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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - April 15, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON LABOR, WORKPLACE, AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES

MINUTES

Representative Sheldon Johnson, Chair of the Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:30 A.M. on April 15, 2013, in Room 118 of the State Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

JOHNSON, Sheldon (Chair)
SUNDIN, Mikael (Vice-Chair)
BENSON, Mike
FISCHER, Peter
HOPPE, Joe
KIEFFER, Andrea
LAINE, Carolyn
METSA, Jason
NELSON, Michael
O’NEILL, Marion
SIMONSON, Erik
UGLEM, Mark

The following member(s) were excused:

MASIN, Sandra
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
SAVICK, Shannon

A quorum was present.

Representative Simonson moved that the minutes of March 20, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1765 (Nelson) Labor peace agreements required for receipt of public funds.

Representative Nelson moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations.

The following people testified on HF 1765:

Representative Michael Nelson

Representative Nelson moved that HF 1765 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration with a recommended re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations.

Representative Benson requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

JOHNSON
FISCHER
METSA
NELSON
SIMONSON
SUNDIN

The following members voted in the negative:

BENSON
KIEFFER
O’NEILL
UGLEM

Being 6 votes in the affirmative and 4 in the negative: THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 985 (Johnson) Telecommunications enforcement authority clarified, new requirements for tariffs added, proprietary information protected, criteria for certificates of authority specified, alternative regulation plans terminated, definitions added, technical corrections made, obsolete provisions removed, and conforming changes made.

Chair Johnson moved that HF 985 be laid over for consideration in the 2014 Legislative Session.

The following people testified on HF 985:

Scott Bohler, Frontier Communications
Brent Christianson, MTA
Peter Brickwedde, Department of Commerce
Dan Lipschultz, Integra Telecom and other CLEC’s

The meeting was adjourned at 10:52 A.M.








Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Chair




Connor McNutt, Committee Legislative Asst.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF985 (Johnson) - Telecommunications enforcement authority clarified, new requirements for tariffs added, proprietary information protected, criteria for certificates of authority specified, alternative regulation plans terminated, definitions added, technical corrections made, obsolete provisions removed, and conforming changes made.

HF985 will be heard for informational purposes only.
HF1765 (Nelson) Labor peace agreements required for receipt of public funds.