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Health and Human Services Reform

FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 10, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION



HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Schomacker, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCHOMACKER, Joe, Chair
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn, Vice Chair
LIEBLING, Tina, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ALLEN, Susan
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FLANAGAN, Peggy
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KIEL, Deb
KOEGEL, Erin
KRESHA, Ron
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THEIS, Tama




Representative Gruenhagen assumed the gavel at 8:19 a.m.

A quorum was present at 8:22 a.m.

HF99 (Schomacker) Health maintenance organization requirements modified, health insurance provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Schomacker moved HF99 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Elisabeth Klarqvist, Legislative Analyst, House Research explained the bill.

Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans and Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman testified on the bill.

Representative Liebling moved the H0099DE1 amendment.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote on the H0099DE1 amendment. The results are as follows:


AYES
LIEBLING, Tina
ALLEN, Susan
FLANAGAN, Peggy
FREIBERG, Mike
KOEGEL, Erin
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
SANDSTEDE, Julie




NAYS
SCHOMACKER, Joe
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
KIEL, Deb
KRESHA, Ron
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama

On a vote of 9 AYES and 13 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Murphy, E. moved the H0099DE2 amendment.

Representative Murphy, E. withdrew the H0099DE2 amendment.

Representative Liebling requested a roll call vote on HF99.

Public testimony was taken on HF99.

Dave Renner, Minnesota Medical Association;
James Kanne, dairy farmer;
Bentley Graves, Director, Health Care and Transportation Policy, Minnesota Department of Commerce;
Karen Laumb, American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network; and
Paul Sobocinski, Land Stewardship Project.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF99 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Liebling renewed her request for a roll call vote on HF99. The results are as follows:

AYES
SCHOMACKER, Joe
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
KIEL, Deb
KRESHA, Ron
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama

NAYS
LIEBLING, Tina
ALLEN, Susan
FLANAGAN, Peggy
FREIBERG, Mike
KOEGEL, Erin
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
SANDSTEDE, Julie

On a vote of 13 AYES and 9 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:16 a.m.






Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



_______________________________________
Emily Richter, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF99 (Schomacker) - Health maintenance organization requirements modified, health insurance provisions modified, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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Introductions, and review of committee rules and HHS Reform subcommittees.
03:36 - HF99 (Schomacker) Health maintenance organization requirements modified, health insurance provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours.


*REVISED AGENDA*

I. Call to Order

II. Introductions

III. Review of Committee Rules and HHS Reform Subcommittees

IV. HF99 (Schomacker)

V. Adjournment

**The amendment deadline has been moved from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9. Please submit them to the committee administrator, Laura Larson (laura.larson@house.mn).