MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, February 11, 2010

2:00 PM in Room 2A of the LOB

The meeting was called to order at 2:08 PM by Chairman, Sen. Prague E. S19.

The following committee members were present:

Senators:

Gomes E. S23; Prague E. S19

   

Representatives:

Aman W. 014; Hewett E. 039; Lambert B. 118; O'Brien T. 024; Ryan K. 139

   

Absent were:

 
   

Senators:

Guglielmo A. S35

   

Representatives:

Esposito L. 116; Noujaim S. 074; Olson M. 046

I.) REMARKS BY CHAIRS

Sen. Prague, E. S19 convened the meeting at 2:08 PM; she welcomed all to the meeting. Rep. Ryan, K. 139 welcomed and thanked everyone for coming to the meeting.

II.) CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED

Sen. Prague, E. S19 asked for a motion to raise the following concepts:

1. AAC Criminal Background Checks for Certain Prospective State Employees ]

2. AA Requiring Employers to Cite a Reason for Termination of their Employees

3. AAC a Construction Safety Refresher Training Course

4. AA Providing an Individual the Right to Bring a Discriminatory Practice Action in Superior Court Rather than the Commission on Human Right and Opportunities

5. AAC Interest Penalties on Late Payments of Assessments to the Second Injury Fund

6. AAC Police Officer Indemnification and Reemployment

7. AAC Termination Without Cause for the Second-in-Command of Muinicipal Police Departments

8. AAC Telecommuting for Certain State Employees

9. AAC Workers' Compensation and a Police Officer's Use of Deadly Force on an Animal

10. AAC the Use of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

A motion was made by Rep. Hewett, E. 39 and seconded by Rep. Lambert, B. 118 to raise concepts numbered 1-10 on the agenda. On a voice vote, the motion was passed. There was no discussion on any of the concepts.

III.) ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The Labor and Public Employees Committee will hold a Committee Meeting on Thursday, February 18th, 2010, at 2:00 PM, Room 1E and a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 18th, 2010, at 3:00 PM, Room 1E.

IV.) ADJOURNMENT

A motion was duly made and seconded to adjourn the meeting.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:00 PM.

Marco Merati

Stephen Palmer

Assistant Clerk

Committee Clerk