STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE
Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order
at 2:18 P.M. on, Wednesday, March 14, 2007, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Madore, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Rep. Madore assumed the Chair.
HF 639 Hortman
Rep. Hortman moved HF 639 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy. Rep. Hortman moved to amend HF 639 as follows:
On page 5, line 19 after "$" insert "500,000"
On page 5, line 20, before "for" insert: "for the Center for Transportation Studies
at the University of Minnesota"
THE MOTION PREVAILED. After discussion on the bill, Rep. Hortman renewed her first motion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Nelson moved the minutes of March 7, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1529 Hausman
Rep. Hausman moved the bill. Rep. Hausman moved the H1529DE1
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. John Hauslauden, President, MN Trucking Association spoke to the bill. Rep. Hausman moved that HF 1529 be recommended to pass and rereferred to Transportation Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 673 Hornstein
Rep. Hornstein moved HF 673 be rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy without recommendation. Jeff Hamiel, Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) and Tom Anderson, General Counsel, MAC, testified on the bill. The Hornstein motion was renewed. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Transportation and Transit Subcommittee
March 15, 2007
HF 1159 Hornstein
Rep. Hornstein moved HF 1159. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 1159 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy bill. Rep. Hornstein moved the H1159A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke regarding the bill:
Judd Schetnan, Government Affairs Director, Metropolitan Council
Amy Vennewitz, Dep. Dir. MTS, Metropolitan Council
Dave Van Hattum, Policy & Advocacy Program Manager, Transit for Livable Communities.
The Hornstein motion was renewed. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:52 P.M.
REP. Hornstein, CHAIR
Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant