Senate Counsel, Researchand Fiscal Analysis
G-17 State Capitol5 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.St. Paul, MN 55155-1606(651) 296-4791Fax: (651) 296-7747Tom BotternDirector
State of Minnesota
S.F. No. 344 - Capitol Complex Area Security
Senator Michelle R. Benson
Bonnie Berezovsky, Senate Counsel (651/296-9191)Krista Boyd, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-7681)
February 18, 2013
establishes the position of emergency manager in the Capitol Complex SecurityDivision permanent staff. The emergency manager must:* oversee plans and procedures regarding security operations;* develop and implement tenant training to address threats and emergency procedures;and* develop and implement threat and emergency exercises.The director must assign at least one state trooper to the Capitol complex at all times and musthold at least one annual meeting to discuss Capitol complex security, emergency planning, public safety, and public access to the Capitol complex. The meeting must include Capitolcomplex tenants, state employees, lobbyists, vendors, media, and advocacy groups.
assigns the Commissioner of Public Safety final authority over public safety andsecurity in the Capitol complex. The Commissioner of Administration is responsible for theCapitol complex as provided under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B, which assigns generalmanagement responsibilities.