STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the twenty-eighth meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on Monday, September 11, 2017, in Room 200 of the Sate Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
TORKELSON, Paul Chair
PETERBURG, John Vice Chair
Representative Torkelson called the meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. A quorum was present.
Update from Dept of Public Vehicles Services Division on new MNLARS (Licensing and registration system) and issues/problems. Feedback from users of this system as well as the public on MNALRS related issues and problems getting vehicles registered, transferred and or tabs transaction, etc.
Update from Dept of Public Safety on status of drivers licenses implementation into the MNLARS system and Real ID compliance.
The following people testified on MNLARS:
Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Dawn Olson, DVS Director, Department of Public Safety
Paul Meekin, Chief Business Technology Officer, MN.IT
Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, Minnesota Legislative Auditors Office
Bill Strusinksi, MN Petroleum Marketers Association
Gaye Smith, Deputy Registrars, South St. Paul
Laura Laudenbach, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association, Sterns County
Cindy Geis, Scott County Auditor, representing Minnesota Association of County Officers
Amber Backhaus, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association
Mike Roeder, Sears Imported Autos
Kyle Allison, Luther Hopkins Honda
Dian Hazlett, Waterville MN
Ross Larson, Stillwater MN
Jay Perner, Lake Elmo MN
Bruce Vruwink, MN Resident
The meeting was adjourned at 3.35 P.M.
Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair
Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant