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ELEVENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 2:34 PM on Tuesday, February 19, 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. Freiberg moved to adopt the minutes from February 13, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Schultz moved HF90 be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Rep. Schultz moved the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Schultz and Rep. Olson presented the bill.

HF90 Testifiers:
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Dan Pollock, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Kris Sundberg, Elder Voice Family Advocates
Beth McMullen, Vice President of Government Affairs, Alzheimer's Association
Kay Bromelkamp, Elder Voice Family Advocates
Lauren Edstrom, Elder Voice Family Advocates
Eric Linn, Elder Voice Family Advocates
Mary Jo George, AARP Minnesota
Libbie Chapuran, LeadingAge Minnesota
Toby Pearson, Care Providers of Minnesota
Sean Burke, Public Policy Director, Elder Justice Center
Ron Elwood, Legal Aid
Marie Dotseth, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health

Rep. Schultz moved the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Pierson moved the A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Schultz renewed her motion that HF90, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 4:17 PM.





Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF90 (Schultz) Health care and home care bills of rights, home care licensing provisions, Office of Health Facility Complains duties and powers, house with services registration requirements, vulnerable adult consumer protection, and the Vulnerable Adults Act modified; assisted living title protection clarified; task forces established; and reports required. (w/DE1 Author's Amendment) Testifiers should contact Owen Wirth (Owen.Wirth@house.mn) and Alyssa Fritz (Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn) to be added to the agenda and submit handout materials.

Bills Added:
  • HF90 (Schultz) - Assisted living resident consumer protections established, deceptive marketing and business practices prohibited, independent senior living facilities provisions established, assisted living establishment license established, Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators name changed, fees imposed, health services executive license established, conforming changes made, penalties provided, rulemaking authority granted, reports required, and money appropriated.
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01:32 - HF90 (Schultz) Health care and home care bills of rights, home care licensing provisions, Office of Health Facility Complains duties and powers, house with services registration requirements, vulnerable adult consumer protection, and the Vulnerable Adults Act modified; assisted living title protection clarified; task forces established; and reports required (with DE1 author's amendment). Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.