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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Eleventh Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 16, 2021

State of Minnesota Eleventh 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 3:01 PM on February 16, 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
Frederick, Luke
Greenman, Emma
Nelson, Michael
Poston, John
Raleigh, Donald
Sundin, Mike

Members excused:
Edelson, Heather

A quorum was present.

Representative Sundin moved that the minutes from February 10, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 357 (Koegel) Expanding applicability of pregnancy accommodations.

The Chair moved that HF 357 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Koegel presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Kate Perushek, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI)
Karen Fogg, Section Manager, Maternal and Child Health, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Marcia McCoy, Research Scientist, Minnesota WIC Program at MDH

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 357 be laid over or possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.


HF 108 (Noor) Credit information requirement or use for employment purposes by employers or prospective employers prohibited.

The Chair moved that HF 108 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Representative Noor presented the bill.

Representative Noor renewed his motion that HF 108 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

A roll call was taken. The results were as follows:

AYE

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

NAY

-

EXCUSED
EDELSON

By a vote of 12 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 403 (Her) Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay

The Chair moved that HF 403 be referred to the general register.

The Chair moved the A1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Her presented the bill as amended.

Public Testimony:
Professor Jill Hasday, University of Minnesota Law School
Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Erin Maye Quade, Advocacy Director, Gender Justice

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 403 as amended be referred to the general register. A roll call was taken. The results were as follows:

AYE

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

NAY

-
EXCUSED
EDELSON

By a vote of 12 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:10 PM.




__________________________________________
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF108 (Noor) - Credit information requirement or use for employment purposes by employers or prospective employers prohibited.
  • HF357 (Koegel) - Pregnancy accommodations applicability expanded.
  • HF403 (Her) - Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:30 - HF357 (Koegel) Expanding applicability of pregnancy accommodations.
20:33 - HF108 (Noor) Credit information requirement or use for employment purposes by employers or prospective employers prohibited.
30:50 - HF403 (Her) Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay.

Runs 1 hour, 10 minutes


HF 357 (Koegel) Expanding applicability of pregnancy accommodations
Kate Perushek, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Karen Fogg, MN Department of Health
Marcia McCoy, MN Department of Health

HF 108 (Noor) Credit information requirement or use for employment purposes by employers or prospective employers prohibited

HF 403 (Her) Employers prohibited from inquiring about past pay
Professor Jill Hasday, University of Minnesota Law School
Rebecca Lucero, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights
Erin Maye Quade, Gender Justice

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