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Minnesota Legislature

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

TENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 20, 2007

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

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order
at 4:09 P.M. on, Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

A quorum was present.

HF 1062 Simon

Rep. Hornstein moved the bill. Rep. Hornstein moved the H1062A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke regarding the bill:

Gary Tsifrin, DriverEd.com
Debbie Prudhomme, Training Wheels Driver Education
James Thienes, Safeway Driving School
Mary Ann Madden, The Professional Driving Association of Northern MN
Terry Suneson, Woodbury High School Teacher
Shirly Suneson, North High School Teacher, Minneapolis

Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 1062 be rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Policy bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF 108 Jaros

Rep. Hornstein moved the bill. Rep. Hornstein moved that SF 108 be recommended to pass and rereferred to Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Policy bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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HF 528 Kalin

Rep. Nelson moved the bill. Rep. Nelson moved the H0528A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Nelson moved the H0528DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Nelson moved to verbally amend HF 528 as follows:

On page 2, line 16, after "any" insert "registered"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke regarding the bill:

Ron Elwood, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid
Pierre Willette, Intergovernmental Relations Staff, City of Minneapolis
Wendy Underwood, Intergovernmental Relations Staff, City of St. Paul
Todd Siewert, Red Wing Business Owner and MN Professional Towing Association (MPTA)
Mark Bonstrom, President, MPTA
Sue Nelson, Government Chair, MN Service Station Association

Rep. Nelson moved that HF 528 be recommended to pass, as amended, and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Severson moved the minutes of March 14, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1219 Junke

Rep. Lieder moved to recall HF 1219. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Lieder moved the H1219DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Bruce Kleven, Lobbyist for various Agriculture groups, spoke regarding the bill. Rep Lieder moved that HF 1219 be recommended to pass, as amended, and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy bill.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1435 Anzelc

Rep. Lieder moved that HF 1435 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy bill. The committee heard testimony from:

Bob Oswald, Wood Fiber Joint Legislative Council
Wayne Brandt, Executive Vice President, MN Forest Industries

The Lieder motion was renewed. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:00 P.M.


REP. Hornstein, CHAIR




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

HF1062 (Simon) Driver education provisions modified.
HF22/SF108* (Jaros) Walter F. Mondale Drive designated.
HF1435 (Anzelc) Forest products load permissible items defined.
HF528 (Kalin) Impounded vehicle sales authorized after voluntary transfer, notice and right to reclaim contents of vehicle provided, and liability of impound lot operator established.
HF1630 (Hornstein) Pavement life-cycle cost analysis required to compare paving materials in certain highway contracts.
HF1219 (Juhnke) (re-call)

HF556 (Beard) and HF1600 (Magnus) have been removed from the agenda