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FOURTEENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Liebling, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 12:47 P.M. on February 13, 2019 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
MANN, Alice, Vice-Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Lead Republican
ACOMB, Patty
BAKER, Dave
BIERMAN, Robert
CANTRELL, Hunter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
LOEFFLER, Diane
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
NOOR, Mohamud
OLSON, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:

A quorum was not present.

Representative Youakim gave an overview of her bill HF 260.

HF 230 (Youakim) St. Louis Park; Perspectives Family Center expansion and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Testifying in support:

Jeannie Seeley-Smith, President/CEO, Perspectives
Karen Barton, Community Development Director, City of St. Louis Park

A quorum was present at 12:53 P.M.

Jim Erickson, Solomon Strategies Group, representing Perspectives and Jennifer Summerfeld, Legislative Director, Children and Family Services, Department of Human Services, responded to member questions.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 230 be returned to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommended re-referral to the Division on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cantrell moved that the minutes of February 12, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chad Hope, Deputy Director for Purchasing and Service Delivery, Department of Human Services gave an overview of Medicaid pharmacy benefits.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 182 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Division Bill.

HF 182 (Lippert) Prescription drug repository program established, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in support:

Rowan Mahon, Doctorate of Pharmacy and Masters of Public Health Student
Dr. Cody Wiberg, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
Dr. Norrie Thomas, Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health System, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

Chair Liebling laid over HF 182 for possible inclusion in the Division Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:13 P.M.



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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhofer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF230 (Youakim): St. Louis Park; Perspectives Family Center expansion and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. DHS Prescription Drug Overview HF182 (Lippert) Prescription drug repository program established, and money appropriated. Testifiers should email Chris McCall (Chris.McCall@house.mn) and Krysta Niedernhofer (Krysta.Niedernhofer@house.mn).

Bills Added:
  • HF230 (Youakim) - St. Louis Park; Perspectives Family Center expansion and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF182 (Lippert) - Prescription drug repository program established, and money appropriated.
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