STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH 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 8:30am on May 12, 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.
Vice Chair Koegel assumed the gavel at 8:33am.
HF4818 (Hornstein): Race and ethnicity data collection on drivers' license and ID card applications authorized, and money appropriated.
Rep. Hornstein moved that HF 4818 be referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.
Rep. Hornstein gave an overview on HF 4818.
Public Testimony on HF 4818:
Commissioner John Harrington, Department of Public Safety
Professor Chris Uggen, Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of Minnesota
Kristy Snyder, Director, Twin Cities Opportunity Youth Network
Justin Terrell, Executive Director, Minnesota Justice Research Center
Rep. Hornstein renewed the motion to refer HF 4818 to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law. The results were as follows:
There being 9 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF4599 (Heinrich): Street pavement life-cycle cost analysis requirements amended
Rep. Heinrich gave an overview of HF 4599.
Public Testimony on HF 4599:
Joe Bagnoli, Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota
Dan Labo, Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota
Abbey Bryduck, Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association
Nancy Daubenberger, Interim Commissioner, MnDOT
Rep. Hornstein assumed the gavel at 9:45am.
HF3160 (Hausman): Passenger rail infrastructure funding provided, bonds included, and money appropriated.
Rep. Hausman gave an overview of HF 3160.
Public Testimony on HF 3160:
Brian Nelson, All Aboard Minnesota
Suzie Nakasian, Northfield City Council
Nort Johnson, President and CEO, Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
Galen Malecha, Rice County Commissioner
HF3718 (Hausman): Universal transit mobility implementation provided, various governing transit requirements in the metropolitan area amended, comprehensive planning requirements amended, property tax levies authorized, bonds issued, and allocation requirements for county transportation sales and use tax amended.
Rep. Hausman gave an overview of HF 3718.
Public Testimony on HF 3718:
James Schoettler, Citizen Advocates for Regional Transit (CART)
Mathews Hollinshead, Citizen Advocates for Regional Transit
Ryan Timlin, President ATU 1005
Update on the Dedicated Funds Expenditures Task Force Report
Craig Gustafson, MnDOT
Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 4:47pm.
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair
Dan Dodge, Committee Legislative Assistant