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FIFTH MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 2:30 PM on February 13th 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)
VOGEL, Bob (GOP Lead)
BRAND, Jeff
CLAFLIN, Anne
DETTMER, Bob
ECKLUND, Rob
FABIAN, Dan
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIPPERT, Todd
MEKELAND, Shane
NELSON, Michael
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

The following members were excused:


A quorum was present.


Rep. Dettmer moved that the minutes of the committee meeting held on February 6th, 2019 be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to reconsider the vote by which HF 6 was referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.

Rep. Sundin moved that HF 6 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 11 be referred to the Government Operations Committee.

The following people testified regarding HF 11:

Rep. John Lesch, bill author
Elizabeth Spehar, Main Street Alliance
Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce
Raye Perez, TakeAction Minnesota
Jessica Looman, Knitcraft Corporation
Elaina Hane, Minnesota Nurses Association
Wendy Wulff
Stephanie Menning, Minnesota Utility Contractors Association
Samantha Serrano, CTUL
Kerem Munoz, CTUL
Adam Hanson, Associated Builders and Contractors Association
Ed Stuart, ISAIAH
Javen Swanson, ISAIAH
Bruce Nustad, Minnesota Retailers Association
Wintana Melekin, Main Street Alliance
Henry Scott


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 11 will be re-referred to the Government Operations Committee.

Rep. Koegel requested a roll call vote.

The vote was as follows:

AYES

SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)
BRAND, Jeff
CLAFLIN, Anne
ECKLUND, Rob
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIPPERT, Todd
NELSON, Michael
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

NAYS

VOGEL, Bob (GOP Lead)
DETTMER, Bob
FABIAN, Dan
MEKELAND, Shane

With 10 ayes and 4 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:52 P.M.


Rep. Mikael Sundin

Andy Jorgensen, Committee Legislative Asst.


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Rep. Mikael Sundin, Chair




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Andy Jorgensen
Committee Legislative Asst.
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Agenda:

HF 6 (Mahoney) Wage Theft prohibited **Bill is being reconsidered to fix a clerical mistake, no testimony will be taken** HF 11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time If you would like to testify on HF 11 please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF11 (Lesch) - Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF6 (Mahoney) - Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated.
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00:34 - HF6 (Mahoney) Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated. * HF6 was reconsidered to fix a clerical mistake; no testimony was taken. 01:19 - HF11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, and reports required. Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.