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TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 27, 2018

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

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Torkelson, Chair of the Transportation Finance Committee, called the twenty-ninth meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, in Room 120 of the State Capitol Building

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

TORKELSON, Paul Chair
BAKER, Dave
BARR, Regina
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
DAUDT, Kurt
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
JOHNSON, Clark
GUNTHER, Bob
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWE, Jeff
KIEL, Deb
KOZNICK, Jon
MILLER, Tim
LUCERO, Eric
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
NASH, Jim
RARICK, Jason
ROSENTHAL, Paul
RUNBECK, Linda
SAUKE, Duane
SUNDIN, Mike

Excused members:
PETERBURG, John Vice Chair

A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on September 11, 2017 and March 29, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Fox 9 TV story from Feb 18 will be shown to the committee - "Secret recordings reveal untold story of MNLARS mess".

Testimony on the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) status as well as new $43 million request for additional funding for MNLARS.

Public Testimony:
Amber Backhaus,Vice President of Public Affairs, MN Auto Dealer Association
Mark Kulda,Vice President of Public Affairs, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Kelly Davison, Prior Lake Deputy Registrar
Jason Seeman, Office Supervisor, Insurance Auto Auctions

Committee Fiscal staff budget overview:
Andrew Lee, Fiscal Analyst, House of Representatives




Agency Testimony:
Johanna Clyborne, Commissioner, MNIT
Dana Bailey, Executive Director of Projects and Initiatives, MNIT
Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Joan Redwing, ?Chief of Enterprise Architecture, MNIT

The meeting was adjourned at 2:51 P.M.




Representative Paul Torkelson, Chair




Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Update from Department of Public Safety (DPS)/MN.IT on Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) status as well as new $43 million request for additional funding for MNLARS.
01:28 - Introductory comments by the Chair.
04:42 - Fox 9 TV story from Feb 18 was shown to the committee - "Secret recordings reveal untold story of MNLARS mess".
14:51 - Further comments.
16:55 - Public testimony:.
- Amber Backhaus – Vice President of Public Affairs, MN Auto Dealers Association.
- Bob Johnson – President, Insurance Federation of MN.
- Kelly Davison – Prior Lake Deputy Registrar.
- Jason Seeman – Office Supervisor, Insurance Auto Auctions.
41:50 - Budget overview of request by committee Fiscal Analyst Andrew Lee.
49:50 - Agency testimony:.
- Johanna Clyborne, MN.IT Commissioner.
- Dana Bailey, Executive Director for Projects and Initiatives at MN.IT.
- Joan Redwing, MN.IT Chief Enterprise Architect.
- Dawn Olson, DPS Driver and Vehicle Services Director.
- Mona Dohman, DPS Commissioner.
Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.


Update from DPS/MN-IT on Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) status as well as new $43 million request for additional funding for MNLARS

New MNLARS roadmap

Committee Fiscal staff budget overview of request by Andrew Lee

Governor Supplemental budget request authorization for $10 million for MNLARS project

Fox 9 TV story from Feb 18 will be shown to the committee - "Secret recordings reveal untold story of MNLARS mess"

Agency Testimony:
Johanna Clyborne, MNIT Commissioner
Dana Bailey, Executive Director for Projects and Initiatives at MNIT
Joan Redwing , MNIT Chief Enterprise Architect
Dawn Olson , DPS Driver and Vehicle Services Director
Mona Dohman, DPS Commissioner

Public Testimony:
Amber Backhaus – Vice President of Public Affairs, MN Auto Dealer Assc
Bob Johnson – President, Insurance Federation of MN
Kelly Davison - Prior Lake Deputy registrar
Jason Seeman , Office Supervisor, Insurance Auto Auctions