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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

NINETEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH 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 8:16 A.M. on March 6, 2014, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

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
MASIN, Sandra
METSA, Jason
NELSON, Michael
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
O’NEILL, Marion
SAVICK, Shannon
SIMONSON, Erik
UGLEM, Mark

A quorum was present.

Representative Sundin moved that the minutes of March 5, 2014 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2285 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.

Chair Johnson moved that HF 2285 be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs.

Chair Johnson moved the H2285A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 2285:

Leon Lillie, Representative
Greg Hubinger, Director, LLC

Chair Johnson moved that HF 2285, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2366 (Rosenthal) Unemployment benefits eligibility modified when applicant is a victim of sexual assault or stalking.

Chair Johnson moved that HF 2366 be re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy.

Chair Johnson moved the H2366A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Johnson moved the H2366A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 2366:

Paul Rosenthal, Representative
Caroline Palmer, MN Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Kim Babine, MN DEED
Ben Gerber, MN Chamber of Commerce
Jennifer Schaubach, AFLCIO


Chair Johnson moved that HF 2366, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2615 (Simonson) Broadband service expansion to underserved areas grant program established, and money appropriated.

Representative Simonson moved that HF 2615 be re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy.

Representative Simonson moved the H2615A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF 2615:

Erik Simonson, Representative
Gary Evans, President, Greater MN Partnership
Dan Dorman, Executive Director, Greater MN Partnership
Margaret Anderson-Kelliher, Governor’s Broadband Task Force
Shelly Jonas, City Council Member, Annandale
Kelly Hinnenkamp, City Administrator, Annandale
Deb Reitmeier, Administrator, Annandale Health & Community Services
Abby Byduck, Policy Analyst, Association of MN Counties
Tony Mendoza, Attorney, MN Cable Communications Association
Brent Christianson, President, MN Telecom Alliance

Representative Simonson moved that HF 2615, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:51 A.M.








Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Chair




Connor McNutt, Committee Legislative Asst.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2285 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
  • HF2366 (Rosenthal) - Unemployment benefits eligibility modified when applicant is a victim of sexual assault or stalking.
  • HF2615 (Simonson) - Broadband service expansion to underserved areas grant program established, and money appropriated.
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