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Licensing Division

THIRD MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 03, 2009

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

LICENSING DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Julie Bunn, Vice-Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 6:20 P.M. on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 in Room Basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

THAO, Cy (Chair)
BUNN, Julie(Vice-Chair)
ABELER, Jim
DEAN, Matt
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria

Members excused:

EMMER, Tom

A quorum was present.

Representative Murphy moved that the minutes of January 23, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF29*/HF53 (E. Murphy) Pharmacy practice provision changed in administering influenza vaccines

Representative Murphy moved that SF29 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Representative Murphy presented SF29.

Providing testimony on the bill:

Julie Johnson

Representative Murphy renewed her motion that SF29 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF230*/HF240 (Norton) Licensure for physician assistants created

Representative Norton moved that SF230 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Representative Norton moved the S0230A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Providing testimony on the bill:

David Barlow, PA-C, President, Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants
Walt Rothwall, PA-C, Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants


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Representative Norton renewed her motion that SF230, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Bunn assumed the gavel at 6:50 P.M.

HF535 (Thao) Health-related licensing board provisions modified

Representative Thao moved that HF535 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Steve Gunn, Deputy Attorney General, State of Minnesota
Stephanie Lunning, Executive Directors Forum, Health Licensing Boards

Representative Thao renewed his motion that HF535 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Thao assumed the gavel at 7:00 P.M.

HF565 (Abeler) Chiropractor license provisions changed

Representative Abeler moved that HF565 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Representative Abeler moved to amend HF565 as follows:

Page 1, lines 16 and 23, after "Council" delete "of" and insert "on"

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler moved the H0565A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Providing testimony on the bill:
Larry Spicer, DC, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Representative Abeler renewed his motion that HF565, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1077 (E. Murphy) Respiratory therapists licensed

Representative Murphy moved that HF1077 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Representative Murphy moved the H1077A1 amendment with the following change:

Page 2, line 21 delete "an accredited" and insert "a"

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Providing testimony on the bill:

Shelley Klein, RT, President, Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care
Carrie Bourassa, RT, Chair, Legislative Committee, Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care

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Alex Adams, RT, Minnesota Society for Respiratory Care

Representative Murphy renewed her motion that HF1077, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 P.M.




Rep. Cy Thao, CHAIR



Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

SF29*/HF53 (E. Murphy) Pharmacy practice provision changed in administering influenza vaccines
SF230*/HF240 (Norton) Licensure for physician assistants created
added to Health Care Reform Review Council
HF535 (Thao) Health-related licensing board provisions modified
HF565 (Abeler) Chiropractor license provisions changed
HF1077 (E. Murphy) Respiratory therapists licensed
HF249 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda