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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Tenth Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

State of Minnesota Tenth 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 February 10, 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 Xiong moved that the minutes from February 9, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 7 (Olson) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.

The Chair moved that HF 7 be referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Helen Roberts, House Fiscal Staff, walked through the fiscal note.

The Chair moved the A2 amendment. 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.

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 7 be referred to the Committee on State Government Finance. 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.


HF 291 (Edelson) Dental services for veteran home residents provision authorized.

Representative Edelson moved that HF 291 be referred to the general register.

Representative Edelson presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)

Representative Edelson renewed her motion that HF 291 be referred to the general register. 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 381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.

Representative Sundin moved that HF 381 be referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.

Representative Sundin presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
James Langenbrunner, Pine County Resident
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, MDVA

Representative Sundin renewed his motion that HF 381 be referred to the Committee on Transportation 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.

Representative Xiong assumed the Chair at 3:34 PM.

HF 484 (Ecklund) Department of Veterans Affairs authorized to use funds for publicity representative.

Representative Ecklund moved that HF 484 be referred to the general register.

Representative Ecklund presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, MDVA

Representative Ecklund renewed his motion to move HF 484 be referred to the general register. 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.

Representative Ecklund assumed the Chair at 3:42 PM.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:45 PM.




__________________________________________
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

__________________________________________
Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF291 (Edelson) - Dental services for veteran home residents provision authorized.
  • HF381 (Sundin) - Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
  • HF484 (Ecklund) - Department of Veterans Affairs authorized to use funds for publicity representative.
  • HF7 (Olson) - Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:44 - HF7 (Olson) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
* The purpose of this bill hearing will be to only discuss the fiscal note and the corresponding author’s amendment, and then refer the bill to another committee.
11:16 - HF291 (Edelson) Dental services for veteran home residents provision authorized.
17:36 - HF381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
34:46 - HF484 (Ecklund) Department of Veterans Affairs authorized to use funds for publicity representative.

Runs 45 minutes


HF 7 (Olson) Earned Sick and Safe Time
The purpose of this hearing will be to only discuss the Fiscal Note and the corresponding Author’s Amendment, and then refer the bill to another committee.

HF 291 (Edelson) Dental services for veteran home residents provision authorized.
Ben Johnson, MN Dept of Veteran Affairs

HF 381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
Jim Langenbrunner

HF 484 (Ecklund) Department of Veterans Affairs authorized to use funds for publicity representative.

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