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Transportation Finance

THIRTY SIXTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 20, 2014

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

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Frank Hornstein

MINUTES

Representative Hornstein, Chair of Committee on Transportation Finance, called the meeting to order at 10:10AM Thursday March 20, 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
Johnson, C
Mahoney
Masin
Metsa
O'Neill
Petersburg
Sundin

Vice Chair Bernardy assumed the gavel at 10:11AM.

Representative Hornstein moved HF2395 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Hornstein presented HF2395 (Hornstein) Transportation finance governing provisions amended, gross receipts motor fuels tax established, metropolitan area transit sales tax amended, trunk highway bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Hornstein moved to amend HF2395. (Please see attached HF2395A4 amendment.)

Representative Masin moved to amend the HF2395A4 amendment. (Please see attached HF2395A15 amendment.)

Testimony regarding the HF2395A15 amendment:
Nancy Haas, Messerli and Cramer
Sherry Munyon, Minnesota Transit Association

Representative Hamilton requested a roll call on the HF2395A15 amendment.

AYE
Hornstein, Chair
Bernardy, Vice Chair
Beard
Dehn
Erhardt
Hausman
Holberg
Johnson
Mahoney
Masin
Metsa
Petersburg
Sundin

NAY
Benson
Hamilton
Howe
O’Neill

THERE WERE 13 AYES AND 4 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion to adopt the HF2395A4 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached HF2395A11 amendment.)
Representative Hornstein presented the HF2395A11 amendment.
Representative Hornstein renewed his motion to amend HF2395, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein resumed the gavel at 10:40AM

Representative Bernardy moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached
HF2395A8 amendment.)
Representative Bernardy explained the HF2395A8 amendment.


Testimony regarding the HF2395A8 amendment:
Scott Peterson, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Representative Bernardy renewed her motion to amend HF2395, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMNET WAS ADOPTED.

Vice Chair Bernardy assumed the gavel at 10:50AM.

Representative Erhardt moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached HF2395A10 amendment.)
Representative Erhardt explained the HF2395A10 amendment.
Representative Erhardt renewed his motion to amend HF2395, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Beard moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached HF2395A13.)
Representative Beard presented the HF2395A13 amendment.
Representative Mahoney requested a division on the motion.
THERE WERE 7 MEMBERS VOTING NAY AND 8 MEMBERS VOTING AYE, THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached HF2395A17 amendment.)
Representative Hornstein explained the HF2395A17.
Representative Hornstein moved to amend HF2395A17 amendment as follows:
Page 1, line 15, delete “(a)”
Page 1, delete lines 22 to 23
Page 2, line 12, delete “(a)”
Page 2, delete lines 17 to 18
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Hornstein renewed his motion to amend HF2395, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mahoney moved to amend HF2395, as amended. (Please see attached HF2395A14 amendment.)
Representative Mahoney presented the HF2395A14 amendment.
Representative Mahoney withdrew the HF2395A14 amendment.

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion to re-refer HF2395, as amended, to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Beard requested a roll call.

AYE
Hornstein, Chair
Bernardy, Vice Chair
Dehn
Erhardt
Hausman
Johnson
Mahoney
Metsa
Sundin

NAY
Beard, Lead
Benson
Hamilton
Holberg
Howe
Petersburg

ABSENT
Masin
O’Neill

THERE WERE 9 AYES, 6 NAYS, AND 2 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF2395, AS AMENDED, WAS REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON TAXES.

The meeting adjourned at 11:37AM.






___________________________
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



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Isaiah Ellison, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2395 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

05:15 - Gavel.
06:24 - HF2395 (Hornstein) Transportation finance governing provisions amended, gross receipts motor fuels tax established, metropolitan area transit sales tax amended, trunk highway bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.


Amendments will be offered.