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EIGHTH MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 March 6th 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

The following members were excused:

XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.


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

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to reconsider the vote by which the minutes from January 30, 2019.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Sundin moved to approve the minutes as corrected.

Rep. Nelson moved to adopt the minutes from January 30, 2019.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to reconsider the vote by which the minutes from February 6, 2019.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to approve the minutes as corrected.

Rep. Lippert moved to adopt the minutes from February 6, 2019.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 1507 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt H1507A1 to HF 1507.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 1507:

Rep. Stephenson, bill author
John Schlatter, Takeda
Lily Melander, Medical Alley Association
Kevin McKinnon, DEED

Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 1507 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Koegel assumed the gavel.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 879 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

The following people testified on HF 879:

Rep. Sundin, bill author
Patrick Lee-O’Halloran, Thompson Tarasek Lee-O’Halloran
Jim Cownie, MnDOT
Mark Belinske, Kraus Anderson
Remy Stone, Builders Association of Minnesota

Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 879 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin assumed the gavel.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 1860 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Vogel moved to adopt H1860A2 to HF 1860

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 1860:

Rep. Hansen, bill author
David Kirchner, Legislative Auditors Office
Bernie Hesse, United Food and Commercial Workers

Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 1860 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The meeting was adjourned at 3:22 PM.


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 879 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified. HF 1507 (Stephenson) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified HF 1860 (Hansen) Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF1507 (Stephenson) - Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF879 (Sundin) - Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
  • HF1860 (Hansen) - Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided, and money appropriated.
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02:33 - HF1507 (Stephenson) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated. 25:34 - HF879 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified. 42:19 - HF1860 (Hansen) Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided, and money appropriated. Runs 52 minutes.