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FIFTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 12:52pm on January 21st, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.


The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DEAN, Matt Chair
McDONALD, Joe, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
FRANSON, Mary
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:

GRUENHAGEN, Glenn

Representative Dean began the meeting at 12:47pm, a quorum was NOT present.

Senator Carla Nelson and Representative Deb Kiel presented opening remarks to the committee on Alzheimer’s research.

A quorum was present at 12:51pm. The meeting was called to order at 12:52pm.

Representative Backer moved approval of the January 20th, 2015 minutes, amended, with the change of adding Representative Susan Allen to the members present column. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Susan Spalding, CEO, Alzheimer’s Association testified to the committee an overview of the diseases statistics.

Dr. Ronald Petersen, Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Research Center presented on current Alzheimer’s research trends.

Marvin Lofquist, Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage Advisory Council testified and told his story of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Ryan Kiskis, Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Young Champions Advocacy Committee, testified with his story about his father’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:06pm.





Representative Joe McDonald, Vice Chair




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Alzheimer's Disease: The Public Health Crisis of Our Time - Presentation by Alzheimer's Association

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