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THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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 12:53pm on April 9th, 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
BACKER, Jeff
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HAMILTON, Rod LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane

MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick





Members excused:
HALVERSON, Laurie
LOHMER, Kathy
SCHOEN, Dan

Representative Dean called the meeting to order at 12:53pm, a quorum was NOT present.

A quorum was present at 1:02pm. The meeting was called to order at 1:03pm.

Representative Dean moved that HF 1209 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean moved the A3 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Barrett; Sean Haines, Stomp out Suicide; Donna Fox, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota, testified on HF 1209, as amended.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1209, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 1843 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Smith; Brian Dejewski, Director of Operations, Mobile Hope; Peter Woitock, Community Organizer, Hunger Solutions; Byron Laher, Vice President, Community Emergency Assistance Programs Kari Sheldon, all testified on HF 1843.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1843 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 1061 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Miller; Jeff Bauer, Director of Public Policy, The Family Partnership; Beth Holger-Ambrose, Executive Director, The Link; Quisha Stewart, Safe Harbor Division Director, The Link, all testified on HF 1061.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1061 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved that HF 564 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Hamilton and Lance Hegland, testified on HF 564.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that HF 564 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED

Representative Hamilton moved that HF 975 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Hamilton moved the A1 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton; Steve Larson, The Arc Minnesota; Dan Zimmer, Region Ten Quality Commission, testified on HF 975, as amended.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that HF 975, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:31pm.




Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

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

Bills Added:
  • HF1843 (Smith) - Mobile food shelf grant program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1061 (Miller) - Safe harbor funding provided for sexually exploited youth, and money appropriated.
  • HF564 (Hamilton) - Intermediate care facility reimbursement rates modified for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community based service providers.
  • HF975 (Hamilton) - State Quality Council and regional quality council requirements modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1209 (Barrett) - Suicide prevention training required, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1145 (Dean) - Chemical dependency prevention program grants provided, and money appropriated.
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