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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Fifteenth Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 02, 2021

State of Minnesota Fifteenth 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 March 2, 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 24, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 1015 (Marquart) Building and fire code requirements clarified for rural event center public places of accommodation, and rulemaking required.

The Chair moved that HF 1015 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy.

The Chair moved the DE1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Marquart presented the bill as amended.

Public Testimony:
Roy Gilbertson, Owner of Romantic Moon Events Center
Jeff Gacek, President of MNREVA, Owner of Redeemed Farms
Chad Iverson - Barn of Chapeau Shores
Wayne Butt – Historic Furber Farm
Randy Schmitz – Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center
Roger Axel - Certified MN Building Official (Retired)
Douglas K. Whitney, P.E., Bloom Lake Barn

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 1015, as amended, be referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy. A roll call was taken. The results were as follows:

AYE

ECKLUND
XIONG
DETTMER
MCDONALD
BERG
BLISS
EDELSON
FREDERICK
GREENMAN
POSTON
RALEIGH

NAY

-

ABSTAIN

NELSON
SUNDIN

By a vote of 11 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 109 (Noor) Automatic sprinkler system installation required in existing high-rise buildings, and rulemaking authorized.

The Chair moved that HF 109 be referred to the general register.

Representative Noor presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Tom Brace
Tim Butler
Trinidad John Uribe III, Sprinkler Fitters Local 417
Jim Smith, State Fire Marshal

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 109 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
POSTON
RALEIGH
SUNDIN

NAY

-

ABSTAIN

NELSON

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

HF 1442 (Xiong, T) Minnesota Code of Military Justice modified.

Representative Xiong moved that HF 1442 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Representative Xiong presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Lt Col David Blomgren
Donald J. Kerr, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs (MDVA)

Representative Xiong renewed his motion that HF 1442 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
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 4:18 P.M.

HF 682 (Ecklund) Manufactured home installer Internet continuing education courses approval specified.

Representative Ecklund moved that HF 682 be referred to the general register.

Representative Ecklund moved the A1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Ecklund presented the bill as amended.


Public Testimony:
Mark Brunner

Representative Ecklund renewed his motion that HF 682, 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
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 4:25 P.M.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:26 P.M.



__________________________________________
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

__________________________________________
Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF109 (Noor) - Automatic sprinkler system installation required in existing high-rise buildings, and rulemaking authorized.
  • HF1015 (Marquart) - State building code applicability and fire sprinkler requirements modified for public places of accommodation.
  • HF1442 (Xiong) - Minnesota Code of Military Justice modified, data provision changes made, requirements and qualifications modified, jurisdictional and appellate changes made, punitive article updates provided, and punishable offenses provided.
  • HF682 (Ecklund) - Manufactured home installer Internet continuing education course approval specified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:00 HF1015 (Marquart) Building and fire code requirements clarified for rural event center public places of accommodation, and rulemaking required.
44:39 HF109 (Noor) Automatic sprinkler system installation required in existing high-rise buildings, and rulemaking authorized.
1:09:18 HF1442 (Xiong, T.) Minnesota Code of Military Justice modified, data provision changes made, requirements and qualifications modified, jurisdictional and appellate changes made, punitive article updates provided, and punishable offenses provided.
1:18:40 HF682 (Ecklund) Manufactured home installer Internet continuing education courses approval specified.


HF 1015 (Marquart) Building and fire code requirements clarified for rural event center public places of accommodation, and rulemaking required.
Roy Gilbertson, Owner of Romantic Moon Events Center
Jeff Gacek, President of MNREVA, Owner of Redeemed Farms
Chad Iverson - Barn of Chapeau Shores
Wayne Butt – Historic Furber Farm
Randy Schmitz – Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center
Nick Powers – Powers Ventures
Roger Axel - Certified MN Building Official (Retired)
Douglas K. Whitney, P.E., Bloom Lake Barn

HF 109 (Noor) Automatic sprinkler system installation required in existing high-rise buildings, and rulemaking authorized.
Tom Brace
Tim Butler
Trinidad John Uribe III, Sprinkler Fitters Local 417
Jim Smith, State Fire Marshal

HF 1442 (Xiong, T) Minnesota Code of Military Justice modified
Lt Col David Blomgren
Donald J. Kerr, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs

HF 682 (Ecklund) Manufactured home installer Internet continuing education courses approval specified.
Mark Brunner

*Bill Removed: HF 961 (Ecklund) Supervisory law enforcement unit added.*

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