STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45 P.M. on January 13, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was present.
Chair Thissen introduced the members of the committee and reviewed committee policy and procedures.
Vice-Chair Liebling assumed the gavel at 2:55 P.M.
HF42 (Thissen) Four-month waiting period waived for unemployed persons for MinnesotaCare, and money appropriated.
Representative Thissen moved that HF42 be taken up for discussion.
Representative Thissen moved the H0042A1
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Providing testimony on the bill were:
John Gross, Director, Health Care Policy, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Lee Nelson, Director of Legal Affairs, Unemployment Insurance Program, Department of Employment and Economic Development
Patricia Brady, Director, Ramsey County Workforce Solutions
Becky Weinhandl, Citizen
Representative Thissen moved that HF42, as amended, be laid on the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Thissen assumed the gavel at 3:45 P.M.
Department of Human Services overview of priority areas and outcome measures
Jen Augustson, Director of Management Support and Development, Department of Human Services
Steve Barta, Manager of Performance Management, Department of Human Services
The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 P.M.
REP. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant