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NINETEENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH 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 2:33 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
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:
BACKER, Jeff


Rep. Cantrell presented HF1049.

HF1049 Testifiers:
Peter Woitock, Hunger Solutions
Jason Viana, The Open Door

A quorum was present at 2:38 PM.

Rep. Liebling moved to adopt the minutes from Tuesday, March 12, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Cantrell continued his presentation on HF1049.

Chair Moran moved HF1049 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1898 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hassan presented the bill.

HF1898 Testifiers:
Amira Adawe, The Beautywell Project
Jessica Nelson, Minnesota Department of Health
Salma Ali, The Beautywell Project
James Kelly, Minnesota Department of Health

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1898 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1388 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hornstein presented the bill.

HF1388 Testifiers:
Matt Toburen, JustUs Health
Charles Scott, St. Paul

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1388 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1542 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

Rep. Richardson presented the bill.

HF1542 Testifiers:
Nicole Mills, Oasis for Youth
Kachina Henry, Bridge for Youth
Karen Kingsley, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1542, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1658 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Richardson presented the bill.

HF1658 Testifiers:
Latanza Douglas, Kindred Family Focus

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1658 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1041 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Poston presented the bill.

HF1041 Testifiers:
Karl Nelsen, Minnetonka
Molly Gonsior, Chanhassen

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1041 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF785 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Zerwas presented the bill.

HF785 Testifiers:
Bridgett Anderson, Minnesota Board of Dentistry

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF785 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1883 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Kotyza-Witthuhn presented the bill.

HF1883 Testifier:
Hoang Murphy, Foster Advocates

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1883 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting recessed at 4:08 PM.


Rep. Albright assumed the gavel and the meeting reconvened at 6:48 PM.

Rep. Edelson moved HF2306 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Edelson moved the A19-0171 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Edelson presented the bill.

HF2306 Testifiers:
Matt Burdick, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Tim Walsh, Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) and Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 6:51 PM.

Rep. Edelson renewed her motion that HF2306, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison assumed the gavel at 7:01 PM.

Chair Moran moved HF2334 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Chair Moran moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran presented the bill.

HF2334 Testifiers:
Matt Burdick, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Abigail Vavra, Fraser
Karen Giusto, Matt Burdick, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF2334, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Edelson moved HF2185 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Edelson moved the DE1-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Edelson presented the bill.

HF2185 Testifiers:
Heidi Hamilton, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Rep. Edelson renewed her motion that HF2185, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 7:28 PM.







Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

**BILLS MAY BE ADDED** *Bill added to original posting: HF1883 (Kotyza-Witthuhn)* HF1898 (Hassan) - Skin lightening creams containing mercury health danger public awareness campaign created, and money appropriated. HF1388 (Hornstein) - AIDS drug assistance program coverage modified. HF1049 (Cantrell) - Mobile food shelf grant program established, and money appropriated. HF1883 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Foster care student enrollment in school required, and foster youth school enrollment report required. HF1658 (Richardson) - Licensed foster home providers liability insurance coverage expanded. HF1542 (Richardson) - Homeless youth allowed to obtain vital records without fees, identification card issuance to homeless youth provided, homeless youth state training and systems alignment task force established, and money appropriated. HF1041 (Poston) - Ectodermal dysplasias treatment coverage required. HF785 (Zerwas) - Health licensing boards; emeritus dental licensure created, residency general practice requirements clarified, and technical changes made. HF2185 (Edelson) - Disability services policy provisions modified. HF2306 (Edelson) - Housing and behavioral health policy provisions modified. (See HF2060, Articles 1, 3) HF2334 (Moran) - Health care administration policy provisions modified. (See HF2060, Article 2)

Bills Added:
  • HF1898 (Hassan) - Skin lightening creams containing mercury health danger public awareness campaign created, and money appropriated.
  • HF1388 (Hornstein) - AIDS drug assistance program coverage modified.
  • HF1049 (Cantrell) - Mobile food shelf grant program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1658 (Richardson) - Licensed foster home provider liability insurance coverage expanded.
  • HF1542 (Richardson) - Shelter-linked youth mental health grant program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1041 (Poston) - Ectodermal dysplasias treatment coverage required.
  • HF785 (Zerwas) - Health licensing boards; emeritus dental licensure created, residency general practice requirements clarified, and technical changes made.
  • HF2185 (Edelson) - Disability services policy provisions modified.
  • HF2060 (Moran) - Housing, health care, chemical and mental health, older adults continuing care, operations, direct care and treatment, child and family services, and disability services policy provisions modified.
  • HF2306 (Edelson) - Housing and chemical and mental health policy provisions modified.
  • HF2334 (Moran) - Health care policy governing provisions modified.
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