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SIXTH MEETING - Commerce

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Laurie Halverson, Chair of the Commerce Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:31PM on February 6th, 2019, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HALVERSON, Laurie, Chair
STEPHENSON, Zack, Vice Chair
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead
CARLSON, Andrew
DAVIDS, Gregory
DEHN, Raymond
ELKINS, Steve
GAROFALO, Pat
HALEY, Barb
HOWARD, Michael
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KRESHA, Ron
LESCH, John
LISLEGARD, Dave
O’NEILL, Marion
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
TABKE, Brad
THEIS, Tama

Members excused:

MAHONEY, Tim

A quorum was present.

Representative Stephenson moved to approve the minutes of February 5th, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Halverson moved that HF400 be re-referred to Government Operations, and moves the H0400A12 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF 400 (Olson)
Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; and money appropriated.

Testifying on HF400:
Representative Liz Olson
Representative Dave Baker
Dr. Anne Pylkas, Medical Director, Substance Use Disorder Services, Health Partners
Officer Charlie Strack, Little Falls, Member of the Drug Task Force
Shelly Elkington, RN, Steve Rummler Hope Network Board of Directors
Cammie Lavalle, Chronic Pain Patient
Kristina M. Moorhead, MPAff, Senior Director, State Advocacy, PhRMA
Dr. Michele Maiers, Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy
Kathryn Kmit, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
Judy Cook, Association for Accessible Medicines
Michael Daub, The Steve Rummler Hope Network
Todd Hill, Hill Capitol Strategies, Health Care Distribution Alliance

Representative Halverson renewed the motion that HF400, as amended, to be re-referred to Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:21pm.






Representative Zack Stephenson, Vice Chair




Aimee Vue,
Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF 400

Bills Added:
  • HF400 (Olson) - Opiate product registration fee and the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council established, licensure and registration fees modified, prescription drug and controlled substance sections modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
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