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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 12:46 P.M. on February 12, 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 present

Representative Cantrell moved that the minutes of February 7, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Kristen Ehresmann, Director of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), gave an overview of the MDH Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) strategy report.

Darin Rowles, HIV Supports Manager, Minnesota Department of Human Services, responded to member questions.

Rep Cantrell moved that HF 269 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division Omnibus Bill.

HF 269 (Cantrell) HIV prevention grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying in support:

Cree Gordon, HIV Prevention Coordinator, Youth and AIDS Projects
Matt Toburen, Director of Public Policy, JustUs Health

Representative Munson moved an oral amendment to HF 269 as follows:



Line 1.6, after “organizations” insert “in Minnesota”

Line 1.7, after “communities” insert “in Minnesota”

Line 1.8, after “individuals” insert “in Minnesota”

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 269 as amended for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 479 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division Omnibus Bill

HF 479 (Becker-Finn) Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention program established, reports required, and money appropriated.

Testifying in support:

Katie Kramer, Policy Director, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
Nicole Matthews, Executive Director Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition
Pethuel Cole, Executive Director, Oasis of Love Crisis Intervention
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Kohpa Vang, Community Advocate

Representative Franson moved the H0479A1 amendment.

At 2:25 P.M. Chair Liebling recessed the committee until the call of the chair.

Chair Liebling reconvened the committee at 5:16 P.M.

Representative Franson renewed her motion to adopt the H0479A1 amendment.

Chair Liebling moved an oral amendment to the H0479A1 amendment as follows:

Page 1, strike lines 1.2 through 1.5 and lines 1.10 and 1.11.

Representative Franson incorporated Chair Liebling’s oral amendment into H0479A1 and renewed her motion that H0479A1, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 479, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:25 P.M.


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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhofer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

*Agenda Item Added *Minnesota Department of Health Presentation on HIV Strategy Report HF269 (Cantrell) HIV prevention grant funding provided, and money appropriated. HF479 (Becker-Finn) Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention program established, reports required, and money appropriated. Testifiers should email Chris McCall (Chris.McCall@house.mn) and Krysta Niedernhofer (Krysta.Niedernhofer@house.mn).

Bills Added:
  • HF269 (Cantrell) - HIV prevention grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF479 (Becker-Finn) - Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
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01:28 - Department of Health HIV Strategy report. 25:19 - HF269 (Cantrell) HIV prevention grant funding provided, and money appropriated. 58:08 - HF479 (Becker-Finn) Domestic violence and sexual assault prevention program established, reports required, and money appropriated. The Division recessed. Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.