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FIRST MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

FIRST MEETING – Labor Policy Committee
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

COMMITTEE ON LABOR

MINUTES

Representative Mikael Sundin, Chair of the Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:32 P.M. on January 16th, 2019, in Room 120 of the Minnesota State Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)
RARICK, Jason
BRAND, Jeff
CLAFLIN, Anne
DETTMER, Bob
ECKLUND, Rob
FABIAN, Dan
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIPPERT, Todd
MEKELAND, Shane
NELSON, Michael
PERSELL, John
VOGEL, Bob
XIONG, Jay


The following members were excused:


No members were not present.

A quorum was present.

Representative Sundin, Chair, asked staff and members to make brief introductions.

Representative Sundin, Chair, asked all members to inform the Committee Administrator of any absences for future meetings of the Labor Policy Committee.

Ben Weeks, House Non-Partisan Research, informed members regarding his role and research services he offers.

The following people gave testimony regarding the structure, purview, funding and operations of the Department of Labor and Industry:

-Kristin Batson, Acting Commissioner of Dept. Labor and Industry,

-Chris Leifeld, Deputy Commissioner, Worker’s Compensation Division

-Heather McGannon, Assistant Commissioner, General Supports Division

- Scott McLellan, Assistant Commissioner, Construction Codes and Licensing, Labor Standards and Apprenticeship


The meeting was adjourned at 3:12 P.M.


Rep. Mikael Sundin, Chair

Andy Jorgensen, Committee Legislative Asst.



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Rep. Mikael Sundin, Chair


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Andy Jorgensen
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

Introduction of Members and Staff Staff Presentation Ben Weeks, House Research Analyst, House Research Overview from the Department of Labor and Industry Kristin Batson, Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Chris Leifeld, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

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