STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Tim Kelly, Co-Chair of the Joint Transportation Policy and Finance Committee, began the twenty-ninth meeting at 12:51 PM on March 14, 2016 in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
KELLY, Tim, Chair KOZNICK, Jon
PETERSBURG, John, VC LUCERO, Eric
ANDERSON, CHAD MASIN, Sandra
ANDERSON, Mark MCNAMARA, Denny
BERNARDY, Connie NASH, Jim
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve NORTON, Kim
ERHARDT, Ron RUNBECK, Linda
HAUSMAN, Alice SANDERS, Tim
HORNSTEIN, Frank SUNDIN, Mike
HOWE, Jeff UGLEM, Mark
JOHNSON, Clark WHELAN, Abigail
Representative Kelly began the meeting at 12:51 PM.
James Nobles, Minnesota Legislative Auditor, and David Kirchner, Evaluation Manager with the Minnesota Legislative Auditor’s office presented the findings in a legislative program evaluation on the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) project selection process.
Charles A. Zelle, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Mark Gieseke, Director of the MnDOT Office of Transportation Management, responded to the program evaluation performed by the Minnesota Legislative Auditor.
Representative Kelly recessed the joint committee at 2:54 PM.
Representative Kelly called the House Transportation Policy and Finance Committee meeting to order at 5:08 PM.
Representative Sanders moved to approve the minutes of April 23, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Sanders moved to approve the minutes of February 15, 2016. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1732 (Smith) Metropolitan Council required to consult with the Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee on procurements.
Representative Kelly moved HF1732 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Kelly moved the H1732DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Kelly moved the following oral amendment: On P.3 L. 9 delete everything after “2”, P.3 L. 10, delete everything before the period, P.3 delete subdivision 7. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Laura Bordelon, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of HF1732.
Twila Brase, President of Citizens Council for Health Freedom, testified in opposition to HF1732.
Tim Nolan, We the People, testified in opposition to HF1732.
Representative Drazkowski moved the following oral amendment: On P.1 L. 18 delete “under”, P.1 L.19 delete “subdivision 7”. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Kelly renewed his motion to re-refer HF1732, as amended, to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:57 PM.
Representative Tim Kelly, Chair
Josh Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant