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Transportation Finance and Policy

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 18, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 March 18, 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
EKLINS, Steve
FREDERICK, Luke
HAUSMAN, Alice
HEINRICH, John
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Bjorn
RICHARDSON, Ruth
TORKELSON, Paul
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Rep. Petersburg moved to adopt the minutes from the March 16 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 1199 (Klevorn) - Driving privilege reinstatement with ignition interlock provided.

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 1199 be referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Klevorn gave an overview of HF 1199.

Chair Hornstein moved that the H1199A4 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Public Testimony on HF 1199, as amended

David Bernstein, Chair, MN DWI Task Force
Alex Otte, MADD President

Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF 1199, as amended, be referred to the Ways and Means Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

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

NAYS:

None.

There being 16 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 985 (Torkelson) Ten percent of trunk highway fund statutorily appropriated to corridors of commerce program, and corridors of commerce project selection criteria amended.

Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 985 for possible inclusion in a finance bill.

Rep. Torkelson gave an overview of HF 985.

Public Testimony on HF 985

Shane Zhart, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Erik Rudeen, MnDOT Government Affairs

Chair Hornstein laid over HF 985.


HF 41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 41 be rereferred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee.

Rep. Frazier gave an overview of HF 41.

Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF 41 be rereferred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES:

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

NAYS:

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

There being 9 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILS.


HF 2126 (Xiong) Crash report release to prosecuting attorneys authorized.

Chair Hornstein moved that HF 2126 be rereferred to the General Register.

Rep. Xiong gave an overview of HF 2126.

Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF 2126 be rereferred to the General Register. The results were as follows:

AYES:

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

NAYS:

None.

There being 16 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.

Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 381 for possible inclusion in a finance bill.

Chair Hornstein moved that the H0381DE1 amendment be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Sundin gave an overview of HF 381, as amended.

Chair Hornstein laid over HF 381.


Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 2:30pm.



Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair


Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2126 (Xiong) - Crash report release to prosecuting attorneys authorized.
  • HF1199 (Klevorn) - Driving privilege reinstatement with ignition interlock provided, manufacturers of ignition interlock device required to pay for operating malfunctions, and money appropriated.
  • HF958 (Torkelson) - Ten percent of trunk highway fund statutorily appropriated to corridors of commerce program, and corridors of commerce project selection criteria amended.
  • HF381 (Sundin) - Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
  • HF41 (Frazier) - COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to employees excluded from federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:07 HF1199 (Klevorn) Driving privilege reinstatement with ignition interlock provided.
16:32 HF958 (Torkelson) Ten percent of trunk highway fund statutorily appropriated to corridors of commerce program, and corridors of commerce project selection criteria amended.
47:41 HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
1:03:39 HF2126 (Xiong) Crash report release to prosecuting attorneys authorized.
1:13:43 HF381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.




*PLEASE NOTE: The committee may recess at 2:30 PM and reconvene at 5:00PM to continue the agenda. If the committee adjourns prior to completing the full agenda, bills may be added to the agenda on Friday, March 19*

HF2126 (Xiong) - Crash report release to prosecuting attorneys authorized.
HF1199 (Klevorn) - Driving privilege reinstatement with ignition interlock provided.
HF958 (Torkelson) - Ten percent of trunk highway fund statutorily appropriated to corridors of commerce program, and corridors of commerce project selection criteria amended.
HF381 (Sundin) - Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
HF41 (Frazier) - COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Agenda items may be added or removed.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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Materials related to this meeting are available online: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to House Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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