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TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Dean, Chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:04pm on March 12th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DEAN, Matt Chair
McDONALD, Joe Vice Chair
ALLEN, Susan
FRANSON, Mary
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:
BACKER, Jeff
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn

Representative Dean began the meeting at 12:48pm, a quorum was NOT present.

A quorum was present at 12:55pm. The meeting was called to order at 12:58pm.

Representative Pierson moved approval of the March 11th, 2015 minutes. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Representative Zerwas moved that HF 522 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas; Pam Johnson, MN Community Action Partnership; Jill Amundson, WCMCA FAIM Coach; Elizabeth Thompson, FAIM Business Owner, all presented on HF 522.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion that HF 522 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved that HF 1054 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Hamilton; Justin Vorbach, Southwest Minnesota Continuum of Care Coordinator; Sue Abderholden, NAMI; Mary Chung, Solid Ground, all presented on HF 1054.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that HF 1054 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 581 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Wills; Marie Ellis, Catholic Charities Twin Cities; Jenny Erdman, Lakes and Pines Community Action; Francie Mathes, Office of Economic Opportunity, MN DHS, all presented on HF 581.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that HF 581 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:55pm.




Representative Matt Dean, 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:
  • HF581 (Wills) - Homeless Youth Act modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1054 (Hamilton) - Housing funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF522 (Zerwas) - Family assets for independence program modified.
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02:10 - Gavel, and consideration of HF522 (Zerwas) Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota program modified. 16:58 - HF1054 (Hamilton) Funding for housing needs provided, and money appropriated. 32:53 - HF581 (Wills) Homeless Youth Act modified, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.