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Transportation Finance Division

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 15, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 4:10 P.M. on Thursday, March 15, 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. Nelson moved the minutes of March 13, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 946 Lieder

Rep. Lieder moved HF 946. Rep. Lieder moved the H0946DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Matt Burress, House Research, assisted Rep. Lieder in presenting the bill. Bill Schreiber, Metro Transitways Development Board, answered some committee questions regarding HF 946. HF 946, as amended, was laid over.

HF 311 Hornstein

Rep. Hornstein moved HF 311. Donny Harder, Minneapolis 9th Grader assisted in presenting the bill. Elmer Otto, Shakopee, shared a video regarding cell phone use and driving. Rep. Hornstein moved HF 311 be rereferred to the Finance Committee with a recommendation to be rereferred to Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1058 Thissen

Rep. Lieder moved HF 1058. Rep. Lieder moved the H1058A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Lieder moved the H1058A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. The following spoke in favor of the bill:

Paul Ostrow, Minneapolis City Councilmember
Sharon Lubinski, Assistant Chief, Minneapolis Police Department
Mary Ellen Heng, Minneapolis City Attorney

Rep. Lieder moved the H1058A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


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The following spoke in opposition to HF 1058:

Rich Neumeister, Concerned Citizen
Howard Bass, Attorney, ACLU-MN

Rep. Lieder moved HF 1058, as amended, be recommended to pass and rereferred to the Committee on Public Safety and Civil Justice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 6:12 PM.



Rep. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR



Susie Maher, Committee Legislative Assistant
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03:11 - Gavel.
05:40 - HF946 (Leider) Omnibus transportation finance bill (presentation only).
37:22 - HF311 (Hornstein) Cell phones; moving violation fines doubled when committed while operating mobile phone.
1:10:10 - HF1058 (Thissen) Automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices authorized.
Runs 2 hours.


Presentation of omnibus transportation finance bill
HF311 (Hornstein) Cell phones; moving violation fines doubled when committed while operating mobile phone.
HF1058 (Thissen) Automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices authorized.