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THIRTEENTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 26, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

LABOR COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Erin Koegel, Vice Chair of the Labor Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:33 P.M. on February 26, 2020, in Room 120 of the Minnesota State Capitol. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
KOEGEL, Erin (Vice-Chair)
BRAND, Jeff
VOGEL, Bob
CLAFLIN, Anne
ECKLUND, Rob
FABIAN, Dan
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIPPERT, Todd
MEKELAND, Shane
NELSON, Michael
NELSON, Nathan
PERSELL, John
XIONG, Jay

The following members were excused:
SUNDIN, Mikael (Chair)
DETTMER, Bob


Representative Ecklund moved to approve the minutes from February 19, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 3433 (Cantrell) Subminimum wage eliminated, task force on subminimum wage elimination created, statutes and rules allowing payment to employees with disabilities repealed, and money appropriated.

Chair Koegel moved that HF 3433 be re-referred to Government Operations.

Testifiers:
Noah McCourt, co-chair, 4 cents per hour coalition
Representative Freiberg
Alex Jaffe
Chris Juhn, 4 cents per hour coalition
Laura and Dawn Kovacovich
Jillian Nelson, Autism Society of MN & State Rehabilitation Council
Trista Matascastillo, Ramsey County Commissioner
Edward Reynoso, Teamsters Joint Council 32
Leah Williams and Jermain Williams
Jim Clapper

Chair Koegel renewed her motion that HF 3433 be re-referred to Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Informational hearing* on HF 2467 (Sundin) Contractor recovery fund modified to include solar installer claims.

*HF 2467 was only heard in an informational context. No committee action was taken on the bill.

Representative Olson presented HF 2467 on behalf of Representative Sundin.

Testifying:
Ryan Jones-Casey
Blake Shippee
Judy Gibbs
Jeremy Kalin


The meeting was adjourned at 4:07 P.M.







_______________________________
Representative Mikael Sundin, Chair






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Kyle Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2467 (Sundin) - Contractor recovery fund modified to include solar installer claims.
  • HF3433 (Cantrell) - Subminimum wage eliminated, task force on subminimum wage elimination created, statutes and rules allowing payment to employees with disabilities repealed, and money appropriated.
Documents:

Information Hearing on HF2467 (Sundin) - Contractor recovery fund modified to include solar installer claims.

HF3433 (Cantrell) - Subminimum wage eliminated, task force on subminimum wage elimination created, statutes and rules allowing payment to employees with disabilities repealed, and money appropriated.