STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-THIRD SESSION
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair of the Transportation Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 08:31 A.M., on March 17, 2023, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
HORNSTEIN, Frank, Chair
TABKE, Brad, Vice-Chair
PETERSBURG, John, Minority Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Petersburg moved the minutes of March 16, 2023. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2183 (Elkins) Driver and vehicle services provisions modified, full-service providers established, full-service providers allowed to provide copies of driver and vehicle records, filing fees increased for driver’s license applications, requirement for new Minnesota residents to take written driver’s license exam eliminated, access to driver and vehicle services information system provisions modified, various changes made to driver and vehicle services procedures, report required, and money appropriated.
Chair Hornstein moved that HF2183 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future Transportation Finance and Policy omnibus bill.
Representative Elkins presented HF2183.
Testifiers on HF2183:
• Megan Gallagher, Regulations Analyst, Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services
• Jim Hurst, Lobbyist, Minnesota Deputy Registrars Association
• Julie Hanson, Lobbyist, Minnesota Association of County Officers
Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF2183 be laid over for possible inclusion in a future Transportation Finance and Policy omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.
HF2677 (Kraft) Metropolitan Council; climate action plan as part of comprehensive plan content required, land use study and report to legislature by council required, and money appropriated.
Chair Hornstein moved that HF2677 be rereferred to the Committee on State and Local Government Finance and Policy.
Representative Kraft moved the DE1 amendment to HF2677. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Kraft presented HF2677, as amended.
Testifiers on HF2677, as amended:
• Lou Miranda, Commissioner, Edina City Planning
• Sam Rockwell, Executive Director, Move Minnesota
• Erik Lind, Director Accessibility Observatory, Center for Transportation Studies
• Miguel Moravec, Associate, Rocky Mountain Institute
• Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
Representative Petersburg moved the A1 amendment to HF2677.
Representative Petersburg withdrew the A1 amendment to HF2677.
Chair Hornstein renewed the motion that HF2677, as amended, be rereferred to the Committee on State and Local Government Finance and Policy.
Representative Petersburg requested a roll call.
The clerk noted the roll:
There being 8 ayes, 4 nays, and 3 excused, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Hornstein adjourned the meeting at 10:02 A.M.
Representative Frank Hornstein, Chair
Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant