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THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 12, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Lieder, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 6:08 P.M.on March 12, 2008, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

House Members present:

Lieder, Chair
Erhardt, V Chair
Beard
Doty
Hausman
Holberg
Hornstein
Hortman
Kalin
Madore
Magnus
Masin
Morgan
Morrow
Ruth
Severson
Slocum


House Members excused: Nelson

A quorum was present.

Rep. Morrow moved the minutes of March 11, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hornstein moved adoption of the subcommittee reports on:

HF 3792 (Hortman) Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 3792 be returned to the Finance committee with the recommendation to pass and be rereferred to the Local Government & Metropolitan Affairs committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2968 (Ward) Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 2968 including amendment H2968A2 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Public Safety and Civil Justice committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2628 (Norton) Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 2628 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Public Safety and Civil Justice committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2460 (Dill) Rep. Hornstein moved CEH2460-1 and DH2460CR1 be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Public Safety and Civil Justice committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The next order of committee business was HF 3800 (Hornstein) the omnibus transportation policy bill. Rep. Hornstein moved the HF 3800 delete everything amendment A08-1343. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A9 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Lieder moved the H3800A2 amendment. The amendment was laid over. Rep. Erhardt moved consideration of HF 3833 that had been laid over at yesterday's hearing. Rep. Erhardt moved the H3833A1 amendment to HF 3833. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Erhardt moved that HF 3833, as amended, be incorporated into the HF 3800 delete everything amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Howard Marcus, Transportation Services and Lee McGrath, Institute for Justice, spoke to the bill. Rep. Hortman moved to reconsider the HF 3833 committee action. After committee discussion, Rep. Hortman withdrew her motion to reconsider. Rep. Morrow moved the H3800A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Madore moved the H3800A5 amendment. The amendment was laid over. Rep. Lieder moved the H3800A6 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A8 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A10 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hornstein moved the following oral amendment:

On page 27, delete lines 25 through 29

THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Ruth moved the H3800A11 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3800A12 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF 3800, as amended, was laid over for further consideration at tomorrow's committee hearing.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 P.M.


REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR



Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
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01:50 - Gavel.
04:23 - HF2968 (Ward) Joey's Law; alcohol-restricted driver's licenses distinguishing color and markings specified.
11:50 - HF3835 (Davnie) Medium-speed electric vehicles defined, medium-speed electric vehicles required to be registered and titled, and roads identified on which medium-speed electric vehicles may be operated.
17:50 - HF3792 (Hortman) Commuter rail; transportation commissioner's authority clarified relating to commuter rail, and operation and maintenance of commuter rail lines located in the metropolitan area provided.
42:53 - HF3896 (Hornstein) Walkways required by certain railroad tracks.
1:11:07 - HF3962 (Morrow) Spotter trucks regulated.
1:15:53 - HF3960 (Morrow) Driver education instruction relating to interaction with commercial motor vehicles required and modification of driver's manual required.
1:22:17 - HF3800 (Hornstein) Impounded vehicle and contents sale permitted after title transfer; notices provided, right to receive contents without charge established, deficiency claim limited, and oversize and overweight tow truck permit provided.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.


Mark-up of HF3800 (Hornstein)
2008 Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill