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Transportation Policy

TWENTIETH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 14, 2013

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

TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Erhardt, Chair of the Transportation Policy Committee called the meeting to order on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:00 PM in Room 500S of the State Office Building.


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

A quorum was present.

Chair Erhardt moved HF1214:

Rep. Mahoney presented HF1214(Mahoney) Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, automated property system and criminal penalties created.

Testifying on HF1214:
Ken Reed, St. Paul Police Department
Paul Cassidy, Leonard Street And Deinard

Chair Erhardt renewed his motion to pass HF1214 and be sent to the general register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Erhardt presented HF798(Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager ad general contractor data classified.

Testifying on HF798:
Peter Zuniga, MnDOT

Rep. Erhardt renewed his motion that HF798 pass and be sent to the general register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hornstein presented HF1219(Hornstein)

Rep. Hornstein renewed his motion that HF1219 be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE BILL IS RE-REFERRED.



Rep. Petersburg moves approval of the minutes of March 13th. Motion prevails. Minutes are adopted.

Rep. Hilstrom presented HF1280(Hilstrom) Driver feedback and safety-monitoring equipment prohibited in certain vehicles.

Testifying on HF1280:
Phil Qualy, United Transportation Union
John Appitz, Railroads

Chair Erhardt moved to amend HF1280 (see attached A13-0249). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Chair Erhardt renewed his motion that HF1280 be passed and re-referred to the committee on Public Safety. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee was adjourned at 6:57 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:
  • HF1280 (Hilstrom) - Driver feedback and safety-monitoring equipment use regulated.
  • HF798 (Erhardt) - Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager and general contractor data classified.
  • HF1214 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, and automated property system and criminal penalties created.
  • HF1219 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
Documents:

The committee's 24-hour amendment deadline will be waived for HF1416 (Erhardt). All amendments must be physically or electronically delivered to Committee Administrator Matt Scherer (470 State Office Building or matt.scherer@house.mn) by 4 p.m. March 14.