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2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

March 05, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 March 5, 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
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
LOEFFLER, Diane
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
NOOR, Mohamud
OLSON, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:
HALEY, Barb

A quorum was present

Representative Noor moved that the minutes of February 28, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1176 (Xiong, J.) Mental health in disability communities funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 1176 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Xiong presented HF 1176.

Testifying in support:
1. Daniel Cashman, Executive Director, Aim Services/The TAP
2. Paul Stambaugh, The TAP
3. Justin Page, The TAP

Chair Liebling laid over HF 1176 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 1250 (Bierman) Certified community behavioral health clinics governing provisions changed.

Representative Bierman requested that HF 1250 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Bierman presented HF 1250 and moved the H1250A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support:
1. Beth Krebiel, R.N., CEO, Zumbro Valley Health Center
2. Mike Turpin, General Counsel, People Incorporated

Matt Burdick, Legislative Director, Behavioral Health, Housing and Healthcare, Department of Human Services (DHS), responded to member questions.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 1250, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 792 (Vang, S.) Culturally competent mental health provider grants funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 792 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Vang presented HF 792.

Chair Liebling moved the H0792DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support:
1. Raj Chaudhary, Executive Director, Sewa Aifw
2. True Thao, True Thao Counseling

Chair Liebling laid over HF 782, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 1194 (Baker) Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Baker requested that HF 1194 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Baker moved the H1194A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support:
1. Becky Romosz, Parent, PACT For Families Collaborative
2. Rochelle Peterson, Director, PACT For Families Collaborative

Matt Burdick, DHS, responded to member questions.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 1194, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:08 P.M.


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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF1176 (J. Xiong) Mental health in disability communities funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1250 (Bierman) Certified community behavioral health clinics governing provisions changed. HF792 (S. Vang) Culturally competent mental health provider grants funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1194 (Baker) Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF1176 (Xiong) - Mental health in disability communities funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1250 (Bierman) - Certified community behavioral health clinic governing provisions changed.
  • HF792 (Vang) - Culturally competent mental health provider grants funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1194 (Baker) - Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
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