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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Sixth Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 27, 2021

State of Minnesota Sixth Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- Second Session

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Minutes

Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:00 PM on January 27, 2021, 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, Minority Lead
McDonald, Joe, Minority Lead
Berg, Kaela
Bliss, Matt
Edelson, Heather
Frederick, Luke
Greenman, Emma
Nelson, Michael
Poston, John
Raleigh, Donald
Sundin, Mike


A quorum was present.

Representative Frederick moved that the minutes from January 26, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.

The Chair moved that HF 106 be referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

Representative Davnie presented the bill.

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 106 be referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy. A roll call was taken. The results were as follows:


AYE

ECKLUND
XIONG
DETTMER
MCDONALD
BERG
BLISS
EDELSON
FREDERICK
GREENMAN
NELSON
POSTON
RALEIGH
SUNDIN

NAY

By a vote of 13 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 104 (Davnie) Wage deductions for credit card charges modified.

The Chair moved that HF 104 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

The Chair moved the A1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Davnie presented the bill as amended.

Public Testimony:
Wade Luneburg, UNITE HERE Minnesota

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 104, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

HF 39 (Carlson) Rehire and retention protections provided for laid-off workers during emergency, civil penalties imposed, rulemaking authorized, and reports required.

The Chair moved that HF 39 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

The Chair moved the A1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Carlson presented the bill as amended.

Public Testimony:
Tara Lewis, SEIU Local 26
Leona Williams
Wade Luneburg, UNITE HERE Minnesota
Mitch Kilian, Associate Vice President, Metropolitan Airport Commission
Jimell Thomas

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 39, as amended, be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law. A roll call was taken, the results were as follows:

AYE

ECKLUND
XIONG
BERG
EDELSON
FREDERICK
GREENMAN
NELSON
SUNDIN

NAY

DETTMER
MCDONALD
BLISS
POSTON
RALEIGH

By a vote of 8 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 PM.



__________________________________________
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF39 (Carlson) - Rehire and retention protections provided for laid-off workers during a declared emergency, civil penalties imposed, and money appropriated.
  • HF104 (Davnie) - Wage deductions for credit card charges modified.
  • HF106 (Davnie) - Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:26 - HF106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.
17:41 - HF104 (Davnie) Wage deductions for credit card charges modified.
40:16 - HF39 (Carlson) Rehire and retention protections provided for laid-off workers during emergency.


HF 106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.

HF 104 (Davnie) Wage deductions for credit card charges modified.
Wade Luneberg, UNITE HERE Minnesota

HF 39 (Carlson) Rehire and retention protections provided for laid-off workers during emergency
Leona Williams
Jimell Thomas
Wade Luneburg, UNITE HERE Minnesota
Tara Lewis, SEIU Local 26
Mitch Kilian, Associate Vice President, Metropolitan Airport Commission

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