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ELEVENTH MEETING - Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
MINUTES
Representative Pinto, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:08 am on February 21, 2019 in Capitol Room 120.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice-Chair
FRANSON, Mary
BAHNER, Kristin
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Dawn Reckinger, Minnesota Department of Health, presented on Family Home Visiting.

HF1226 (Bahner) – Programs and funding for home visits governed, and money appropriated.

Representative Bahner moved HF1226 before the committee.

Representative Bahner moved the H1226DE1 amendment be added to HF1226. The motion prevailed.

Testifiers:
Chandra Bittmann, Lifetrack
Marielynn Herrera, YMCA Mankato
Nedra Robinson, Simpson Housing Services
Linda Bell, Minnesota Advocates and Champions for Children
Caleb Stromquist, Advocate
Elizabeth Bangert, Advocate
Amanda Kowalski, Advocate

The meeting was recessed at 9:38 am.

The meeting reconvened at 5:16pm, in Room 200 in the State Office Building.

Testimony on HF1226 continued.

Testifier:
Laura LaCroix-Dalluhn, Minnesota Coalition for Targeted Home Visiting

Chair Pinto laid over HF1226, as amended, for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:41pm.



Representative Dave Pinto, Chair




Polly Cerkvenik, Committee Legislative
Assistant








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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Approval of Meeting Minutes III. Presentation: Home Visiting Minnesota Department of Health IV. (Pending Referral) HF1226 (Bahner) - Programs and funding for home visits governed, and money appropriated. V. Adjournment

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  • HF1226 (Bahner) - Programs and funding for home visits governed, and money appropriated.
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Presentation on home visiting. - Department of Health. 52:52 - HF1226 (Bahner) Programs and funding for home visits governed, and money appropriated (pending referral). The Division recessed. Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.