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Transportation Finance and Policy

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 26, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 1:15pm on February 26, 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
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

Members excused:

RICHARDSON, Ruth

A quorum was present.

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HF 1306 (Elkins) Metropolitan Council authorized to issue administrative citations for transit fare evasion and impose civil fines, and technical and clarifying changes made

Rep. Elkins moved that HF 1306 be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Committee.

Rep. Elkins gave an overview of HF 1306.

Public Testimony on HF 1306

Wes Kooistra, General Manager, Metro Transit
Will Schroeer, East Metro Strong
Finn McGarrity, Move Minnesota
Madi Johnson, Clean Transportation and Membership Organizer, MN 350
Amity Foster, Twin Cities Transit Riders Union
Claire Pardubsky

Rep. Koznick moved that the H1306DE1 amendment be adopted.

Rep. Koznick withdrew the H1306DE1 amendment.

Rep. Torkelson moved that the H1306A1 amendment be adopted. Rep. Torkelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:

PETERSBURG, John
BAHR, Cal
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
OLSON, Bjorn
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:

HORNSTEIN, Frank
KOEGEL, Erin
BERNARDY, Connie
ELKINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael

EXCUSED:

RICHARDSON, Ruth

There being 7 AYES and 9 NAYS and 1 EXCUSED, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Petersburg moved that the H1306A2 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Elkins renewed the motion that HF 1306, as amended, be referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

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

NAYS:

BAHR, Cal

EXCUSED:

RICHARDSON, Ruth

There being 15 AYES and 1 NAY and 1 EXCUSED, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 2:45pm.




Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair


Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF1306 (Elkins) - Metropolitan Council authorized to issue administrative citations for transit fare evasion and impose civil fines, technical and clarifying changes made, and report required.
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HF1306 (Elkins) Metropolitan Council authorized to issue administrative citations for transit fare evasion and impose civil fines, and technical and clarifying changes made.

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