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Transportation Policy and Finance

THIRTY-THIRD MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 27, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Beard, Chair of the Transportation Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:36 P.M. on Monday, February 27th, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BEARD, Mike, Chair
MURDOCK, Mark, Vice Chair
BENSON, Mike
BUESGENS, Mark
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe
EKEN, Kent
GAUTHIER, Kerry
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
KIEL, Debra
LEIDIGER, Ernie
MORROW, Terry
MURRAY, Rich
NELSON, Michael
SANDERS, Tim
SHIMANSKI, Ron
VOGEL, Bruce

No members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Vogel moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 22, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2102 (Benson) Farm trucks USDOT number requirements changed.

Representative Benson moved HF2102 and recommended that it pass and be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Benson presented HF2102.

Testifiers: Bruce Kleven, Kleven Law Office,
Chris Radatz, Farm Bureau Federation of Minnesota, and
Captain Tim Rogotzke, Commander, Minnesota State Patrol District 4700.

Representative Benson renewed his motion that HF2102 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2058 (Kiel) Motor vehicle weight limit regulation amended; exemptions, search warrants, and citation warnings provided.

Representative Kiel moved HF2058.

Representative Kiel moved the H2058DE1 amendment.

Representative Kiel moved to incorporate the H2058DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel presented HF2058, as amended.

Testifiers: Bruce Kleven, Kleven Law Office,
Captain Tim Rogotzke, Commander, Minnesota State Patrol District 4700,
Abby Bryduck, County Engineers Association and Association of MN Counties,
Rob Vanacek, MN Association of Townships,
John Apitz, MN Regional Railroads Association,
Mark Wagner, President, Twin Cities and Western Railroad,
Steve Frank, President and CEO, AAA Minneapolis, and
Bob Zelenka, President, MN Grain and Feed Association.

HF2058 was laid over, as amended.

HF2239 (Benson) Motor vehicle titling and license plate requirements amended and clarified for pioneer vehicles.

Representative Benson moved HF2239 and recommended that it pass and be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Benson moved the H2239A1 amendment.

Representative Benson presented the H2239A1 amendment.

Representative Benson moved to incorporate the H2239A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Benson presented HF2239, as amended.

Testifiers: Gary Hoonsbeen, Crystal, MN, and
Vicki Albu, MN Driver and Vehicle Services, DPS.

Representative Benson renewed his motion that HF2239 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting was adjourned at 2:20 P.M.




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REP. MIKE BEARD, CHAIR



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Ana Bahr
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2102 (Benson) - Farm trucks USDOT number requirements changed.
  • HF2058 (Kiel) - Motor vehicle weight limit regulation amended; and exemptions, search warrants, and citation warnings provided.
  • HF2239 (Benson) - Motor vehicle titling and license plate requirements amended and clarified for pioneer vehicles.
  • HF1955 (Beard) - Move-over traffic law clarified, and speed requirement when driving by parked emergency, patrol, construction, or maintenance vehicles added.
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House TV Video:
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03:07 - Gavel.
04:08 - HF2102 (Benson) Farm trucks USDOT number requirements changed.
38:15 - HF2058 (Kiel) Motor vehicle weight limit regulation amended; exemptions, search warrants, and citation warnings provided.
1:25:35 - HF2239 (Benson) Motor vehicle titling and license plate requirements amended and clarified for pioneer vehicles.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.