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Transportation Finance Division

THIRTIETH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - March 04, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 4:46 P.M. on March 4, 2008, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

House Members present:

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

House Members excused:

Morgan Morrow

A quorum was present.

HF 3490 (Bigham) Juvenile driver's license $30 reinstatement fee imposed following revocation. Pat McCormack, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) spoke to the bill. Rep. Lieder moved that HF 3490 be recommended to pass and returned to the Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Severson moved the minutes of February 28 and February 29, 2008. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Laurie McGinnis, Center for Transportation Studies at the Uof M and Dr. David Kittelson, Mechanical Engineer at the UofM presented the Center for Transportation Studies Green House Gas Emission Study in Transportation Sector findings thus far. The final report is due in June of 2008.

HF 3126 (Ruth) Tax registration for intracity buses fixed. Pat McCormack, DVS of DPS assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Ruth moved the A08-1167 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Ruth moved that HF 3126, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3486 (Hornstein) International Fuel Tax Agreement fee. Pat McCormack, DVS of DPS assisted in presenting the bill. Rep. Hornstein moved the H3486A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 3486, as amended, be recommended to pass and returned to the Finance committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:33 P.M.


REP. Bernie Lieder, CHAIR



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

U of M Center for Transportation Study report on greenhouse gas in the transportation sector.
HF3490 (Bigham) Juvenile driver's license $30 reinstatement fee imposed following revocation.
HF3126 (Ruth) Tax registration for intracity buses fixed.
HF3486 (Hornstein) International Fuel Tax Agreement fee proceeds since 2005 reallocated.