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Transportation Finance

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 21, 2017

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the twenty-fourth meeting to order at 1:02 P.M. on Tuesday, March 21st, 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

Members excused:


Representative Torkelson called the meeting to order at 1:02 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved to approve the minutes of March 20th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF678 (Quam) Law enforcement memorial special license plates established.

Representative Torkelson moved HF678 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Quam introduced the bill.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF678 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

HF861 (Torkelson) Commercial motor vehicle provisions, highway-rail grade crossing signs, Transportation Department contract preference requirements, and transportation plan due dates modified.

Representative Torkelson moved HF861 be re-referred to the committee on Taxes.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0861DE2. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Staff, presented on the bill.

Matt Buress, House Research, presented on the bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:46 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Chelsea Peter, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF861 (Torkelson) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.

NOTE: This bill, HF861, will be amended with a delete all amendment at this hearing by the committee and will become the Omnibus Transportation Finance bill

We will also finish discussion and pass HF678 (Quam) Law enforcement memorial special license plates established. No further public testimony will be taken. This bill received an information hearing on March 16th pending referral of the bill to the committee.