Difference between revisions of "Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Membership)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Minnesota House Committees}}{{tnr}}
 
{{Minnesota House Committees}}{{tnr}}
 
The '''Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].
 
The '''Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].
 +
 +
==Function==
 +
{{Quote|The committee holds public hearings on bills to put each bill into its best form.  During the bill's hearing, the committee can take testimony from the bill's sponsors, the general public and experts in the areas the bill affects.
 +
The committee has several courses of action it can take:
 +
* amend the bill;
 +
* combine two or more bills under one file number;
 +
* recommend a bill to pass as introduced;
 +
* recommend it be passed as amended;
 +
* send it to another committee for consideration;
 +
* vote not to approve the bill; or
 +
* table it, which in essence delays action.<ref>[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/Committees.pdf ''Minnesota House of Representatives'', "Committees," July 9, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014]</ref>}}
  
 
==Membership==
 
==Membership==
Line 29: Line 40:
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/commemlist.asp House of Representatives Standing Committees]
+
* [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/committee.asp?comm=88020 Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee]
 +
 
 +
==References==
 +
{{reflist}}
  
 
{{Minnesota House of Representatives}}
 
{{Minnesota House of Representatives}}
 +
{{Minnesota}}
 
[[Category:Standing committees, Minnesota State House]]
 
[[Category:Standing committees, Minnesota State House]]

Revision as of 23:02, 29 January 2014

Minnesota House
Seal of Minnesota.png
House Committees

Agriculture Policy
Capital InvestmentCivil Law
Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy
Education FinanceEducation Policy
ElectionsEnergy Policy
Environment and Natural Resources Policy
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
EthicsGovernment Operations
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Policy
Higher Education Finance and Policy
Housing Finance and Policy
Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy
Judiciary Finance and Policy
Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries
LegacyPublic Safety Finance and Policy
Rules and Legislative Administration
State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs
TaxesTransportation Finance
Transportation PolicyWays and Means

Senate Committees

The Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Committee is a standing committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Function

The committee holds public hearings on bills to put each bill into its best form. During the bill's hearing, the committee can take testimony from the bill's sponsors, the general public and experts in the areas the bill affects.

The committee has several courses of action it can take:

  • amend the bill;
  • combine two or more bills under one file number;
  • recommend a bill to pass as introduced;
  • recommend it be passed as amended;
  • send it to another committee for consideration;
  • vote not to approve the bill; or
  • table it, which in essence delays action.[1][2]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Members, 2013
Democratic members (9)Republican members (6)
Sheldon Johnson, ChairTim O'Driscoll
Mike Sundin, Vice-chairMike Benson
Peter FischerJoe Hoppe
Carolyn LaineAndrea Kieffer
Sandra MasinMarion O'Neill
Jason MetsaMark Uglem
Michael Nelson
Shannon Savick
Erik Simonson

External links

References

  1. Minnesota House of Representatives, "Committees," July 9, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.