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TENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 2:30 PM on Wednesday, February 13, 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
MANN, Alice
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead


Rep. Albright moved to adopt the minutes from February 12, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison moved HF679 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Morrison presented the bill.

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF679 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF12 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce.

HF12 Testifiers:
Emma McBride, OutFront Minnesota
Wil Sampson-Bernstrom, Minneapolis
Roger Sanchez, Eden Prairie
Junior Avalos, Minneapolis
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
Andy Johnson, Shoreview
Marilyn Peitso, Minnesota Medical Association
Pattie Lynch, Rochester
Rev. David Comstock, Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area
Rev. DeWayne Davis, All God’s Children Metropolitan Community Church
Johan Baumeister, Minneapolis
Margaret Charmoli, Minnesota Psychological Association
Ryan Weyandt, St. Paul
Renee Carlson, North Star Law and Policy Center
Robert Roby, Cambridge
Rev. Fredric Hinz, Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Carl Nelson, Transform Minnesota
David Kirby, Roseville
Nathan Oyloe, Minneapolis
John Rettman, Bloomington
Jeremy Dahlen, Bloomington
Chris Morbitzer, St. Paul
Peggy Doherty, South St. Paul
Jamie Maxcy, St. Paul
Luca Groppoli, Afton
Gerard Dols, Minneapolis

The meeting recessed at 4:16 PM.

The meeting reconvened and Vice Chair Morrison assumed the gavel at 5:47 PM.

Additional testifier:
Ben Feist, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Minnesota

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 6:22 PM.

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF12 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, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MANN, Alice
PINTO, Dave
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BACKER, Jeff
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

There being 10 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 7:20 PM.




Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF679 (Morrison) Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended. HF12 (Cantrell) Conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults prohibited, medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy prohibited, and misrepresentation of conversion therapy services or products prohibited.

Bills Added:
  • HF679 (Morrison) - Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended, and money appropriated.
  • HF12 (Cantrell) - Conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults prohibited, medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy prohibited, and misrepresentation of conversion therapy services or products prohibited.
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01:00 - HF679 (Morrison) Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended. 05:36 - HF12 (Cantrell) Conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults prohibited, medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy prohibited, and misrepresentation of conversion therapy services or products prohibited. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, minutes. 47 minutes.