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Minnesota Legislature

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 05, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SUBCOMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order
at 2:21 P.M. on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Hornstein, Chair
Erhardt
Hausman
Hortman
Lieder
Nelson, M.
Ruth

Members excused:

Madore, Vice Chair
Holberg
Severson

A quorum was present.

HF 3589 (Madore) Hazardous materials, school bus endorsement, and commercial vehicle operation federal conformity provided. Rep. Adkins presented the bill on behalf of the chief author. Pat McCormack, Department of Vehicle Services (DVS) Director, Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 3589 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Transportation Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2966 (Nelson) State hospitals and institutions and county social service agencies authorized to operate vehicles exempt from payment of registration tax and fees. Larry Ollila, DVS, assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Nelson moved that HF 2966 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Transportation Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2873 (Nelson) USDOT carrier numbers provisions modified governing requirement and use.
Rep. Nelson moved the following oral amendment:

On page 1, line 17, delete e and insert d

THE MOTION PREVAILED. Larry Ollila, DVS , assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Nelson moved that HF 2873, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Transportation Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2372 (Eken) Trailer and tractor semiannual registration established. Rep. Hornstein moved the H2372DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Larry Ollila, DVS, responded to committee questions on the bill. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 2372, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Transportation Finance committee.

HF2460 (Dill) Provisional driver's license additional training requirements specified, and criminal penalty imposed for falsifying requirements. Rep. Hornstein moved the H2460A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke to the legislation:

Dick Zahn, Ely
MN Jim Thienes, Safeway Driving School and President of the MN Driving School Association
Fred Schrieber, Secretary and Treasurer of MDTSEA

Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 2460, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Transportation Finance committee with the recommendation that it be rereferred to the Public Safety and Civil Justice committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:27 P.M.


REP. Hornstein, CHAIR


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

HF2873 (Nelson) USDOT carrier numbers provisions modified governing requirement and use.
HF2966 (Nelson) State hospitals and institutions and county social service agencies authorized to operate vehicles exempt from payment of registration tax and fees.
HF3589 (Madore) Hazardous materials, school bus endorsement, and commercial vehicle operation federal conformity provided.
HF2372 (Eken) Trailer and tractor semiannual registration established.
HF2460 (Dill) Provisional driver's license additional training requirements specified, and criminal penalty imposed for falsifying requirements.