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Health and Human Services Reform

FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 19, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION



HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Schomacker, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, started the meeting at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 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
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KIEL, Deb
KOEGEL, Erin
KRESHA, Ron
LOHMER, Kathy
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama




Members excused: ALLEN, Susan, FLANAGAN, Peggy, MCDONALD, Joe, and SANDSTEDE, Julie.

Representative Schomacker continued public testimony from the last committee hearing about the 2016 Final Report of the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health.

Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota;
Linda Higgins, Hennepin County Commissioner, Association of Minnesota Counties;
Jessica Gourneau, Ph.D., LP.

Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), provided an overview of recurring reports produced by MDH.

Representatives from MDH continued the presentation.

Paul Allwood, Assistant Commissioner, Health Protection Bureau;
Gilbert Acevedo, Assistant Commissioner, Health Systems Bureau;
Jeanne Ayers, Assistant Commissioner, Health Improvement Bureau.

A quorum was present at 8:21 a.m. Representative Schomacker officially called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.

Representative Kresha moved to approve the minutes from January 17, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:33 a.m.






Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



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Emily Richter, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Overview of MDH Recurring Reports