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Transportation Finance

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Frank Hornstein

MINUTES

Representative Hornstein, Chair of the Committee on Transportation Finance, called the meeting to order at 10:00AM on March 6, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hornstein, Chair
Bernardy, Vice Chair
Beard, Lead
Benson, M.
Dehn
Erhardt
Hamilton
Hausman
Holberg
Howe
Mahoney
Masin
Metsa
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

Members excused:
Johnson, C.

A quorum was present.

Testifying regarding Oil Freight and Pipeline Safety:
Bill Gardner, MNDOT Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations
Dave Christianson, MNDOT Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations


Phillip Qualey, United Transportation Union
David Brown, Chairman, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
Mark Nichols, American Association of Safety Engineers

Brian Sweeney, Executive Director, Government Affairs and Legislative Council, BNSF
Derek Lampkin, Hazardous Materials & Emergency Response, BNSF
Wes Lujan, Assistant Vice President, Union Pacific
Matt Thompson, Director: Hazmat Preparedness, Union Pacific

The meeting was adjourned at 11:44AM.




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Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



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Isaiah Ellison, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2231 (Erhardt) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and obligations issued.