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
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.
MARIANI, Carlos (Co-Chair)
THISSEN, Paul (Co-Chair)
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
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
Committee Legislative Assistant