. Paul Police Department;

(11) the president of a statewide association representing government relations professionals;

(12) the director of the Capitol Complex Security Division; and

(13) the chief supervisor of the State Patrol.

(b) The committee may elect a chair from among its members.

Subd. 2. Duties. The oversight committee shall:

(1) develop both a short-term and a long-term plan relating to the provision of security in the capitol complex and in other state-owned or leased buildings and property, including providing necessary security to the following: legislators, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, commissioners of state agencies, state employees, visiting dignitaries, and members of the public;

(2) develop guidelines that may be used to evaluate the methods by which this security is provided;

(3) evaluate the budget for providing this security and make annual budgetary recommendations to the legislature; and

(4) provide oversight to the entity providing capitol area security and annually report to the legislature on the entity's effectiveness.

The plans described in clause (1) must consider potential shifting needs for security and the impact of new security technology.

Subd. 3. Expiration and compensation. The oversight committee expires June 30, 2004. Committee members may not receive compensation for serving, but may receive expense reimbursements as provided in section 15.059.

HIST: 2000 c 488 art 6 s 8; 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 55

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