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Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 a.m. in Room 200
Committee Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney (67A)
Vice Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor (60B)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Travis Reese 651-296-7175
Committee Legislative Assistant: Michael Mollner 651-296-4288

Division Reports

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Time Note:

The committee is expected to recess at 9:30 AM and reconvene later that evening, time and location is TBD, to take up HF 5, HF 6, and HF 11

Agenda:

HF 119 (Sundin) Helmets to Hard hats
HF 975 (Richardson) Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided
HF 1091 (Noor) Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Learn to Earn/Teen Teamworks youth employment program funding provided
HF 1860 (Hansen) Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided
HF 2151 (Gunther) Entrepreneurial development funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 1253 (Stephenson) Barriers to employment for people with mental illness report required, and money appropriated.
HF 2235 (Mahoney) Minnesota investment fund and job creation fund funded projects' required wage levels modified.



Bills:
  • HF119 (Sundin) - Helmets to Hard Hats grant funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1091 (Noor) - Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Learn to Earn/Teen Teamworks youth employment program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF975 (Richardson) - Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2151 (Gunther) - Entrepreneurial development funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1860 (Hansen) - Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1253 (Stephenson) - Barriers to employment for people with mental illness report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2235 (Mahoney) - Minnesota investment fund and job creation fund funded projects' required wage levels modified.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 5 (Halverson) Paid Family Medical Leave Act
HF 6 (Mahoney) Wage Theft prohibited
HF 11 (Lesch) Earned Sick and Safe Time

Bills:
  • HF5 (Halverson) - Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
  • HF6 (Mahoney) - Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated.
  • HF11 (Lesch) - Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, and reports required.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 1216 (Schultz) Duluth Regional Exchange District
HF 2413 (Moran) St. Paul; Rondo Community Land Trust grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 905 (Koegel) Getting to work grant program created
HF 1507 (Stephenson) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated.
HF 1424 (Stephenson) Student loan advocate established, licensure of student loan servicers required, certain practices prohibited in student loan servicing, and report required.
HF 2120 (Noor) Cedar Riverside Partnership grant authorized, and money appropriated
HF 2287 (Noor) Information technology grants to increase apprentice numbers funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 2491 (Sundin) Independent contractor definition in trucking and messenger/courier
industries modified
HF 879 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
HF 878 (Mahoney) Building and construction contract retainage requirements modified.
HF 2138 (Mahoney) Minority-owned business development assistance service competitive grant funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 2043 (Mahoney) Pathways to prosperity grant program

Bills:
  • HF905 (Koegel) - Getting to work grant program created, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1216 (Schultz) - Duluth; regional exchange district establishment authorized, state general sales tax exemption provided, advisory board created, powers and duties conferred, tax abatement and tax increment financing rules provided, local sales and use tax imposition authorized, state appropriation bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2043 (Mahoney) - Pathways to prosperity grant program codified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1507 (Stephenson) - Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF2120 (Noor) - Hennepin County; Cedar Riverside Partnership grant authorized, and money appropriated.
  • HF2287 (Noor) - Information technology grants to increase apprentice numbers funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2413 (Moran) - St. Paul; Rondo Community Land Trust grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF878 (Mahoney) - Building and construction contract retainage requirements modified.
  • HF879 (Sundin) - Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
  • HF2138 (Mahoney) - Minority-owned business development assistance service competitive grant funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2491 (Sundin) - Independent contractor definition in trucking and messenger/courier industries modified.
  • HF1424 (Stephenson) - Student loan advocate established, licensure of student loan servicers required, certain practices prohibited in student loan servicing, and report required.
Bills Removed:
  • HF841 (Moran) - Women of Color Opportunity Act enacted, pilot projects created, report required, and money appropriated.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 2567 (Her) Workforce training and entrepreneurship investment to close Minnesotans of color opportunity gaps funding provided
HF 1931 (Moran) Lifetrack job training nonprofit organization grant funding provided
HF 1933 (Moran) Lifetrack nonprofit organization building maintenance grant provided
HF 769 (Carlson, L) Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.
HF 2341 (Mariani) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1553 (Poppe) Greater Minnesota community design and economic development statewide resource created, and money appropriated.
HF 2580 (Xiong, T) Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2622 (Mahoney) Workforce development program biannual inventory mandated, reports required, and money appropriated.

**Bills May be Added**

Bills:
  • HF2567 (Her) - Workforce training and entrepreneurship investment to close Minnesotans of color opportunity gaps funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1931 (Moran) - Lifetrack job training nonprofit organization grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1933 (Moran) - Lifetrack nonprofit organization building maintenance grant provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF769 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF2341 (Mariani) - ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1553 (Poppe) - Greater Minnesota community design and economic development statewide resource created, and money appropriated.
  • HF2580 (Xiong) - Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2622 (Mahoney) - Workforce development program biannual inventory mandated, reports required, and money appropriated.
Bills Removed:
  • HF1424 (Stephenson) - Student loan advocate established, licensure of student loan servicers required, certain practices prohibited in student loan servicing, and report required.