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TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative McDonald, Vice Chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:57pm on March 11th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


McDONALD, Joe Vice Chair
BACKER, Jeff
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick




Members excused:
ALLEN, Susan
DEAN, Matt Chair


Representative McDonald began the meeting at 12:54pm, a quorum was NOT present.

A quorum was present at 12:57pm. The meeting was called to order at 12:57pm.

Representative Halverson moved approval of the March 10th, 2015 minutes. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Representative McDonald moved that HF 352 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative McDonald moved the A1 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Anderson, S.; Colleen Moriarity, Hunger Solutions, and Steve Krikava, MAZON, A Jewish Response to Hunger, presented on HF 352, as amended.

Representative McDonald renewed his motion that HF 352, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Liebling moved that HF 525 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Freiberg; Dr. Kevin Croston, Chief Medical Officer, North Memorial
Jason Rusinak, Manager of Population Health, North Memorial, all presented on HF 525.

Representative Liebling renewed her motion that HF 525 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Franson moved that HF 1258 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Reform Committee.

Representative Franson; Susan Mau Larson, Public Affairs Director for LifeSource; James Hastings, LifeSource; and Barb Danielson, RN and principal investigator, Hennepin County Medical Center, all presented on HF 1258.
Representative Franson renewed her motion that HF 1258 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Reform Committee. The motion PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:48pm.




Representative Joe McDonald, Vice Chair




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

If you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Legislative Assistant, Chris Stolarzyk, at Chris.Stolarzyk@house.mn Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF525 (Freiberg) - Integrated health care delivery network pilot program established.
  • HF352 (Anderson) - Healthy eating here at home program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1258 (Franson) - Organ donation grant program established to increase donation among underserved communities, and money appropriated.
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