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Transportation Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 04, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair of the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00pm on February 4, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
KOEGEL, Erin, Vice-Chair
PETERSBURG, John, Lead
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

Chair Hornstein called the meeting order at 1:00pm. A quorum was present.

Representative Petersburg moved that the minutes of February 2 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Topics in Transportation Equity

Steve Belton, President, Twin Cities Urban League

Norma Miller, Job Developer, Twin Cities Urban League

St. Paul City Councilmember Mitra Jalali

Mayor Mike Elliott, City of Brooklyn Center

Tawanna Black, Founder and CEO, Center for Economic Inclusion

Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Jamez Staples, President, Renewable Energy Partners

Charles Frempong-Longdon, Jr., Sierra Club


HF 336 (Becker-Finn) Drivers' license suspension authority of commissioner of public safety modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, and report required.

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 336 be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee.

Chair Hornstein moved that the HF 336A4 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Jamie Becker-Finn gave an overview of HF 336, as amended.


Public testimony on HF 336, as amended

Mary Ellen Heng, Deputy City Attorney of Minneapolis

Camille Bryant, Public Defender for Hennepin County

Ismael Dore


Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF 336, as amended, be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

None.

There being 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 2:30pm.




Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair



Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF336 (Becker-Finn) - Drivers' license suspension authority by commissioner of public safety modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, and report required.
House TV Video:
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02:07 Transportation equity.
53:15 HF336 (Becker-Finn) Drivers' license suspension authority of commissioner of public safety modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, and report required.

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Topics in Transportation Equity

Steve Belton, Twin Cities Urban League

Norma Miller, Twin Cities Urban League

Jamez Staples, Renewable Energy Partners

Saint Paul City Councilmember Mitra Jalali

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott

Hennepin County Commissioner Angela Conley

Tawanna Black, Center for Economic Inclusion

Janiece Watts, Fresh Energy

Charles Frempong-Longdon, Sierra Club

HF336 (Becker-Finn) Drivers' license suspension authority of commissioner of public safety modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, and report required.

Agenda items may be added.

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