1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2395 as follows:
1.2Page 21, after line 24, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.56, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.4    Subdivision 1. Report required. (a) The commissioner of transportation shall
1.5submit a report by December 15 of each year on (1) the status of major highway projects
1.6completed during the previous two years or under construction or planned during the year
1.7of the report and for the ensuing 15 years, and (2) trunk highway fund expenditures, and
1.8(3) efficiency measures.
1.9(b) For purposes of this section, a "major highway project" is a highway project that
1.10has a total cost for all segments that the commissioner estimates at the time of the report
1.11to be at least (1) $15,000,000 in the metropolitan highway construction district, or (2)
1.12$5,000,000 in any nonmetropolitan highway construction district.

1.13    Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.56, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.14to read:
1.15    Subd. 2b. Report contents; efficiency measures. (a) The commissioner shall
1.16include in the report information on efficiencies implemented in the previous year with an
1.17explanation of measures used to calculate efficiency-related savings. The calculation must
1.18include the impact of the state right-of-way acquisition loan account in the trunk highway
1.19fund, the use of the right-of-way acquisition loan fund in the seven-county metropolitan
1.20area, and the allocation of federal funds for state-aid projects. The report must calculate
1.21the value of the savings achieved and report on the planned uses of the dollars saved.
1.22(b) The legislative auditor shall review the cost-savings calculation reported by
1.23the commissioner."
1.24Page 21, line 35, delete "and"
1.25Page 22, line 2, delete the period and insert "; and"
1.26Page 22, after line 2, insert:
2.1"(5) exchange funds for 25 projects annually."
2.2Page 25, after line 8, insert:

2.3    "Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 473.3925, is amended to read:
2.5(a) The Metropolitan Council, in preparing bid specifications for bus purchases, shall
2.6ensure that the specifications conform, to the greatest extent practicable, with products
2.7that are manufactured in this state.
2.8(b) The Metropolitan Council shall set a goal for accelerating the purchase of hybrid
2.9and alternative fuel vehicles that will provide a cost savings on fuel purchases of at least 5
2.10percent in calendar year 2015 and each calendar year thereafter.

2.12(a) The Metropolitan Council shall submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority
2.13members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and
2.14finance, describing efficiencies and revenue enhancements implemented and the resulting
2.15savings. The report must include details concerning the application of savings to the
2.16expansion of the metropolitan transit system.
2.17(b) The legislative auditor shall review the cost-savings calculation reported by the
2.18Metropolitan Council."
2.19Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.20Amend the title accordingly