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Transportation Finance Division

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 08, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Lieder, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 4:03 P.M. on Thursday, March 8, 2007, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Lieder, Chair
Beard
Doty
Erhardt
Hausman
Holberg
Hornstein
Hortman
Kalin
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Morrow
Nelson, M.
Ruth
Severson
Slocum


A quorum was present. Rep. Severson moved that the minutes of Tuesday, March 6, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1463 Hortman
Rep. Hortman moved adoption of HF 1463 and that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill. Rep. Hortman moved adoption of amendment H1463DE1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke regarding the bill:
Sarah Erickson, Metro Area Cities
Leslie Davis, EarthProtectors
Erin Sexton, MN Chamber
Alyssa Schlander, Director of Government Affairs, MN Auto Dealers Association
HF 1463 was amended and laid over.
HF 1112 Madore
Rep. Madore moved adoption of HF 1112 and that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill. Rep. Madore moved amendment H1112A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke regarding the bill:
Dave Van Hattum, Policy and Advocacy Program Director, Transit for Livable Communities.
Jim Heilig, Director of Administration, Duluth Transit Authority
Judy Sanders, MN National Federation of the Blind
Sarah Mullen, ISAIAH
HF 1112 was discussed and laid over.

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HF 964 Ruth

Rep. Ruth moved adoption of HF 964 and that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill. Mayor of Owatonna, Tom Kuntz and James Clark, Messerli and Kramer spoke regarding the legislation. The bill was discussed and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Transportation bill.

The meeting adjourned at 5:40 P.M.


Rep. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR


Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF1463 (Hortman) Metropolitan area sales tax referendum required to impose a tax for transportation and transit, county sales taxes for transportation purposes authorized, and money appropriated.
HF1112 (Madore) Transit fund established, metropolitan sales tax imposed and funds dedicated to transit, and motor vehicle sales tax revenues transferred.
HF1244 (Masin) Motor vehicle sales tax proceeds apportionment provided.
HF964 (Ruth) Motor vehicle sales tax proceeds allocated.
HFXXXX (Hornstein)
HF311 (Hornstein) has been removed from agenda
HF963 (Ruth) has been removed from agenda