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Minnesota Legislature

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Meets: Tuesday and Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. in Room 5
Committee Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund (03A)
Vice Chair: Rep. Tou Xiong (53A)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Travis Reese 651-296-7175
Committee Legislative Assistant: Grace Doyle 651-296-5355

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, March 09, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

HF 1203 (Wolgamott) COVID-19; workers' compensation claim presumption extended.
Chris Parsons, President, Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters

HF 961 (Ecklund) Supervisory law enforcement unit added.
Paul VanVoorhis, President, State Patrol Supervisors Association

HF 1526 (Bliss) Veterans suicide prevention and awareness day established.

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Bills:
  • HF961 (Ecklund) - Supervisory law enforcement unit added.
  • HF1203 (Wolgamott) - COVID-19; workers' compensation claim presumption extended.
  • HF1526 (Bliss) - Veterans suicide prevention and awareness day established.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

HF 41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
HF 1484 (Keeler) Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
HF 984 (Lislegard) Outside contractors working at high-hazard facilities required to have apprenticeship-level training.

*Other Bills May Be Added*

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Bills:
  • HF41 (Frazier) - COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • HF984 (Lislegard) - Outside contractors working at high-hazard facilities required to have apprenticeship-level training.
  • HF1484 (Keeler) - Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

HF 1181 (Bernardy) Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plants. *Pending Referral*
HF 762 (Mekeland) Transfer of funds from contract recovery fund prohibited outside of stated purpose.
HF 803 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
HF XX (Long) A bill modifying the Public Labor Relations Act. Bill being introduced Monday, March 8. Draft language is posted in attachments

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Bills:
  • HF803 (Sundin) - Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
  • HF762 (Mekeland) - Transfer of funds from contract recovery fund prohibited outside of stated purpose.
  • HF1181 (Bernardy) - Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plants.