STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION
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.
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
MANN, Alice, Vice-Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Lead Republican
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.
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair
Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant