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TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - Transportation Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION
MINUTES

Vice Chair Tabke, Vice Chair of the Transportation Finance & Policy Division, called the Twenty Sixth meeting to order at 12:45 P.M. on April 4th, 2019 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
TABKE, Brad, VC
TORKELSON, Paul, Lead
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RICHARDSON, Ruth
RUNBECK, Linda
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused: WEST, Nolan


Vice Chair Tabke called the meeting to order at 12:45pm.


HF1555DE3 (Hornstein) Transportation Finance and Policy Division Omnibus Bill Markup

Chair Hornstein moved that HF1555 as amended be sent to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation to the Taxes Committee.

Chair Hornstein moved the HF1555DE3 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the A19-0319 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved the A19-0321 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Heinrich moved the A19-0335. Representative Heinrich requested a roll call vote on the amendment. The results are as follows:

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 NAYS and 6 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Richardson moved the A19-0353 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved the A19-0355 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved the A19-0364 Amendment. Chair Hornstein withdrew the A19-0364 Amendment.

Representative Petersburg moved the A19-0385 Amendment. Representative Petersburg requested a roll call vote on the A19-0385 Amendment. The results are as follows:

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 NAYS and 6 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Torkelson moved the A19-0388 Amendment. Representative Torkelson requested a roll call vote on the A19-0388 Amendment. The results are as follows:

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 NAYS and 6 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Petersburg moved the A19-0390 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the A19-0391 Amendment. Representative Torkelson withdrew the A19-0391 Amendment.

Representative Koznick moved the A19-0392 Amendment. Representative Koznick withdrew the A19-0392 Amendment.

Chair Hornstein moved the A19-0393 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Heinrich moved the A19-0394 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Heinrich moved the A19-0395 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bernardy moved the A19-0397 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Richardson moved the H1555-A8 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the A19-407 Amendment. Representative Torkelson withdrew the A19-407 Amendment.

Vice Chair Tabke moved the A19-0408 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Koznick moved the A19-0413 Amendment. Representative Koznick requested a roll call vote on the A19-0413 Amendment. The results are as follows:

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 NAYS and 6 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Koznick moved the A19-0414 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Koznick moved the A19-415 Amendment. Representative Koznick withdrew the A19-415 Amendment.

Representative Koznick moved the A19-0416 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved the A19-0420 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Runbeck moved the H1555A1 Amendment. Representative Runbeck withdrew the H1555A1 Amendment.

Representative Torkelson moved the H1555A2 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hornstein moved the H1555A3 Amendment.

Laura Rhodes, Staff Attorney, Office of Freight Operations, Minnesota Department of Transportation, answered questions on the H1555A3 Amendment.
Erik Rudeen, Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation, answered questions on the H1555A3 Amendment.

Chair Hornstein withdrew the H1555A3 Amendment.

Representative Elkins moved the H1555A4-1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bernardy moved the H1555A5 Amendment.

Erik Rudeen, Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation, answered questions on the H1555A5 Amendment.

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Koegel moved the H1555A6 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Wolgamott moved the HF1555A7 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Vice Chair Tabke recessed the meeting at 2:16pm.

Vice Chair Tabke reconvened the meeting at 5:04pm.


Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1555A12 Amendment. Representative O’Driscoll withdrew the H1555A12 Amendment.

Representative Koznick moved the H1555A9 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Runbeck moved the H1555A10 Amendment. Representative Runbeck requested a roll call vote on the HF1555A10 Amendment.

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 10 NAYS and 4 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Bernardy moved the H1555A11 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Petersburg moved the H1555A15 Amendment. Representative Petersburg withdrew the H1555A15 Amendment.

Representative Torkelson withdraws both H1555A13 and HF1555A14 Amendments

Representative Petersburg withdraws HF1555A16

Representative Torkelson moved the H1555A17 Amendment.
Representative Torkelson modified his amendment as follows:
Striking everything after line 2.20
Strike lines 2.5-2.7

Erik Rudeen, Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation, provided background H1555A17 Amendment.

Representative Torkelson modified his amendment to re-incorporate lines 3.16-3.20.
THE AMENDMENT AS MODIFIED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the H1555A18 Amendment. Representative Torkelson withdrew the H1555A18 Amendment.

Representative Runbeck moved the H1555A19 Amendment. Representative Runbeck requested a roll call vote on the H1555A19 Amendment. The results are as follows:
NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 10 NAYS and 5 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Runbeck moved the H1555A20-1 Amendment. Representative Runbeck requested a roll call vote on the H1555A20-1 Amendment.

Erik Rudeen, Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation, provided background on the H1555A20-1 Amendment

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 NAYS and 4 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Runbeck moved the H1555A21 Amendment. Representative Runbeck withdrew the H1555A21 Amendment.

Representative Koznick moved the H1555A22 Amendment. Representative Koznick requested a roll call vote on the H1555A22 Amendment. The results are as follows:

NAYS:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


AYES:
TORKELSON, Paul
KOZNICK, Jon
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 10 NAYS and 5 AYES, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Hornstein moved the H1555A23 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hornstein moved the H155524 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson moved the H1555A25 Amendment. Representative Torkelson withdrew the H1555A25 Amendment.

Chair Hornstein renewed his motion to move HF1555DE3 as amended to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation to the Taxes Committee. Chair Hornstein modified his motion to direct staff to make technical corrections necessary to effectuate the will of the Committee.

Representative Torkelson requested a roll call vote on Chair Hornstein’s motion. The results are as follows:

AYES:
HORNSTEIN, Frank
TABKE, Brad
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
KOEGEL, Erin
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
RICHARDSON, Ruth
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

NAYS:

TORKELSON, Paul
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John
RUNBECK, Linda

EXCUSED:
WEST, Nolan


With 11 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Petersburg moved to approve the minutes of the April 2nd and 3rd, 2019 meetings. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Vice Chair Tabke moved item IV on the agenda to return the listed bills to Ways and Means with a recommendation to be re-referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

HF59 (Dettmer), HF86 (Sundin) HF100 (Freiberg), HF343 (Christensen), HF344 (Christensen), HF360 (Stephenson), HF385 (Demuth), HF387 (Murphy), HF397 (Noor), HF432 (Hausman), HF433 (Pelowski), HF528 (Fischer), HF529 (Mahoney), HF544 (Robbins), HF545 (Pinto), HF648 (Bierman), HF659 (Sauke), HF827 (Schomacker), HF843 (Lislegard), HF1068 (Howard), HF1069 (Heinrich), HF1080 (Xiong, J.), HF1179 (Wolgamott), HF1319 (Bahner), HF1325 (Anderson), HF1342 (Christensen), HF1429 (Gruenhagen), HF1493 (Hausman), HF1606 (Hornstein), HF1697 (Koegel), HF1792 (Ecklund), HF1793 (Ecklund), HF1804 (Hausman), HF1806 (Boe), HF1911 (Wolgamott), HF1929 (Torkelson), HF1930 (Torkelson), HF2028 (Boe), HF2109 (Haley), HF2121 (Brand).

THE MOTION PREVAILED.



Vice Chair Tabke adjourned the meeting at 7:13pm.



Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



Claire Steven, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

The committee will recess and reconvene as necessary in Room 10 to complete business after Floor Session. I. Call To Order II. Approval of Minutes III. Transportation Finance & Policy omnibus markup and passage. IV. Procedural Motion: The following House Files are returned to Ways and Means with a recommendation to be re-referred to Capital Investment: HF59 (Dettmer), HF86 (Sundin) HF100 (Freiberg), HF343 (Christensen), HF344 (Christensen), HF360 (Stephenson), HF385 (Demuth), HF387 (Murphy), HF397 (Noor), HF432 (Hausman), HF433 (Pelowski), HF528 (Fischer), HF529 (Mahoney), HF544 (Robbins), HF545 (Pinto), HF648 (Bierman), HF659 (Sauke), HF827 (Schomacker), HF843 (Lislegard), HF1068 (Howard), HF1069 (Heinrich), HF1080 (Xiong, J.), HF1179 (Wolgamott), HF1319 (Bahner), HF1325 (Anderson), HF1342 (Christensen), HF1429 (Gruenhagen), HF1493 (Hausman), HF1606 (Hornstein), HF1697 (Koegel), HF1792 (Ecklund), HF1793 (Ecklund), HF1804 (Hausman), HF1806 (Boe), HF1911 (Wolgamott), HF1929 (Torkelson), HF1930 (Torkelson), HF2028 (Boe), HF2109 (Haley), HF2121 (Brand). This is a procedural motion only. V. Adjournment

Bills Added:
  • HF1555 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
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