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Transportation Finance and Policy

TENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 11, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair of the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00pm on February 11, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
KOEGEL, Erin, Vice-Chair
PETERSBURG, John, Lead
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

Chair Hornstein called the meeting order at 1:00pm. A quorum was present.

Rep. John Petersburg moved that the minutes of February 9 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 482 (Petersburg) Waseca County; Trunk Highway 13 portion designated as Corporal Caleb L. Erickson Memorial Highway

Rep. Petersburg moved that HF 482 be referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Petersburg gave an overview on HF 482.

Public Testimony on HF 482

Chris Hinton, Waseca County Veterans Service Officer
Stan Kahl
Karla Erickson
Rue Sticha
Peggy Zinnel
Kyle Edwards
Martin McNamara

Rep. Petersburg renewed the motion that HF 482 be referred to the Ways and Means Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

None.

There being 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 29 (Hansen) West Saint Paul; bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 29 be rereferred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Rick Hansen gave an overview of HF 29.

Public Testimony on HF 29

Deb Marthaler

Chair Hornstein renewed the motion to rerefer HF 29 to the Ways and Means Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

None.

There being 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 502 (Moller) DWI offenders not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver’s license reinstatement

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 502 be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee.

Chair Hornstein moved that the H0502A1 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kelly Moller gave an overview of HF 502 as amended.

Rep. Dave Baker testified in favor of HF 502, as amended.

Public Testimony on HF 502, as amended

David Bernstein, Chair, DWI Task Force

Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF 502, as amended, be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee. The results were as followed:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

None.

There being 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 32 (Elkins) Electric-assisted bicycle classification and regulation modified

Rep. Steve Elkins moved that HF 32 be referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee.

Public Testimony on HF 32

Dorian Grilley
Morgan Lommele, PeopleForBikes
Matt Moore, General Counsel, Quality Bicycle Products, Inc.

Rep. Elkins renewed the motion to refer HF 32 to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

None.

There being 16 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 271 (Elkins) Shared mobility program user data classified as private

Rep. Elkins moved that HF 271 be rereferred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.

Rep. Elkins gave an overview of HF 271.

Rep. Elkins renewed the motion to rerefer HF 271 to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul

NAYS:

None.

There being 16 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 2:19pm.




Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF29 (Hansen) - West Saint Paul; bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge.
  • HF482 (Petersburg) - Waseca County; Trunk Highway 13 portion designated as Corporal Caleb L. Erickson Memorial Highway.
  • HF32 (Elkins) - Electric-assisted bicycle classification and regulation modified.
  • HF271 (Elkins) - Shared mobility program user data classified as private.
  • HF502 (Moller) - DWI offenders not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver's license reinstatement.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:48 - HF482 (Petersburg) - Waseca County; Trunk Highway 13 portion designated as Corporal Caleb L. Erickson Memorial Highway.
20:00 - HF29 (Hansen) - West Saint Paul; bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge.
21:58 - HF502 (Moller) - DWI offenders not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver's license reinstatement.
46:32 - HF32 (Elkins) - Electric-assisted bicycle classification and regulation modified.
1:09:56 - HF271 (Elkins) - Shared mobility program user data classified as private.


HF29 (Hansen) - West Saint Paul; bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge.

HF482 (Petersburg) - Waseca County; Trunk Highway 13 portion designated as Corporal Caleb L. Erickson Memorial Highway.

HF32 (Elkins) - Electric-assisted bicycle classification and regulation modified.

HF271 (Elkins) - Shared mobility program user data classified as private.

HF502 (Moller) - DWI offenders not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver's license reinstatement.

Agenda items may be added or removed.

Bill removed: **HF103 (Davnie) - Driver licensing requirements related to diabetes mellitus repealed.


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