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FIFTY-SEVENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-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 10:42am on April 15th, 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 10:42am.

Representative Hamilton moved approval of the April 13th, 2016 and April 14th, 2016 minutes. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Representative Lohmer moved HF 3374, as amended, be taken from the table and bring it before the committee. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Lohmer moved HF 3374, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Lohmer renewed her motion that HF 3374, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 3467 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Dean moved the DE1 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved the A27 amendment.

Alex Kotze, CFO, DHS, testified on the A27 amendment.

Representative Dean renewed his motion to adopt the A27 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Schomacker moved the A16-1075 amendment.

Clare Sanford, MN Childcare Association; Alex Bartolic, DHS, testified on the A16-1075 amendment.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion to adopt the A16-1075 amendment.

Representative Loeffler requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES
Dean
McDonald
Backer
Franson
Gruenhagen
Hamilton
Lohmer
Schoen
Murphy
Pierson
Zerwas
Mack
Schomacker

NAYS
Liebling
Loeffler
Allen
Halverson
Laine

ABSENT
Persell

On a vote of 13 AYES and 5 NAYS the motion PREVAILED.

The following amendments were withdrawn:
A16-1076
A16-1079
A16-1080

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A16-1082.

Dan Pollock, MN Department of Health testified on the A16-1082 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen withdrew the A16-1082 amendment.

Representative Dean moved the A16-1074 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A2 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen testified on the A1 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen withdrew the A1 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A3 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen; Peter Brickwette, MN Department of Commerce; and Kathryn Kmit, MN Council of Health Plans, testified on the A3 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen withdrew the A3 amendment.

Representative Zerwas moved the A6 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Pierson moved the A7 amendment.

Dan Pollock, MDH testified on the A7 amendment.

Representative Pierson renewed his motion to adopt the A7 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A9-2 amendment.

Anne Henry, Disability Law Center; Sarah Drake, DHS; and Marie Zimmerman, DHS, all testified on the A9-2 amendment.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to adopt the A9-2 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A10 amendment.

Sarah Drake, DHS, and Marie Zimmerman, DHS, testified on the A10 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion to adopt the A10 amendment.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES
Dean
McDonald
Backer
Franson
Gruenhagen
Hamilton
Lohmer
Pierson
Zerwas
Mack
Schomacker

NAYS
Liebling
Loeffler
Allen
Halverson
Laine
Murphy
Persell
Schoen

ABSENT

On a vote of 11 AYES and 8 NAYS the motion PREVAILED.

Representative Schomacker moved the A11 amendment. The motion FAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A13 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A20 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call on the A20 amendment.

Representative Liebling removed her roll call request.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion to adopt the A20 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

The committee recessed at 1:17pm.

The committee reconvened at 2:16pm.

Representative Mack moved the A21 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved the A25 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved the A8 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved the A23-2 amendment. The Motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A24 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A26 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the A28 amendment.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the following oral amendments to the A28 amendment:

On line 1.6 after “health” delete the line and insert “is encouraged to contact Minnesota federal elected officials”. Line 1.7, delete the word “of”. Line 1.18, delete the word “waivers”. Line 1.19 delete the word “or”. Line 1.23 delete “waiver request or”.

Dan Pollack, MDH; testified on the A28 amendment, as amended.

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion to adopt the A28 amendment, as amended. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Schomacker withdrew the A29 amendment.

Representative Mack moved the A31 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved the A32 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A33 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved the A34 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Liebling withdrew the A35 amendment.

Representative Zerwas moved the A36 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Halverson moved the A37 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Hamilton moved the A16-1087 amendment. The motion FAILED.

Representative Murphy moved reconsideration of the A25 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved the A25 amendment. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 3467, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. The motion PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:53pm.







Representative Matt Dean, Chair





Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Mark up and action on the Health and Human Services Finance Omnibus bill. DE amendment to HF3467 (Dean). The amendment deadline to the HF 3467 DE amendment is 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 14th.

Bills Added:
  • HF3467 (Dean) - Omnibus health and human services, state government finance, and public safety policy and finance bill.
  • HF3374 (Lohmer) - Family planning service fund grant distribution requirements modified, entities eligible for family planning grants specified, grant recipient reporting and publication required, and health commissioner required to apply for and distribute federal Title X funds for family planning services.
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16:22 - Gavel. 16:49 - HF3374 (Lohmer) Family planning service fund grant distribution requirements modified, entities eligible for family planning grants specified, grant recipient reporting and publication required, and health commissioner required to apply for and distribute federal Title X funds for family planning services. 18:07 - HF3467 (Dean) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill. The committee recessed. Runs 2 hours, 35 minutes.