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Transportation Finance

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 06, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Petersburg, Vice Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the thirty first meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018, in the basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:
TORKELSON, Paul Chair

A quorum was present.

Representative Kiel moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 27th, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Daniels moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 1st, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Baker moved that HF 3147 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance.

HF 3147 (Torkelson) - Management and budget commissioner directed to reduce appropriations, Minnesota Licensing and Registration System funding provided, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF 3147:
Representative Dave Baker
Johanna Clyborne, Commissioner, MN.IT

Representative Hornstein moved the DE2 amendment.

Representative Hornstein requested a roll call on the DE2 amendment. The results are as follows:








Ayes
HORNSTEIN, Frank
BERNARDY, Connie
HAUSMAN, Alice
JOHNSON, Clark
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Nays
PETERBURG, John
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
DANIELS, Brian
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HOWE, Jeff
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
RARICK, Jason
RUNBECK, Linda

Absent
TORKELSON, Paul

On a vote of 9 ayes and 13 nays THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Baker moved the DE3 amendment.

Representative Baker requested a roll call on the DE3 amendment. The results are as follows:

Ayes
PETERBURG, John
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
DANIELS, Brian
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HOWE, Jeff
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
RARICK, Jason
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane

Nays
HORNSTEIN, Frank
BERNARDY, Connie
HAUSMAN, Alice
JOHNSON, Clark
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SUNDIN, Mike

Absent
TORKELSON, Paul

On a vote of 14 ayes and 8 nays THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker renewed his motion for HF 3147, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview on Airports Fund
Cassandra Isaacson, Aeronautics Director, MnDOT

Overview on Ports by Minnesota Ports Association
Kathryn Sarnecki, Vice President of Redevelopment and Harbor Management
Deb DeLuca, Government and Environment Affairs Director

Representative Petersburg moved that HF 566 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment.

HF 566 (Haley) – Port development program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF 566:
Representative Barb Haley

Representative Petersburg renewed his motion for HF 566 to be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:49 P.M.




Representative John Petersburg, Vice Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3147 (Torkelson) - Minnesota Licensing and Registration System development and implementation requirements established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF566 (Haley) - Port development assistance program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Documents:

Note: HF3147 may be amended. Any amendments are due by 1pm Monday May 5th and will them be posted online.

Overview on Airports Fund
Overview on Ports by Minnesota Ports Association

NOTE: Transportation finance Committee will be holding an autonomous vehicles hearing on Thursday Mar 8 but MNDOT will have an an autonomous shuttle bus, this Wednesday, March 7th on the sidewalk in front of the State Capitol. The event will take place from 9:30am - 3:00pm if you would like to take a test ride stop by.