STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chair, Representative Paul Thissen
Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:50 P.M. on Wednesday, February 11, 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 at 2:52 P.M.
Representative Fritz moved that the minutes of February 5, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF587 (E. Murphy) Sexual violence prevention demonstration grant funding provided, and money appropriated --Informational hearing only
Providing information on the bill:
Donna Dunn, Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Mary S. Manning, Minnesota Department of Health
HF550 (Ruud) Sexually transmitted infections and teen pregnancy prevented, sexually transmitted infection prevalence and health care system cost studied, responsible family life and sexuality education program created, and money appropriated
Representative Ruud moved that HF550 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.
Representative Ruud presented sections 2 and 3 of the bill.
Providing testimony in support of the bill:
David Johnson, MPH, Epidemiologist, Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support
Kathy Wick, PHN, MPA, Public Health Supervisor, Dakota County Public Health Department
Deb Wilkens-Costello, Executive Director, Family Tree Clinic, St. Paul
Betty Nelson, President, SAFEPlan, Executive Director, Outlook Clinics, North Branch
Providing testimony in opposition to the bill:
Tom Prichard, President, Minnesota Family Council
Representative Ruud renewed her motion that HF550 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
February 11, 2009
The meeting was adjourned at 4:30 P.M.
Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant