STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the forty-sixth meeting to order at 8:19 A.M on Thursday, April 26th, 2018, in the Basement Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
TORKELSON, Paul Chair
PETERBURG, John Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Johnson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 19th & April 25th, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Torkelson moved that HF4437 come before the committee.
Representative Torkelson moved the H4437DE2 amendment.
The following testified on the H4437DE2 amendment:
Sam Smith, Public Policy Coordinator, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
Vance Stuehrenberg, Blue Earth County Commissioner and Transportation Alliance President
Taylor Putz, Public Policy Advocate, MN Council of Non Profits
Hannah Trostle, Saint Paul, MN
Barry Davies, Financial Secretary/Treasurer, Ironworkers 512
Bradley Peterson, Shareholder/Lobbyist, Coalition of Greater MN Cities
Bentley Graves, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Bevin O’Brien, Teacher, Education MN
Russel Hess, Legislative Director, LIUNA-MN
Fred Nolan, Executive Director, MREA
Abby Bryduck, Legislative Director, Associated General Contractors
Jim McDonough, Chair of Ramsey County Board of Commissioners
Patrick Murray, Government Affairs Director, Cooperative Network
Steve Adams, Chair, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Jim Wafler, Lobbyist, Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association
Gary Amaroso, Executive Director, MN Association of School Administrators
Jeremy Estenson, Legislative Director, MN Trucking Association
William Schroeder, Executive Director, East Metro Strong & Transportation Forward
Jason George, Legislative Director, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49
Alicia Munson, ARC MN
Cari-Ann Alleman, Communications & Outreach Director, MN Association of Townships
Fick Varco, Political Director, SEIU Healthcare MN
Clark Goldenrod, Senior Policy Director, MN Budget Project
Max Hall, Legislative Representative, AFSCME Council 5
Barb Thomas, Citizen
Ryan Tiuslin, President, ATU 1005
Chris Stinson, Political Director, SEIU L 284
Representative Torkelson renewed his motion for the H4437DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Bernardy moved the H4437A2 amendment to HF 4437, as amended. Representative Bernardy requested a roll call on the H4437A2 amendment. The results were as follows:
On a vote of 8 ayes and 12 nays THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.
Representative Hornstein moved the H4437A3 amendment to HF 4437, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.
Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF 4437, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:47 A.M.
Chair, Paul Torkelson Vice Chair, John Petersburg
Representative Frank Hornstein Representative Dave Baker
Representative Regina Barr Representative Connie Bernardy
Representative Brian Daniels Representative Steve Drazkowski
Representative Bob Gunther Representative Alice Hausman
Representative Jeff Howe Representative Clark Johnson
Representative Deb Kiel Representative Jon Koznick
Representative Eric Lucero Representative Sandra Masin
Representative Tim Miller Representative Michael Nelson
Representative Jason Rarick Representative Paul Rosenthal
Representative Linda Runbeck Representative Duane Sauke
Represenative Mike Sundin Committee Legislative Assistant, Sam Moyer