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Transportation Finance

FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 18, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the fifth meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

TORKELSON, Paul Chair
PETERBURG, John Vice Chair
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
JOHNSON, Clark
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
RARICK, Jason
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike


Representative Torkelson called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes of January 12, 2017, and January 17, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3 (Smith) REAL ID Act implementation authorized, driver's license and Minnesota identification card requirements amended, imposition of fees amended, legislative reporting required and money appropriated.

Representative Howe moved HF 3 be referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Smith introduced his bill.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0003A9 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on the bill:
John Keller, Executive Director, Immigrant Law Center of MN.
Daryn McBeth, Government Relations Specialist, MN Milk Producers Association.
Bentley Graves, Director, MN Chamber of Commerce.
Jeff Davidman, Vice President of Government Affairs, Delta.
Mitch Kilian, Director of Government Affairs, Metropolitan Airports Commission.
Gloria Stock-Mickelson, Director, American Society of Travel Agents.
Twila Brase, President, Citizen Council for Health Freedom.
Jim Hurst, Minnesota Deputy Registers Association.
Lars Negstad, Policy Director, Isaiah.
Danielle Robinson Briabd, Attorney, Center of Immigrant Justice.
Michele Mckenzie, Deputy Director, The Advocates for Human Rights.
Tim Nolan, Citizen.
Jovita Morales, Community Organizer, Mesa Latina.
Wayne Buchholz, citizen.
Dawn Olson, Director, Department of Public Safety.

Representative Hornstein moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to the H003A7 amendment: On P. 2 , L. 32, after the semicolon insert “and”. On P. 3, delete “line 1”. On P. 3, L. 3, delete “(3)” and insert “(2)”. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion to adopt the H003A7A amendment, as incorporated and requested a roll call. The results as follows:

AYES: NAYS:

HORNSTEIN, Frank TORKELSON, Paul
BERNARDY, Connie PETERSBURG, John
HAUSMAN, Alice BAKER, Dave
JOHNSON, Clark BARR, Regina
MASIN, Sandra DANIELS, Brian
NELSON, Michael DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ROSENTHAL, Paul GUNTHER, Bob
SAUKE, Duane HOWE, Jeff
SUNDIN, Mike KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
RARICK, Jason
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 9 AYES and 14 NAYS THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Howe renewed his motion for HF 3 to be referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hornstein requested a roll call vote. The result is as follows:

AYES: NAYS:

TORKELSON, Paul HORNSTEIN, Frank
PETERSBURG, John BERNARDY, Connie
BAKER, Dave DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
BARR, Regina HAUSMAN, Alice
DANIELS, Brian JOHNSON, Clark
GUNTHER, Bob LUCERO, Eric
HOWE, Jeff MASIN, Sandra
KIEL, Deb NELSON, Michael
KOZNICK, Jon ROSENTHAL, Paul
MILLER, Tim SAUKE, Duane
RARICK, Jason SUNDIN, Mike
RUNBECK, Linda

On a vote of 12 AYES and 11 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:44 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Chelsea Peter, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3 (Smith) - REAL ID Act implementation authorized, driver's license and Minnesota identification card requirements amended, data practices provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Documents:

Note: Member amendments will be due to the Chair by 1pm on Tuesday 1/17 (24 hour rule). Contact Chelsea Peter, committee Legislative Assistant, at (651) 296-9302 if you wish to be added on to the list for public testimony. Public testimony should be limited to two minutes per testifier.