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Transportation Finance

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - September 11, 2017

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the twenty-eighth meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on Monday, September 11, 2017, in Room 200 of the Sate 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
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
NASH, Jim
RARICK, Jason
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Excused members:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
GUNTHER, Bob
JOHNSON, Clark
MILLER, Tim
ROSENTHAL, Paul

Representative Torkelson called the meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. A quorum was present.

Update from Dept of Public Vehicles Services Division on new MNLARS (Licensing and registration system) and issues/problems. Feedback from users of this system as well as the public on MNALRS related issues and problems getting vehicles registered, transferred and or tabs transaction, etc.

Update from Dept of Public Safety on status of drivers licenses implementation into the MNLARS system and Real ID compliance.

The following people testified on MNLARS:
Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Dawn Olson, DVS Director, Department of Public Safety
Paul Meekin, Chief Business Technology Officer, MN.IT
Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, Minnesota Legislative Auditors Office
Bill Strusinksi, MN Petroleum Marketers Association
Gaye Smith, Deputy Registrars, South St. Paul
Laura Laudenbach, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association, Sterns County
Cindy Geis, Scott County Auditor, representing Minnesota Association of County Officers
Amber Backhaus, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association
Mike Roeder, Sears Imported Autos
Kyle Allison, Luther Hopkins Honda
Dian Hazlett, Waterville MN
Ross Larson, Stillwater MN
Jay Perner, Lake Elmo MN
Bruce Vruwink, MN Resident

The meeting was adjourned at 3.35 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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07:52 - Update from Department of Public Safety Vehicle Services division on new MNLARS (Minnesota Licensing and Registration System) and issues/problems.
31:50 - Comments from the Office of the Legislative Auditor.
41:47 - Feedback from MNLARS users as well as the public on MNLARS related issues and problems getting vehicles registered, transferred and or tabs transaction, etc.
1:40:38 - Questions from members for Department of Public Safety staff.
Runs 2 hours, 33 minutes.


Update from Dept of Public Safety Vehicle Services Division on new MNLARS (Licensing and registration system) and issues/problems. Feedback from users of this system as well as the public on MNLARS related issues and problems getting vehicles registered, transferred and or tabs transaction, etc.

Also an update from Dept of Public Safety on status of drivers licenses implementation into the MNLARS system and Real ID compliance