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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 24, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Noor, Chair of the Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on March 24th, 2021. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NOOR, Mohamud
HALEY, Barb
HAMILTON, Rod
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FRANKE, Keith
GREENMAN, Emma
JURGENS, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
OLSON, Liz
XIONG, Tou

Excused:
XIONG, Jay

Representative Olson moved to approve the minutes for the March 22nd, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 1200 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave.

Chair Noor moved to amend HF 1200 with the A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1200:
Debra Fitzpatrick, Policy and Legislative Affairs Director, Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota
Nonoko Sato, Associate Director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Nancy Jost, Director of Early Childhood, West Central Initiative Foundation
Lauryn Schothorst, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Liz Harris, Owner of a family childcare business, Cottage Grove
Shannon Berns, Owner of Du Nord Consulting, Alexandria
Sarah Piepenburg, Owner of Vinaigrette, Minneapolis
Lyn Peterson, Cook at Fridley Public Schools
Ruth DiRose, Registered Nurse, Minnesota Prenatal to Three Coalition
Toni Mangskau, Family caregiver, Rochester
Maggie Swanlund, Peer Coach, Wayzata Public Schools.

The meeting adjourned at 2:31 P.M.


Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant














More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1200 (Richardson) - Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
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02:05 HF1200 (Richardson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.


HF 1200 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave
Debra Fitzpatrick, Policy and Legislative Affairs Director, Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota
Nonoko Sato, Associate Director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Nancy Jost, Director of Early Childhood, West Central Initiative Foundation
Lauryn Schothorst, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Liz Harris, Owner of a family childcare business, Cottage Grove
Shannon Berns, Owner of Du Nord Consulting, Alexandria
Sarah Piepenburg, Owner of Vinaigrette, Minneapolis
Lyn Peterson, Cook at Fridley Public Schools
Ruth DiRose, Registered Nurse, Minnesota Prenatal to Three Coalition
Toni Mangskau, Family caregiver, Rochester
Maggie Swanlund, Peer Coach, Wayzata Public Schools

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