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Transportation Finance

THIRTY-THIRD MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 13, 2018

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, officially called the thirty third meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018, in the Basement 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
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

A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 8th, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 2835 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

HF 2835 (Baker) - Deputy registrars reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Baker moved the DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Dave Baker
Jim Hirst, Lobbyist, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association
Paula Anderson, Manager, Anoka County Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association
Brenda Davitt, Finance Director, City of New Brighton
Julie Hanson, Property and Customer Service Manager, Minnesota of Association of County Offices
Gayle Smith, Manager of State Policies and Procedures, Deputy Registrars Office, South St. Paul
Dawn Olson, Director, Department of Vehicle Services







Representative Bernardy moved the A1 amendment. Representative Bernardy requested a roll call on the A1 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
TORKELSON, Paul
PETERBURG, John
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
DANIELS, Brian
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
HOWE, Jeff
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MILLER, Tim
RARICK, Jason
RUNBECK, Linda

Absent: KIEL, Deb

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

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF 2835, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 3148 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

HF 3148 (Barr) - Public safety commissioner required to issue a request for information related to the driver and vehicle information system, and report required.

Testifiers:
Representative Barr

Fiscal Note Review
Andrew Lee, Fiscal Analysts, House Fiscal Staff

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 3148 to be moved to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 3156 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment.

HF 3156 (Lueck) - Local road and bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Testifiers:
Representative Dale Lueck
Steve Novak, Lobbyist, Minnesota Inter-County Association

Representative Torkelson renews his motion that HF 3156 be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Howe moved that HF 3219 to come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment.

HF 3219 (Howe) - Local cost-share assistance account established, local road and bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Testifiers:
Representative Jeff Howe
Marc Culver, Public Works Director, City of Roseville, League of Minnesota Cities and the City Engineers Association of Minnesota
Jodi Teich , County Engineer, Stearns County Association of Minnesota Counties and the Minnesota County Engineers Association,
Steve Fenske, Attorney, Minnesota Association of Townships
Anne Finn, Assistant Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities

Representative Howe renews his motion for HF 3219 to be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2835 (Baker) - Deputy registrar reimbursement grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3148 (Barr) - Public safety commissioner required to issue a request for information related to the driver and vehicle information system, and report required.
  • HF3156 (Lueck) - Local road and bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3219 (Howe) - Local cost-share assistance account established, local road and bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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