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Transportation Policy

ELEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 19, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Erhardt, Chair of the Transportation Policy Committee called the meeting to order at 2:20 PM on Tuesday, February 19th 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
ERHARDT, Ron
MASIN, Sandra
RUNBECK, Linda
BEARD, Mike
DORHOLT, Zachary
FITZSIMMONS, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
NEWBERGER, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SAWATZKY, Mary
SELCER, Yvonne
SIMONSON, Erik
SUNDIN, Mike

Excused:
ANDERSON, Mark

Rep. FitzSimmons moved approval of the minutes from February 12, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 146 (Howe) Trunk Highway 23 designated as Officer Tom Decker Memorial Highway.

Rep. Erhardt moved that HF 146 pass and be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Dorholt moved HF 289 before the committee.

HF 289 (Fischer) Special license plate record keeping and reporting required, and special Anatomical Gift license plate established.

Testifiers:
Susan Mau Larson, Public Affairs Director, LifeSource
Melody Galchutt, Constituent, 43 A

Rep. Erhardt laid over HF 289 for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill.

HF 199 (Simonson) Retired firefighter special plates established.

Rep. Simonson moves to amend HF 199 (see attached HO199A1). THE MOTION PREVAILS. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Erhardt laid over HF 199, as amended, for possible inclusion the Transportation Policy Omnibus bill.

Rep. Runbeck moves HF 594 before the committee

HF 594 (Torkleson) Breast Cancer Research plates established.
Testifiers:
Dawn Jesse, affected citizen
John Jesse, affected citizen
Marnie Kortuem, affected citizen
Carrie Firch, affected citizen


Rep. Erhardt laid over HF 594 for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Masin moves HF 424 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill.

HF 424 (Masin) American Red Cross special license plate established and money appropriated
Testifiers:
Vic Moore, Franzen Moore Government Relations

Rep. Erhardt laid over HF 454 for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill

The meeting was adjourned at 3:14 PM.

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Representative Ron Erhardt, Chair



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Lily Schultze, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF289 (Fischer) - Special license plate record keeping and reporting required, and special Anatomical Gift license plate established.
  • HF199 (Simonson) - Retired firefighter special plates established.
  • HF146 (Howe) - Officer Tom Decker Memorial Highway designated as a marked segment of Trunk Highway 23.
  • HF594 (Torkelson) - Breast Cancer Research plates established.
  • HF424 (Masin) - American Red Cross special license plate established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
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