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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Eighteenth Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 10, 2021

State of Minnesota Eighteenth 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 3:31 PM on March 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 Greenman moved that the minutes from March 9, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

The Chair moved that HF 41 be referred the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.

The Chair moved the DE1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Rep. Frazier presented the bill as amended.

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 41 be referred, as amended, to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections. A roll call was taken. The results were as follows:

AYE

ECKLUND
XIONG
BERG
FREDERICK
GREENMAN
NELSON
SUNDIN


NAY

DETTMER
MCDONALD
BLISS
POSTON
RALEIGH

EXCUSED

EDELSON

By a vote of 7 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 984 (Lislegard) Outside contractors working at high-hazard facilities required to have apprenticeship-level training.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 984 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

The Chair moved the DE1 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Representative Lislegard presented the bill as amended.

Public Testimony:
Brendan Cummins, Minnesota Pipe Trades Association
Nicole Blissenbach, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI)
Tim Mahoney, Retiree and Former State Representative
Matthew Foss, Fire Mechanic/Rescue Lieutenant
Kevin Chapdelaine, Newport City Council Member
Dean Mills, Director of Training and Apprenticeship, Laborers Training Center
Adam Hanson, Director of Government and Public Affairs, Associated Builders and Contractors of MN/ND

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 984 be referred, as amended, 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 4:32 P.M.



__________________________________________
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF41 (Frazier) - COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to employees excluded from federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • HF984 (Lislegard) - Outside contractors required to have apprentice-level training to perform work at high-hazard facilities.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:40 HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
26:35 HF984 (Lislegard) Outside contractors working at high-hazard facilities required to have apprenticeship-level training.
*Bills may be added.


HF 41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

HF 984 (Lislegard) Outside contractors working at high-hazard facilities required to have apprenticeship-level training
Brendan Cummins, Minnesota Pipe Trades Association
Nicole Blissenbach, Deputy Commissioner, MN Department of Labor and Industry
Tim Mahoney
Matthew Foss, Fire Mechanic/Rescue Lieutenant
Kevin Chapdelaine, Newport City Council Member
Dean Mills, Director of Training and Apprenticeship, Laborers Training Center
Adam Hanson, Director of Government and Public Affairs, Associated Builders and Contractors of MN/ND

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp