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Transportation Finance

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 20, 2018

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, officially called the thirty fifth meeting to order at 1:04 P.M. on Tuesday, March 20th, 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 Nelson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 15th, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 3301 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion.

HF 3301 (Urdahl) - Educational campaign regarding stopping for school buses funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Torkelson moved the A18 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Dean Urdahl

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion for HF 3301, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Lucero moved that HF 3485 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Lucero moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

HF 3485 (Lucero) – Corridor of commerce funds required to be split equally between the metropolitan area and outside the metropolitan area.

Testifiers:
Representative Eric Lucero

Representative Lucero renewed his motion for HF 3485, as amended, to be laid over for possible inclusion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF 3616 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion.

HF 3616 (Albright) – Suburb to suburb transit project funding provided and money appropriated.

Testifiers:
Representative Tony Albright
Jerry McDonald, Suburban Transit Authority
Luther Wynder, Highway 14 Partnership

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF 3616 be laid over for possible inclusion.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3616 (Albright) - Suburb to suburb transit demonstration project funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1876 (Swedzinski) - Trade associations permitted vehicle registration information access.
  • HF3485 (Lucero) - Corridors of Commerce funds required to be split equally between the metropolitan area and outside the metropolitan area.
  • HF3301 (Urdahl) - Educational campaign regarding stopping for school buses funding provided, and money appropriated.
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