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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

FORTY SECOND MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Wednesday, March 16, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

MINUTES

Representative Ecklund, Chair of the Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. on March 16, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ECKLUND, Rob CHAIR
XIONG, Tou VICE CHAIR
DETTMER, Bob REPUBLICAN LEAD

MCDONALD, Joe REPUBLICAN LEAD
BERG, Kaela
BLISS, Matt
EDELSON, Heather
FREDERICK, Luke
GREENMAN, Emma
NELSON, Michael
POSTON, John
RALEIGH, Donald
SUNDIN, Mike


A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved to approve the minutes of March 15, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Ecklund moved that HF4272 be referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

Representative Davids presented HF4272.

Representative Ecklund renewed his motion that HF4272 be referred to the Capital Investment Committee. The vote was as follows:

Ayes:

Ecklund
Xiong
Dettmer
McDonald
Berg
Bliss
Edelson
Frederick
Greenman
Nelson
Poston
Raleigh
Sundin

There being 13 ayes and 0 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Xiong assumed the gavel.

Representative Ecklund moved that HF4177 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifiers on HF4177:

Roslyn Robertson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Kristy Swanson, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
John Thorson, Legislative Director and Political Coordinator, LiUNA Minnesota and North Dakota
Melissa Hysing, Legislative Director, Minnesota AFL-CIO
Sheri Hansen, Director Communications, Advocacy, and Public Outreach, American Institute of Architects Minnesota
Brian Stefanich, Bemidji Career Academies Director, ISD 31 Bemidji Area Schools
Dr. Barbara Doyle, Director of Workforce Solutions, Urban League Twin Cities
Scott McKown, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Representative Ecklund renewed his motion that HF4177 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Vice-Chair Xiong adjourned the meeting at 4:22 p.m.




Rep. Ecklund, CHAIR




Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4177 (Ecklund) - Department of Labor and Industry, Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, and Bureau of Mediation Services funding provided; policy and technical changes made; OSHA penalty conformity changes made; fair labor standards established for agricultural workers; combative sports regulated; Public Employment Relations Board modified; refinery safety requirements established; agriculture worker wellness provisions established; reports required; rulemaking required; and money appropriated.
  • HF4272 (Davids) - Bemidji, Montevideo, and Preston; veteran home funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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02:01 - HF4272 (Davids) Bemidji, Montevideo, and Preston; veteran home funding provided, and money appropriated.
05:52 - HF4177 (Ecklund) Department of Labor and Industry and Minnesota Management and Budget funding provided, policy and technical changes made, OSHA penalty compliance provided, agricultural and food processing worker far labor standards modified, earned sick and safe time provided, combative sports modified, civil penalties adopted, rulemaking authorized, reports required, and money appropriated.
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HF 4272 (Davids) Bemidji, Montevideo, and Preston; veteran home funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 4177 (Ecklund) Department of Labor and Industry and Minnesota Management and Budget funding provided, policy and technical changes made, OSHA penalty compliance provided, agricultural and food processing worker far labor standards modified, earned sick and safe time provided, combative sports modified, civil penalties adopted, rulemaking authorized, reports required, and money appropriated.
- Roslyn Robertson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
- John Thorson, Legislative Director and Political Coordinator, LiUNA Minnesota and North Dakota
- Melissa Hysing, Legislative Director, Minnesota AFL-CIO
- Sheri Hansen, Director Communications, Advocacy, and Public Outreach, American Institute of Architects Minnesota
- Brian Stefanich, Bemidji Career Academies Director, ISD 31 Bemdiji Area Schools
- Dr. Barbara Doyle, Director of Workforce Solutions, Urban League Twin Cities

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