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Health and Human Services Reform

NINTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 10, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 2:49 P.M. on February 10th, 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
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick




Representative Mack called the meeting to order at 2:49 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved that the minutes of February 4th, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved H.F. 346 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Hoppe presented H.F. 346.

Testifying on H.F. 346 was David Godfrey, Intergovernmental Relations Hennepin County.

Representative Mack renewed her motion for H.F. 346 to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved H.F. 161 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Representative Zerwas moved the DE1 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas presented H.F. 161, as amended.

Testifying on H.F. 161 was Steve Larson from ARC Minnesota.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion for H.F. 161, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved H.F. 513 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Zerwas moved A1 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas presented H.F. 513, as amended.

Testifying on H.F. 513 was Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, and Justin Bell from the American Heart Association.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion for H.F. 513, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved H.F. 523 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Zerwas presented H.F. 523.

Testifying on H.F. 523 was Ann Carrera, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, and Melissa Finnegan from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion for H.F. 523 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:24 P.M.



Representative Tara Mack, Chair
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF346 (Hoppe) - Regional poison information center grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF161 (Zerwas) - Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE); accounts established for persons with disabilities.
  • HF513 (Zerwas) - Stroke transport protocols required.
  • HF523 (Zerwas) - Additional accrediting organization for ambulatory health care provided.