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Minnesota Legislature

NINTH MEETING - Labor

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 2:34 P.M. on March 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

The following members were excused:

XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.


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

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 1241 be re-referred to Ways and Means.


The following people testified on HF 1241:

Rep. Mahoney, bill author
Brad Lehto, MN AFL-CIO


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 1241 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 2313 be re-referred to Ways and Means.


The following people testified on HF 2313:

Rep. Mahoney, bill author
Scott McLellan, Assistant Commissioner, MN Dept. of Labor and Industry


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 2313 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 2000 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt A19 to HF 2000.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 2000:

Rep. Lee, bill author
Scott Beutel, Department of Human Rights


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion to that HF 2000 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 557 be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.


Rep. Sundin moved that H0557A1 be adopted to HF 557.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 557:

Rep. Mann, bill author
Dave Racer
Mary Krinkie, MN Hospital Association
Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D.
Santo Cruz, CentraCare Health Systems


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 557 as amended to re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Rep. Vogel requested a roll call.

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

NAYS:

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

With 9 ayes and 4 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Koegel assumed the gavel.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 2311 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

The following people testified on HF 2311:

Rep. Sundin, bill author
Laura Zajac, General Counsel, MN Department of Labor and Industry
Kevin Gregerson


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 2311 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Koegel recessed the Labor Committee at 3:59 PM.


Representative Mikael Sundin, Chair of the Labor Committee, reconvened the meeting to order at 7:05 P.M. on March 13th 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
VOGEL, Bob (GOP Lead)
CLAFLIN, Anne
DETTMER, Bob
ECKLUND, Rob
FABIAN, Dan
HORNSTEIN, Frank
NELSON, Michael
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

The following members were excused:

KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)
BRAND, Jeff
LIPPERT, Todd
MEKELAND, Shane

A quorum was present.


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 2001 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Rep. Sundin moved to adopt A19 to HF 2001.

Rep. Sundin moved that “Page 1, delete lines 3 and 4 and insert: "Page 1, line 22, delete "to the commissioner" and after the first period insert "Determinations of exempt status shall be made by the commissioner of human rights."" be adopted to A19.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved to adopt A19 as amended to HF 2001.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


The following people testified on HF 2001:

Rep. Cantrell, bill author
Scott Beutel, Department of Human Rights


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 2001 as amended be re-referred to Ways and Means.

THE MOTION PREVAILED


Rep. Sundin moved that HF 2274 be re-referred to Ways and Means.


The following people testified on HF 2274:

Rep. Claflin, bill author
Brad Lehto, MN AFL-CIO
Bruce Miller, Minnesota Farmers Union


Rep. Fabian requested a roll call.


Rep. Sundin renewed his motion that HF 2274 be re-referred to Ways and Means.


The vote was as follows:

AYES:

SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
CLAFLIN, Anne
ECKLUND, Rob
HORNSTEIN, Frank
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

NAYS

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

There being 6 ayes and 3 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED


The meeting was adjourned at 7:52 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

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF 1241 (Mahoney) Minnesota Call Center Jobs Act HF 2313 (Mahoney) Labor and industry; housekeeping changes made. HF 557 (Mann) Physician-patient relationship protected by prohibiting noncompete agreements. HF 2000 (Lee) Contractors obtaining workforce and equal pay certificates required. HF 2001 (Cantrell) Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured. HF 2311 (Sundin) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted. If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF2311 (Sundin) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, and implementation of the workers' compensation Claims Access and Management Platform User System (CAMPUS) authorized.
  • HF2313 (Mahoney) - Labor and industry; housekeeping changes made.
  • HF2313 (Mahoney) - Labor and industry; housekeeping changes made.
  • HF2311 (Sundin) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, and implementation of the workers' compensation Claims Access and Management Platform User System (CAMPUS) authorized.
  • HF2000 (Lee) - Contract and certificate of compliance requirements changed
  • HF557 (Mann) - Physician-patient relationship protected by prohibiting noncompete agreements.
  • HF1241 (Mahoney) - Minnesota Call Center Jobs Act; call center or customer service operation relocation notice required, and recapture of public subsidies provided.
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HF2001 (Cantrell) Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured. 12:32 - HF2274 (Claflin) Weekly hours worked required for overtime compensation modified. Run 46 minutes.