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SIXTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

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


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Moran, Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:31 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
MANN, Alice
NEU, Anne

Representative Liebling moved to adopt the minutes from January 29, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran moved HF400 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Rep. Pinto moved the A-1 amendment, incorporating the A-3 and A-4 amendments to the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Liz Olson and Rep. Dave Baker presented the bill.

Testifiers:
Charles Reznikoff, Addiction Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare
Shelly Elkington, RN, Steve Rummler Hope Network Board of Directors
Chris Johnson, Chair, Opioid Prescribing Work Group
Commissioner Mike Opat, Association of Minnesota Counties
Suzanne Koepplinger, Director, The Catalyst Initiative at The Minneapolis Foundation
Jeff Bauer, The Catalyst Initiative at The Minneapolis Foundation
Margarita Ortega, Little Earth Community, City of Minneapolis
Matthew Di Loreto, Vice President of State Governmental Affairs, Healthcare Distribution Alliance
Dave Renner, Director of State and Federal Legislation, Minnesota Medical Association
Judy Cook, Association for Accessible Medicine
Jessica Webster, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid
Bonnie Bolash, Acupuncture Professional
Charles Sawyer, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Joan Barron, Ramsey
Valerie Quintana, Minneapolis
Sheri Schmaus, For Jake’s Sake Foundation

The committee recessed at 3:58 PM.

The committee reconvened at 6:31 PM.
Rep. Olson and Rep. Baker continued presenting HF400.

Additional Testifier:
Cody Wiberg, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Rep. Albright moved the A-5 amendment. THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.

Rep. Backer moved the A-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF400, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce.

A roll call was requested on the motion. The results are as follows:

AYES
MORAN, Rena
MORRISON, Kelly
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
LIEBLING, Tina
PINTO, Dave
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

There being 10 AYES and 3 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 7:26 PM.





Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

**AGENDA REVISION 1: Bill number and author added** HF400 (Olson) - Opioid addiction and overdose prevention provisions

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.
Hearing Documents:
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Introductory comments by the Chair, and committee discussion. 03:53 - HF400 (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. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes. Video not available of the reconvening.