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Transportation Finance

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 20, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, began the twenty-third meeting at 1:05 P.M. on Monday, March 20th, 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
GUNTHER, Bob
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
JOHNSON, Clark
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
MILLER, Tim
NELSON, Michael
RARICK, Jason
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Members excused:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
KIEL, Deb

Representative Torkelson began the meeting at 1:05 P.M. A quorum was not present.

Representative Torkelson officially called the meeting to order at 1:06 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes of March 14th, 2017 and March 16th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF380 (Urdahl) Traffic violations around school bus fines increased.

Representative Torkelson moved HF380 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Urdahl introduced the bill.

Tom Keliher, Minnesota School Bus Operators Association, testified on the bill.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF380 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1518 (West) Secure electronic storage of records permitted.

Representative Torkelson moved HF1518 be sent to the General Register.

Representative West introduced the bill.

Jim Hirst, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association, testified on the bill.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF1518 be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1480 (Runbeck) Transit finance and project reporting requirements amended, fare increase required, light rail transit line construction agreements prohibited, and technical changes made.

Representative Runbeck moved HF1480 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Runbeck introduced the bill.

Nick Thompson, Metropolitan Council, testified on the bill.

Representative Nelson moved the H1480A6 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Runbeck renewed the motion that HF1480 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:03 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Chelsea Peter, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1518 (West) - Secure electronic storage of records permitted.
  • HF380 (Urdahl) - Traffic violations around school buses fines increased.
  • HF1480 (Runbeck) - Transit finance and project reporting requirements amended, fare increase required, light rail transit line construction agreements prohibited, and technical changes made.
Documents:

Note: HF678 (Quam) Law enforcement memorial special license plates established. This bill was heard on an informational basis in the committee on March 16th and will be taken up again to pass once it is received in the committee either Monday March 20th or Tuesday March 21