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FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-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 1:36pm on April 14th, 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 started the meeting at 12:47pm. A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 12:54pm.

The meeting was called to order at 1:36pm.

Doug Berg, House Fiscal Staff; Randall Chun, House Research Staff; Danyell Panelli, House Research; Elisabeth Klarqvist, House Research; Lynn Aves, House Research, all walked through the HF 3467 (HHS Omnibus Bill).

The following all testified on the HF 3467 (HHS Omnibus Bill):

Marsha Van den Burgh, Foster Parent
Bruce Nelson, ARRM
Rick Rayburn, Citizen
Claudia Fussard, Citizen
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota
Nikki Villavicino, SEIU
Lori Olson, RN Senior (MNA), Forensic Transition Services, DHS
Tim Headlee, Security Counselor Lead (AFSCME), MN Security Hospital (MSH)
Lynn Bukhr, MN Security Hospital
Scott Melby, Program Director, MN Security Hospital (MSH)
Amy Long, Medical Services Administrator (MMA), Forensic Services, DHS
Chad Dunkley, Minnesota Child Care Association
Jessica Anderson, Legislative Affairs Director, Children's Defense Fund –Minnesota
Patrick Ness, Public Policy Director, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Ben Gustafson, Fraser
Claire Wilson, Executive Director, MN Association of Community Mental Health
Programs (MACMHP)
Bryan Lake, Bar Association
Kurt Rutzen, The Arc Minnesota
Steve Larson, The Best Life Alliance
Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association
Samuel Moose, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Tim Walsh, Adult Teen Challenge
Craig Nelson, LRN Associates
Eric Nelson, LRN Associates
Twila Brase, CCHF
Rochelle Westlund, AMC
Ethan Vogel, AFSCME Council 5

Representative Schomacker assumed the gavel at 1:58pm.

The meeting adjourned at 2:13pm.







Representative Matt Dean, Chair





Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Public testimony on the DE amendment to HF 3467 (Dean), which will be the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The DE amendment and spreadsheet will be made available on the HHS Finance committee website no later than 12:30 pm on Wednesday, April 13th. An email notice will go out once the documents are posted to the website. The amendment deadline to the HF 3467 DE amendment is 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 14th. If you would like to testify, please contact Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant, at chris.stolarzyk@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF3467 (Dean) - Omnibus health and human services, state government finance, and public safety policy and finance bill.
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07:09 - Gavel, and consideration of HF3467 (Dean) Medical assistance estate recovery requirements modified (Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill). Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.