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2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

March 26, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD 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 2:32 PM on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in 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
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
MANN, Alice
NEU, Anne
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Members excused:
PIERSON, Nels
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


Rep. Klevorn presented HF2182.

A quorum was present at 2:34 PM.

Rep. Loeffler moved to approve the minutes from Wednesday, March 20, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran moved HF2182 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Klevorn continued her presentation of the bill.

HF2182 Testifiers:
Diane Drost, Minnetonka
Kimm Kraai, Minnetonka
Rob Wudlick
Gabriel Rodreick, Minneapolis

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF2182 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF2027 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Albright moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Zerwas presented the bill.

HF2027 Testifier:
George Singer, Patrick Schoonover Heart Foundation

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF2027, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF783 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

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

Rep. Zerwas presented the bill.

HF783 Testifiers:
Carol Tepley, Almost Famous Body Piercing
Melissa Finnegan, Minnesota Department of Health

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF783, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF1867 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Albright moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Zerwas presented the bill.

HF1867 Testifiers:
Deb Sjostrom, Director of Human Services, Otter Tail County
Chuck Johnson, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF1867, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF2231 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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

Rep. Cantrell presented the bill.

HF2231 Testifier:
Tim Walsh, Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF2231, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Pinto moved HF2217 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Pinto presented the bill.

HF2217 Testifier:
Jodi Heurung-Dick, Sherburne County Health and Human Services
Patty Olson Feldt, Aurora
Sandy Daniels-Milton, Kinney

Rep. Pinto renewed his motion that HF2217 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Pinto moved HF559 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

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

Rep. Pinto and Rep. Theis presented the bill.

HF559 Testifiers:
Dr. Thomas Elton, Minnesota Optometric Association
Erik Castaneda, 1-800 CONTACTS

Rep. Pinto renewed his motion that HF559, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Loeffler moved HF616 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Loeffler moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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

Rep. Loeffler presented the bill.

HF616 Testifiers:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota
Dr. Kathryn Cullen, University of Minnesota
Hali Kolkind, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Rep. Loeffler renewed her motion that HF616, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Loeffler moved HF1983 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Rep. Loeffler presented the bill.

Rep. Morrison assumed the gavel at 4:18 PM.

HF1983 Testifiers:
Sally Prouty, Shoreview
Andrew Prouty, Roseville

Rep. Loeffler renewed her motion that HF1983 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 4:23 PM.

Rep. Bahner moved HF2069 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Rep. Bahner presented the bill.

HF2069 Testifier:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota

Rep. Bahner renewed her motion that HF2069 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 4:40 PM.






Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Bill Added: HF2182 (Klevorn); HF2069 (Bahner) **BILLS MAY BE ADDED** HF2182 (Klevorn) - Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated. HF2231 (Cantrell) - Substance use treatment rates modified, commissioner of human services directed to establish continuum of care-based rate methodology, and report required. HF2027 (Zerwas) - Volunteer health care provider program requirements modification. HF783 (Zerwas) - Temporary body art technician supervisor requirements modified. HF1867 (Zerwas) - State agency hearing established for county to dispute liability of regional treatment center or state nursing facility cost of care of clients due to delayed discharge, and disputed cost of care recovery from clients precluded. HF2217 (Pinto) - Child protection grant allocation to counties changed. HF559 (Pinto) - Provider-patient relationship required in order to make ophthalmic prescriptions. HF616 (Loeffler) - Mental health provisions modified, and money appropriated. HF1983 (Loeffler) - Deafblind intervener services modified. HF2069 (Bahner) - Community Competency Restoration Task Force established, reports required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF2182 (Klevorn) - Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2231 (Cantrell) - Substance use treatment rates modified, commissioner of human services directed to establish continuum of care-based rate methodology, and report required.
  • HF2027 (Zerwas) - Volunteer health care provider program requirements modified.
  • HF783 (Zerwas) - Temporary body art technician supervisor requirements modified.
  • HF1867 (Zerwas) - State agency hearing established for county to dispute liability for a portion of the cost of care of clients in regional treatment centers or state nursing facilities due to delayed discharge, and recovery of disputed costs of care from clients precluded.
  • HF559 (Pinto) - Provider-patient relationship required in order to make ophthalmic prescriptions.
  • HF616 (Loeffler) - Mental health governing provisions modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1983 (Loeffler) - Deafblind intervener services modified.
  • HF2217 (Pinto) - Child protection grant allocation to counties changed.
  • HF2069 (Bahner) - Community Competency Restoration Task Force established, reports required, and money appropriated.
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00:22 - HF2182 (Klevorn) Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated. 13:46 - HF2027 (Zerwas) Volunteer health care provider program requirements modification. 26:50 - HF783 (Zerwas) Temporary body art technician supervisor requirements modified. 43:29 - HF1867 (Zerwas) State agency hearing established for county to dispute liability of regional treatment center or state nursing facility cost of care of clients due to delayed discharge, and disputed cost of care recovery from clients precluded. 1:00:35 - HF2231 (Cantrell) Substance use treatment rates modified, commissioner of human services directed to establish continuum of care-based rate methodology, and report required. 1:09:41 - HF2217 (Pinto) Child protection grant allocation to counties changed. 1:22:26 - HF559 (Pinto) Provider-patient relationship required in order to make ophthalmic prescriptions. 1:33:12 - HF616 (Loeffler) Mental health provisions modified, and money appropriated. 1:45:45 - HF1983 (Loeffler) Deafblind intervener services modified. HF2069 (Bahner) Community Competency Restoration Task Force established, reports required, and money appropriated. Runs 2 hours, 4 minutes.