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FORTY-SIXTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-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 12:59pm on March 22nd, 2016, 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
LAINE, Carolyn
PERSELL, John
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick





Members excused:

Representative Dean called the meeting to order at 12:59pm, a quorum was present.

Representative McDonald moved approval of the March 17th 2016 minutes. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Joanne Bartkus, Public Health Lab Director, MN Department of Health presented on the MN Department of Health bonding request.

Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper, MN Department of Human Services; Deputy Commissioner Chuck Johnson, MN Department of Human Services; Carol Olson, Director of Forensic Services (St. Peter), MN Department of Health and Human Services, presented on MN Department of Human Services bonding requests.

Representative Dean moved that HF 2395 be laid over.

Representative Johnson, C. presented on HF 2395.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 2395 be laid over. The Motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 2394 be laid over.

Representative Johnson, C.; Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota; Anne Mehltretter, DHS St Peter employee; Lynn Bukner, DHS St Peter employee; Tim Headlee, Security employee, DHS St Peter, all presented on HF 2394.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 2394 be laid over. The Motion PREVAILED.

Representative Baker; Dr. George Realmuto, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota and Medical Director for Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, State Operated Services; Barb Laidlaw, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, all presented on HF 2776 for informational purposes only.

The meeting adjourned at 2:31pm.







Representative Matt Dean, Chair





Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Presentation of MN Department of Health bonding request. Presentation of MN Department of Human Services bonding requests. If you would like to testify on HF 2394, HF 2395 or HF 2776, please contact Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant, at chris.stolarzyk@house.mn *HF 2776 (Baker) is informational only.

Bills Added:
  • HF2395 (Johnson) - Minnesota sex offender program facilities at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center phase 2 improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2394 (Johnson) - Minnesota Security Hospital at St. Peter renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF2776 (Baker) - Human Services Department Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services new facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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