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Health and Human Services Reform

TWENTY THIRD MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 03, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Gottwalt, Chair, of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:35 P.M. on May 3, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GOTTWALT, Steve, Chair
MACK, Tara, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
BARRETT, Bob
BENSON, Mike
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HOSCH, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
QUAM, Duane

Members excused: PETERSON, Sandra

Representative Gottwalt called the meeting to order at 2:35 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Kiffmeyer moved the minutes of April 28, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moran moved the minutes of April 27, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1018 (Zellers) Hospital moratorium exception provided.

Representative Gottwalt moved that HF1018 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Zellers and Sue Abderholden, NAMI, Executive Director testified on HF1018.

Representative Gottwalt renewed his motion that HF1018 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF637 (Drazowski) Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.

Representative Gottwalt moved that HF637 be recommended to pass and be sent to the Committee on Ways & Means.

Representative Gottwalt moved the H0637DE5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Gottwalt moved the H0637A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Gottwalt renewed his motion that HF637, as amended, be recommended to pass and be sent to the Committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1579 (McFarlane) Counties given authority to provide for general welfare, alternative service delivery pilot program for waivers established, and state strategic planning and performance review provided.

This hearing was information only.

Testifying on HF1579 were Representative McFarlane, Jeff sparks and Joe Matthews, Association of Minnesota Counties.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:32 P.M.






Representative Steve Gottwalt, Chair




Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1018 (Zellers) - Hospital moratorium exception provided.
  • HF1579 (McFarlane) - Counties given authority to provide for general welfare, and alternative service delivery pilot program for waivers established.
  • HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
Documents:

HF1579 will be informational only.
Additional bills may be added.
We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony (both for and against). If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn