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SEVENTH MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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 P.M. on February 27th 2019, in Room 120 of the Minnesota State Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SUNDIN, Mikael (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:

KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)

A quorum was present.


Rep. Persell moved that the minutes of the committee meeting held on February 20th, 2019 be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 947 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt H947A1 to HF 947.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt "Page 1, line 20, delete "A person" and insert "An individual" to H947A1.

IT WAS INCORPORATED


Rep. Sundin moved to adopt H947A1 as amended to HF 947.


The following people testified on H947A1:

Kate Perushek, Department of Labor and Industry


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion to adopt H947A1 as amended to HF 947.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 947:

Rep. Mahoney, bill author
Erin Maye Quade, Gender Justice


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 947 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 878 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt H878A1 to HF 878.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt "Page 1, delete line 6" to H878A1.

IT WAS INCORPORATED


The following people testified on H878A1:

Irene Kao – League of MN Cities


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion to adopt H878A1 as amended to HF 878.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 878:

Rep. Mahoney, bill author
Wayne Waslaski, MN Department of Administration
Chris Byrd, Benton County Engineer
Laura Ziegler, Associated General Contractors
Irene Kao, League of MN Cities
Mark Maloney, City of Shoreview
Donna Gulden, Homeco Insulation, Inc.
Mark Jaster, Century Construction Co.
Jason Tarasek, Thompson Tarasek Lee-O’Halloran


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 878 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Brand moved that HF 726 be re-referred to Government Operations.


The following people testified on HF 726:

Rep. Brand, bill author
Scott McLellan, Department of Labor and Industry
Remi Stone, Builders Association of Minnesota
Nick Erickson, Regulatory Affairs Manager for Housing First Minnesota

Rep. Brand renewed his motion that HF 726 be re-referred to Government Operations.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to recall the minutes from Feb. 20th

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


Rep. Sundin moved that the minutes of the committee meeting held on February 20th, 2019, as corrected, be approved.

THE MOTION PREVAILED by voice vote.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:59 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



More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF 947 (Mahoney) Employers prohibited from requiring disclosure of past wages HF 726 (Brand) MN State Building Code stakeholder group established HF 878 (Mahoney) Building and construction contract retainage requirements modified HF 879 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified. **Bill Removed: HF 906 (Moran)** If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF726 (Brand) - State Building Code; commissioner of labor and industry required to convene a stakeholder group to review and make recommendations on the building code to the legislature.
  • HF878 (Mahoney) - Building and construction contract retainage requirements modified.
  • HF879 (Sundin) - Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
  • HF947 (Mahoney) - Employers prohibited from requiring past wage disclosure, and civil penalties imposed.
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00:41 - HF947 (Mahoney) Employers prohibited from requiring past wage disclosure, and civil penalties imposed. 20:46 - HF878 (Mahoney) Building and construction contract retainage requirements modified. 1:00:11 - HF726 (Brand) State Building Code; commissioner of labor and industry required to convene a stakeholder group to review and make recommendations on the building code to the legislature. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.