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THIRTY-NINTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-NINTH 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 1:13pm on April 16th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DEAN, Matt Chair
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane


LOHMER, Kathy
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick





Members excused:
McDONALD, Joe Vice Chair
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod

Representative Dean called the meeting to order at 1:13pm.

Representative Mack assumed the gavel at 1:21pm.

Representative Atkins; Laura Reed, Chief Nursing Officer, Fairview Health Services; Lawrence Massa, president and CEO, MN Hospital Association; Diane Twedell, Chief Nursing Officer SE and SW Region, Mayo Clinic Health System; Mary Turner; Kathryn Rusch, RNA; Bentley Graves, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce; Shannon Cunningham, Political Director, MNA, all presented on HF 1654.

The meeting adjourned at 2:43pm.







Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant





Representative Joe McDonald, Vice Chair







Representative Susan Allen



Representative Jeff Backer




Representative Mary Franson




Representative Glen Gruenhagen




Representative Laurie Halverson





Representative Rod Hamilton






















Representative Carolyn Laine















Representative Tina Liebling









Representative Diane Loeffler




Representative Kathy Lohmer




Representative Tara Mack



Representative Erin Murphy




Representative John Persell




Representative Nels Pierson




Representative Dan Schoen



Representative Joe Schomacker




Representative Nick Zerwas
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF1638 will be the HHS Omnibus bill. The DE amendment to HF 1638 will be posted to the committee website no later than 9 am on Thursday, April 16th. The committee will walkthrough the DE amendment during our committee time. No official action will be taken on the amendment. HF1654 (Atkins) will be an informational hearing. No official action will be taken. Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF1638 (Dean) - Omnibus health and human services finance bill.
  • HF1654 (Atkins) - Hospitals required to provide staffing at levels consistent with nationally accepted standards, reporting of staffing levels required, and civil penalties imposed.
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24:18 - Gavel, and comments by the Chair about the day's schedule. 27:38 - HF1654 (Atkins) Hospitals required to provide staffing at levels consistent with nationally accepted standards, reporting of staffing levels required, and civil penalties imposed. * Informational hearing - no official action will be taken. 1:48:30 - Comments by the Chair related to the upcoming schedule for HF1638 (Dean) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill. Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.