STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair of the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00pm on March 10, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
KOEGEL, Erin, Vice-Chair
PETERSBURG, John, Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Petersburg moved that the March 8 minutes be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3600 (Long) - Evacuation notice system performance reporting required
Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 3600 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Rep. Long gave an overview of HF 3600.
Public Testimony on HF 3600
Jon Wolfgram, Chief Engineer, Office of Pipeline Safety, Department of Public Safety
Sarah Psick, Associated General Contractors of Minnesota
Chair Hornstein laid over HF 3600.
HF3635 (Davnie) - Transit operator training on assisting passengers with disabilities required
Chair Hornstein moved to rerefer HF 3635 to the General Register.
Rep. Davnie gave an overview of HF 3635.
Public Testimony on HF 3635
Cynthia Callais, Brain Injury Alliance of Minnesota
Judd Schetnan, Met Council
Chair Hornstein renewed the motion to rerefer HF 3635 to the General Register. The results were as follows:
There being 17 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2941 (Torkelson) – Minnesota Rail Service Improvement Program funding
Chair Hornstein moved to lay over HF 2941 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Rep. Torkelson gave an overview of HF 2941.
Public Testimony on HF 2941
Tina Ryberg, VP for Operations and Administration for the Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Vice-Chair Koegel assumed the gavel at 1:48pm.
Chair Koegel laid over HF 2941.
Trunk Highway Bonding Overview and Update, MnDOT
Josh Knatterud-Hubinger, MnDOT Chief Financial Officer
Chair Koegel adjourned the meeting at 2:11pm.
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair
Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant