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TWENTY-SECOND MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Morrison, Vice Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:32 PM on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
NEU, Anne

Rep. Koegel presented HF1300.
HF1300 Testifier:
Mary Troyer, Coon Rapids

A quorum was present at 2:36 PM.

Rep. Morrison moved HF1300 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Koegel continued her presentation.

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF1300 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Albright moved to adopt the minutes from Tuesday, March 19, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison moved HF1285 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Pinto moved the A1-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Moller presented the bill.

HF1285 Testifiers:
Vicki Gerrits, Accra
Lynn McDonald, Shoreview
Alex Bartolic, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF1285, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison moved HF1543 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

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

Rep. Dehn presented the bill.

HF1543 Testifiers:
Tim Walsh, Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) and Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge
Troy Jelinek, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF1543, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Pinto moved HF2265 be recommended for placement on the General Register.
Rep. Pinto moved the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Pinto presented the bill.

HF2265 Testifiers:
Steven Fairbanks, Blue and White Taxi
Jeremy Kramer, Blue and White Taxi
Nancy Hylden, Blue and White Taxi

Rep. Pinto renewed his motion that HF2265, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Fischer moved HF1389 be recommended for placement on the General Register.
Rep. Fischer moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Fischer presented the bill.

HF1389 Testifiers:
Katie Davis, Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
Randy Snyder, Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators

Rep. Fischer renewed his motion that HF1389, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Albright moved HF2206 be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.
Rep. Albright moved the A19-0241 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Albright presented the bill.

HF2206 Testifiers:
Kari Rechtzigel, Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
Alan Ingram, Coalition of Licensed Social Workers and Minnesota Society for Clinical Social Work

Rep. Albright renewed his motion that HF2206, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 3:43 PM.




Representative Kelly Morrison, Vice Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

**BILLS MAY BE ADDED** HF1300 (Koegel) - Month of May designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. HF1285 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community supports modified, consumer-directed community support program onetime grant established, and money appropriated. HF1543 (Dehn) - Background study set aside criteria modified. HF2265 (Pinto) - Permanent bar modified to set aside a background study disqualification. HF1389 (Fischer) - Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators technical changes to sections made, and health services executive licensure established. HF2206 (Albright) - Health licensing technical changes made, and duty to warn and mental health professionals reciprocity expanded.

Bills Added:
  • HF1300 (Koegel) - Month of May designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
  • HF1543 (Dehn) - Background study set aside criteria modified.
  • HF2265 (Pinto) - Permanent bar modified to set aside a background study disqualification.
  • HF1389 (Fischer) - Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators technical changes made to sections, and health services executive licensure established.
  • HF2206 (Albright) - Health licensing technical changes made, and mental health professionals and social workers duty to warn and reciprocity expanded.
  • HF1285 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community supports modified, consumer-directed community support onetime grant program established, and money appropriated.
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