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Licensing Division

SIXTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 17, 2009

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

LICENSING DIVISION


MINUTES


Representative Cy Thao, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 6:35 P.M. on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 in Room 10 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
EMMER, Tom
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria

A quorum was present.

Representative Abeler moved that the minutes of March 13, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1668 (E. Murphy) Advanced practice registered nurses practice requirements modified

Representative Murphy moved that HF1668 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

Representative Murphy moved the H1668A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bunn moved the A09-0148 amendment with the following change.

Page 1, line 21 after "2," insert a comma

Representative Dean requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES
THAO, Cy
ABELER, Jim
BUNN, Julie
DEAN, Matt
EMMER, Tom
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria

NAYS
MURPHY, Erin

On a vote of 7 AYES and 1 NAY THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Overview of the Health Workforce Shortage Study Report

Mark Schoenbaum, Health Program Director, Minnesota Department of Health

Providing testimony in support of the bill:
Licensing Division
March 17, 2009
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Mary Chesney, Ph.D., RN, CPN, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, MNA Representative on the Minnesota Department of Health Workforce Shortage Study Work Group
Shirley Brekken, RN, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Nursing
Sue Stout, Minnesota Hospital Association
Dennis Bless, Vice President, Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Kathryn Ziebarth, Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Providing testimony in opposition to the bill:

Randy Rice, M.D., Minnesota Medical Association
Dave Renner, Minnesota Medical Association
Dominic Sposeto, Minnesota Psychiatric Society

Representative Norton moved the A09-0157 amendment. A division was requested.

On a vote of 3 AYES and 5 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Ruud proposed an oral amendment using the A09-0148 amendment as follows:

Page 1, line 4, delete "Collaborative management" is a
Page 1, delete lines 5 - 8
Page 1, line 9, delete everything before "certified"
Page 1, line 10, reinstate stricken language
Page 1, line 12, insert a period after "150A"
Page 1, line 12, delete rest of sentence
Page 1, delete lines 15 – 18

Providing advice:

Ted Grindal

Representative Thao announced a recess at 7:50 P.M.

Representative Thao reconvened the meeting at 8:05 P.M.

Representative Thao laid over HF1668.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:05 P.M.



Rep. Cy Thao, CHAIR




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

HF1668 (E. Murphy) Advanced practice registered nurses practice requirements modified
HF535 (Thao) Health-related licensing board provisions modified