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2017-2018 Regular Session

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

March 29, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee

MINUTES

Representative Peggy Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:17 AM, on March 29th, 2018 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCOTT, Peggy, Chair
SMITH, Dennis, Vice Chair
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Members absent:

JOHNSON, Sheldon

Representative Loonan moved the minutes from March 22nd, 2018. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 3398 (Zerwas): Health commissioner use of all-payer claims data to analyze health care costs, quality, utilization, and illness burdens date restriction changed, and definitions added.

Representative Scott moved the HF 3398 and re-referred it to the General Register.

Representative Scott moved the HF 3398A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott offered an oral amendment. Page 1, line 10, delete or a third party
Page 1, line 11, delete administrator of such a self-insurer to the HF3398A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Scott moved the HF3398A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott moved the HF3398A2 amendment, as incorporated. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3398:
Twila Brase, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF)
Stephan Gildenmeister, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Scott renewed the motion that HF3398, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3366 (Zerwas): Tribal vital record keeping changes made.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3366 be re-referred it to General Register.

Testifying on HF 3366:
Diane Rydwya, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3366 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3667 (Zerwas): Practice of advanced practice registered nurses modified.

Representative Scott moved that HF 3367 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Testifying on HF 3667:
Molly Crawford, Minnesota Department of Health
Twila Brase, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF)

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF 3367 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3822 (Albright) Duty to warn and reciprocity for mental health professionals expanded, and technical changes made.

Representative Smith moved that HF 3822 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on HF 3822:
Kari Rechtzigel, MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy

Representative Smith renewed his motion that HF 3822 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3689 (Kiel) Birth defect information system changes made.

Representative Whelan moved that HF 3689 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Scott moved the HF 3689A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scott moved the HF 3689A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3689:
Barbara Frohnert, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Whelan renewed her motion that HF 3689, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4227 (Schomacker) Minnesota Health Policy Commission established, Nurse Licensure Compact enacted, Nurse Licensure Compact clarified to existing laws, and money appropriated.

Representative Scott moved that HF 4227 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

Representative Scott moved the HF4227A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Scott moved the HF4227DE1, as amended, amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 4227:
Shirley Brekken, MN Board of Nursing

Representative Scott recessed the Civil Law Committee at 10:06am.

Representative Scott reconvened the Civil Law Committee at 5:11pm.

Testifying on HF 4227:
Bentley Graves, MN Chamber
Laura Sayles, Minnesota Nurses Association
Matt Flanders, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF)

Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF4227, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION WAS ADOPTED.

HF 3833 (Schomacker): Financial exploitation protections provided for older and vulnerable adults.

Representative Vogel moved that HF 3833 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Scott offered an oral amendment to the HF3833A5 amendment. Page 1, line 5, before "person" insert "interested" THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Scott moved the HF3833A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF 3833:
Jessica Looman, Department of Commerce

Representative Vogel renewed his motion that HF 3833, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3837 (O’Driscoll): Disclosure, independent expenditures, noncampaign disbursements, reporting requirements, coordinated and noncoordinated expenditures, and other campaign finance provisions amended; and new definitions added.

Representative Loonan moved that HF 3837 be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifying on HF 3877:
Jeff Sigurdson, Executive Director of the Campaign Finance Board

Representative Loonon renewed his motion that HF 3837 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:24 PM.


Representative Peggy Scott, Chair



Abby Greufe, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

More bills may be added. Bills may be heard in any order.

Bills Added:
  • HF3822 (Albright) - Duty to warn and reciprocity for mental health professionals expanded, and technical changes made.
  • HF3833 (Schomacker) - Financial exploitation protections provided for older and vulnerable adults.
  • HF3689 (Kiel) - Birth defect information system changes made.
  • HF3398 (Zerwas) - Health commissioner use of all-payer claims data to analyze health care costs, quality, utilization, and illness burdens date restriction changed; and definitions added.
  • HF3366 (Zerwas) - Tribal vital record keeping changes made.
  • HF3837 (O'Driscoll) - Disclosure, independent expenditures, noncampaign disbursements, reporting requirements, coordinated and noncoordinated expenditures, and other campaign finance provisions amended; and new definitions added.
  • HF3367 (Zerwas) - Practice of advanced practice registered nurses modified.
  • HF4227 (Schomacker) - Minnesota Health Policy Commission established, Nurse Licensure Compact enacted, Nurse Licensure Compact clarified to existing laws, and money appropriated.
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