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Health and Human Services Reform

FOURTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - January 21, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Mack, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform committee, called the meeting to order at 2:50 PM on January 21th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MACK, Tara, Chair
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KELLY, Tim
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MASIN, Sandra
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick




Representative Mack called the meeting to order at 2:50 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Baker moved that the minutes of January 20, 2015 be adopted. A motion to approve minutes was made. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved that H.F. 191 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Representative Mack moved the H191DE amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mack moved the H191A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kresha presented H.F.191, as amended.

The following were available to testify on H.F. 191:

Mary Olson, Vicki Underland-Rosow, member of the Hennepin County Citizen’s Review Committee on Child Welfare; Vivian Jenkins Nelsen, Cathy Gillman, Suzanne Alliegro, Hank Marotske, Michelle Zehnder Fischer, Nicollet County Attorney, Member, Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection; Judith Brumfield, Director, Scott County Health and Human Services, Member, Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection, testifying on behalf of the MN Association of County Social Services Administrators (MACSSA); Rich Gehrman, Executive Director, Safe Passage for Children of Minnesota; DHS Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, Larene Broome, Parent Coordinator, Parent Mentor Program, William Mitchell College of Law; Member, Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection; Terese Amazi, Lisa Hollenstiner and Nancy Jost.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that H.F. 191 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:37 PM.





Representative Tara Mack, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF191 (Kresha) - Maltreatment of minors report governing provisions modified.
House TV Video:
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05:15 - Gavel.
05:41 - HF191 (Kresha) Child maltreatment reports screening modified.