Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

FIFTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - February 14, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order
at 2:20 P.M. on, Wednesday, February 14, 2007, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Hornstein, Chair
Madore, Vice Chair
Erhardt
Hausman
Holberg
Hortman
Lieder
Nelson, M.
Ruth
Severson

A quorum was present.

Rep. Hortman moved that the minutes of Wednesday, January 31, 2007 and February 7, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 539 Junke

Rep. Lieder moved HF 539 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation and Transit Finance and Policy. Betsy Parker, Director of Government Affairs, MnDOT, assisted Rep. Junke and gave information/spoke in favor of HF 539. Rep. Lieder's motion was renewed. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 676 Ward

Rep. Hornstein moved the A07-0060 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 676, as amended, be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation and Transit Finance and Policy. Rep. Ward presented his bill and the following people spoke in favor of HF 676:
Kathy Jordan, Parent of child killed by a drunk driver, Nisswa, MN
Marc Jordan, Parent of child killed by a drunk driver, Nisswa, MN
Diana Lodermeier, Crow Wing County Victim Advocate, Brainerd, MN
Rep. Hornstein renewed his motion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Transportation and Transit Subcommittee
Page
February 14, 2007



HF 667 Simon

Rep. Hornstein moved the H0667A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 667, as amended, be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation and Transit Finance and Policy. Rep. Simon presented the bill with the assistance of:
Margaret Donahoe, Legislative Director, MN Transportation Alliance
Sean Kershaw, Executive Director, Citizens League
Rep. Hornstein renewed his motion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:21 P.M.



REP. Hornstein, CHAIR



Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF539 (Juhnke) Trunk Highway Route No. 145 technical correction provided, and Legislative Route No. 262 removed.
HF676 (Ward) Restricted drivers' licenses appearance modified.
HF667 (Simon) Major highway projects annual report filing required.