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Transportation Policy

TWENTY THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 10, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY THIRD 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 Tuesday, February 10th, 2014 at 2:07 PM in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members absent:

FITZSIMMONS, David

Representative Swatzky presented HF1949, Cell phone use prohibited in work zones while operating a motor vehicle.

Testifying on HF1949:
-Tim Worke, Highway and Transportation Director of AGC
-Edward Renos, Teamsters 132, in favor of piece of legislation

Chair Erhardt presented HF1796 as amended (see attached HR1796DE1), Work zone speed limits modified.

Testifiers on HF1796:
-Jody Rajkowski, husband hit by a distracted driver whle he was working on MnDOT project
-Deb Carlson, husband died while working in a work one
-Larry Hanson, Safety Direcot, Egan Companies
-Tim Worke, AGC
-Chris Duinick, Duinick Brothers Inc.
-Dave Debevec, Ulland Brothers
-Todd Callahan, PCiRoads
-Rich Neumeister

The meeting was adjourned at 3:22 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:
  • HF1949 (Sawatzky) - Cell phone use prohibited in work zones while operating a motor vehicle.
  • HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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06:38 - Gavel.
07:44 - HF1949 (Sawatzky) Cell phone use prohibited in work zones while operating a motor vehicle.
18:02 - HF1796 (Erhardt) Work zone speed limits modified.
• A delete-all amendment for HF1796 has been posted on the House website.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.


A delete-all amendment will be posted for HF1796 prior to the hearing.
More bills may be added.