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SIXTH MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH 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 2:31 P.M. on February 20th 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. Lippert moved that the minutes of the committee meeting held on February 13th, 2019 be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 769 be referred to the Government Operations committee.

The following people testified on HF 769:

Rep. Lyndon Carlson, bill author
Jonathan Bohn, Inter-Faculty Organization

Nicole Blissenbach, Chair, Public Employment Relations Board


Rep. Vogel moved that A1 amendment be adopted.

THE MOTION FAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Vogel moved that the A2 amendment be adopted.

THE MOTION FAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 769 be referred to the Government Operations committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 295 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The following people testified regarding HF 295:

Rep. Jim Davnie, bill author
Wade Luneberg, Secretary Treasurer, UNITE HERE Minnesota
Kenn Rockler

Rep. Koegel requested a roll call vote.

Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 295 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

A roll call vote occurred and the vote was as follows:

AYES

SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)
CLAFLIN, Anne
LIPPERT, Todd
NELSON, Michael
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

NAYS

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

ABSENT

BRAND, Jeff
ECKLUND, Rob
HORNSTEIN, Frank


With 7 ayes and 4 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Koegel moved that HF 905 be re-referred to the Ways and Means committee.

The following people testified on HF 905:

Rep. Erin Koegel, bill author
Anna Odegaard, Legislative Advocate, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition
Elba Castillo, Financial Services Coordinator, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties.
Jacqueline Arias, St. Paul resident

Rep. Koegel renewed her motion that HF 905 be re-referred to the Ways and Means committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:45 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:

HF 769 (Carlson, L) Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated. HF 295 (Davnie) Credit card charge wage deductions modified. HF 905 (Koegel) Getting to work grant program created, reports required, and money appropriated. If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF295 (Davnie) - Credit card charge wage deductions modified.
  • HF769 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF905 (Koegel) - Getting to work grant program created, reports required, and money appropriated.
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