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TWENTIETH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 12:48 P.M. on February 27, 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 26, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1058 (Halverson) Litigation proceeds required to be appropriated to commissioner of health and used for tobacco use prevention activities, and money appropriated.

Representative Halverson presented an overview of her bill and requested that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division Bill.

Testifying in support: Molly Moilanen, Vice President, ClearWay Minnesota

Representative Halverson moved the H1058A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 1058, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF350 (Mann) Statewide cessation services to help Minnesotans quit using tobacco products authorized.

Vice Chair Mann presented an overview of her bill and requested that it be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.


Testifying in support:

1. Dr. Courtney Jordan Baechler, Assistant Commissioner for Health Improvement, Minnesota Department of Health

2. Amanda Jansen, Senior Public affairs Manager, ClearWay Minnesota

3. Elizabeth Bangert, Citizen

Chair Liebling laid over HF350 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF940 (Cantrell) Palliative Care Advisory Council funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Cantrell presented an overview of his bill and requested that it by laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Testifying in support:

1. Emily Myatt, Minnesota Government Relations Director for American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network

2. Jessica Hausauer, Chair, Minnesota Palliative Care Advisory Council

Chair Liebling laid over HF940 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 P.M.


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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF1058 (Halverson) Litigation proceeds required to be appropriated to commissioner of health and used for tobacco use prevention activities, and money appropriated. HF350 (Mann) Statewide cessation services to help Minnesotans quit using tobacco products authorized. HF940 (Cantrell) Palliative Care Advisory Council funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF1058 (Halverson) - Litigation proceeds required to be appropriated to commissioner of health and used for tobacco use prevention activities, and money appropriated.
  • HF350 (Mann) - Statewide cessation services to help Minnesotans quit using tobacco products authorized.
  • HF940 (Cantrell) - Palliative Care Advisory Council funding provided, and money appropriated.
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01:09 - HF1058 (Halverson) Litigation proceeds required to be appropriated to commissioner of health and used for tobacco use prevention activities, and money appropriated. 24:14 - HF350 (Mann) Statewide cessation services to help Minnesotans quit using tobacco products authorized. 48:50 - HF940 (Cantrell) Palliative Care Advisory Council funding provided, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 2 minutes.