STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE DIVISION
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.
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.
Transportation Policy and Finance Division
March 15, 2007
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