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Ways and Means

THIRTY SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 16, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:15am on Monday, April 16, 2018 in the Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
VOGEL, Bob VC
ANDERSON, Sarah
BAKER, Dave
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVIDS, Greg
DEAN, Matt
DETTMER, Bob
FABIAN, Dan
GAROFALO, Pat
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HAUSMAN, Alice
HERTAUS, Jerry
HILSTROM, Deb
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LOON, Jenifer
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Erin
NORNES, Bud
TORKELSON, Paul
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean


Excused:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 12, 2018 be approved
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3261 to the General Register

HF3261 (Miller) Eligibility requirements for services signs modified.

Representative Miller presented 3261

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3261 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF4157 to the General Register

HF4157 (Quam) Claim settlement provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Quam presented HF4157

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF4157 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3873 to the General Register

HF3873 (Tony Albright) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals quorum requirements modified, workers' compensation judges salaries increased, use of reports filed modified, and Office of Administrative Hearings and Department of Labor and Industry interim filing requirements coordinated.

Representative Knoblach moved the A1 (Albright) amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Albright presented HF3873

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3873, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3195 to the General Register

HF3195 (Albright) Council of Health Boards required to study and make recommendations on increasing access to clinical experiences through the use of technology, and money appropriated.

Representative Knolbach moved the A1 (Albright) amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Albright presented HF3195

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3195, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF4193 to the General Register

HF4193 (Albright) Board of Optometry fees modified and established

Representative Albright presented HF4193
Testifying on HF4193:
Doug Berg, House Fiscal Analyst
Randy Snyder, Board of Optometry

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF4193 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF4192 to the General Register

HF4192 (Albright) Board of Social Work fees increased

Representative Albright presented HF4192
Testifying on HF4192:
Michelle Kramer-Prevost, Assistant Director, Board of Social Work

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF4192 to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Knoblach moved to refer HF3612 to the General Register

HF3612 (Fenton) Federal SNAP waiver data review required.

Representative Knolbach moved the A2 (Fenton) amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Fenton presented HF3612
Testifying on HF3612:
Jennifer Sommerfeld, Department of Human Services

Representative Knoblach renewed his motion to refer HF3612, as amended, to the General Register THE MOTION PREVAILED



The meeting was adjourned at 11:35am.




Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair




Jean Cottington, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4193 (Albright) - Board of Optometry fees modified and established.
  • HF4192 (Albright) - Board of Social Work fees increased.
  • HF4157 (Quam) - Claim settlement provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3873 (Albright) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted; workers' compensation provisions modified; hospital outpatient fee schedules modified; billing, payment, and dispute resolution modified; ambulatory surgical center payments defined; and covered benefits modified.
  • HF3612 (Fenton) - Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) waiver data review required.
  • HF3261 (Miller) - Eligibility requirements for services signs modified.
  • HF3195 (Albright) - Council of Health Boards required to study and make recommendations on increasing access to clinical experiences through the use of technology, and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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01:01 - HF3261 (Miller) Eligibility requirements for services signs modified.
08:49 - HF4157 (Quam) Claim settlement provided, and money appropriated.
19:48 - HF3873 (Albright) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals quorum requirements modified, Workers' Compensation judges salaries increased, use of reports filed modified, and Office of Administrative Hearings and Department of Labor and Industry interim filing requirements coordinated.
22:42 - HF3195 (Albright) Council of Health Boards required to study and make recommendations on increasing access to clinical experiences through the use of technology, and money appropriated.
24:48 - HF4193 (Albright) Board of Optometry fees modified and established.
34:41 - HF4192 (Albright) Board of Social Work fees increased.
53:45 - HF3612 (Fenton) Federal SNAP waiver data review required.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.


Agenda to Be Announced