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THIRD JOINT MEETING - K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY- THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

JOINT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT AND COMMITTEE ON K-12 EDUCATION POLICY AND OVERSIGHT

Chairs, Representative Paul Thissen and Representative Carlos Mariani

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Representative Kim Norton, Chair of the Joint Committee, called the meeting to order at 11:10 A.M. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ABELER, Jim
BENSON, John
BROD, Laura
BUESGENS, Mark
BUNN, Julie
CARLSON, Lyndon
DETTMER, Bob
DITTRICH, Denise
FAUST, Tim
FRITZ, Patti
GREILING, Mindy
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MAHONEY, Tim
MARIANI, Carlos (Co-Chair)
NEWTON, Jerry
NORTON, Kim
PETERSON, Sandra
THISSEN, Paul (Co-Chair)


Members excused:

BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
DOEPKE, Connie
DOWNEY, Keith
EMMER, Tom
GARDNER, Paul
GOTTWALT, Steve
HAYDEN, Jeff
HUNTLEY, Tom
KATH, Kory
KELLY, Tim
LOEFFLER, Diane
MACK, Tara
MCFARLANE, Carol
MURDOCK, Mark
MURPHY, Erin
NORNES, Bud
OBERMUELLER, Mike
RUUD, Maria
SLAWIK, Nora
SWAILS, Marsha
THAO, Cy
TORKELSON, Paul



A quorum was present.

Obesity in Minnesota and its effect on the health status of the state

Patricia Adams, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health

Overview of the costs of obesity on the health care system in Minnesota

Marc Manley, M.D., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Policy approaches across the nation that are being considered by states and local governments to reduce obesity

Howell Weschler, EdD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

School and public health partnerships targeting childhood obesity

Julie Danzl, Minneapolis Public Schools

Joint Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee and
K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Committee
January 19, 2010
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Lara Tiede, Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support

Representative Mariani assumed the gavel at 12:25 P.M.

Recommendations from the Childhood Obesity Working Group

Presenting the recommendations:

Representative Kim Norton
Senator Terri Bonoff
Representative Bob Dettmer

The meeting was adjourned at 1:05 P.M.



Rep. Kim Norton, CHAIR




Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Addressing obesity in Minnesota

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10:58 - Gavel and introductory remarks. 12:57 - Obesity in Minnesota and its effect on the health status of the state. 21:54 - Overview of the costs of obesity on the health care system in Minnesota. 26:30 - Policy approaches across the nation that are being considered by states and local governments to reduce obesity. 46:15 - School and public health partnerships targeting childhood obesity. 58:02 - Question and answer time. 1:26:00 - Recommendations from the Childhood Obesity Working Group. 1:47:16 - Question and answer time. Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.