STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE
Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order
at 2:20 P.M. on, Wednesday, January 24, 2007, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Madore, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Rep. Lieder moved that the minutes of Wednesday, January 17, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 147 Johnson, S.
HF 147 Johnson, S. Mississippi River Parkway (MRPC) expiration date extended to 2012. Representative Sheldon Johnson and Andy Golfis, MN -MRPC Commissioner and National MRPC Chairman testified on HF 147. Committee member questions were answered. Rep. Lieder moved that HF 147 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 106 Thissen, P.
HF 106 Thissen. Seat belt violation primary offense provided in all seating positions regardless of age, and seat belt violation fine increased. The following spoke in support of HF 106:
Katherine Burke-Moore, Deputy Dir., Office of Traffic Safety, Minnesota Safety Council
Merle Hillman, M.D., President-Elect, American College of Emergency Physicians, Minnesota Chapter
Sheriff John Sanner, Stearns County
Lonnie Kjos, Mom, Alexandria, MN
Michael Campion, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety
The following spoke in opposition to HF 106:
Donette Triantaphyllithou, Minneapolis
Gary Fincel, Prior Lake
Rep. Lieder moved that HF 106 be amended as follows:
Page 2, line 9, strike everything after "(c)"
Page 2, lines 10 to line 16, delete the new language and strike the old language
Transportation and Transit Subcommittee
January 24, 2007
Page 2, line 24, strike "(e)" and insert "(d)"
Page 2, line 30, strike everything after "(a)"
Page 2, lines 31 to Page 3, line 3, delete the new language and strike the old language
Page 3, line 4, strike "(b)"
Page 3, line 11, strike "(c)" ad insert "(b)"
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Hausman moved that HF 106 be amended as follows:
Amend the title:
Page 1, line 3, delete everything after the first semicolon
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED. Rep. Lieder moved that HF 106 be recommended to pass, as amended, and rereferred to the Committee on Public Safety/Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:20 P.M.
REP. Hornstein, CHAIR
Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant