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TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH 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 7, 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 Olson moved that the minutes of March 6, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 814 (Edelson) School-linked mental health grants modified, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 814 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Service Finance Division bill.

Representative Edelson presented HF 814.

Testifying in support:

1. Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota
2. Nichole Scheiber, Parent
3. Mark Sander, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Hennepin County
4. Sandy Lewandowski, Superintendent, Intermediate School District 287
5. Janis Allen, CEO, Range Mental Health Center

Sam Walseth, Lobbyist, Minnesota Rural Education Association, responded to member questions.

Chair Liebling laid over HF 814 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 1529 (Schultz) Out-of-home placements additional reimbursement established, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Schultz moved that HF 1529 be heard and re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Schultz presented HF 1529.

Testifying in support:

1. Kay Mack, County Administrator, Beltrami County
2. Becky Secore, Health and Human Services Director, Beltrami County
3. Richard Anderson, Beltrami County Commissioner

Representative Schultz renewed her motion that HF 1529 be re-referred to Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 928 (Richardson) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder reduction programs funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 928 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Richardson presented HF 928.

Testifying in support:

1. Shantel Ratzlaff, Community of Recovery Aiding Families in Transition
2. Valerie Mangskau, Community of Recovery Aiding Families in Transition

Chair Liebling laid over HF 928 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 975 (Richardson) Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 975 be heard and re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Richardson presented HF 975.

Testifying in support:

1. Michele Isham, Chair, Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Board
2. Mary Hartnett, Executive Director, Commission on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing

Chair Liebling renewed her motion that HF 975 be re-referred to Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1264 (Cantrell) Population eligible to be served with housing grant funding modified.

Representative Cantrell requested that HF 1264 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill. He then moved the H1264DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cantrell presented HF 1264.

Testifying in support:

1. Cindy Owen, Regional Director, The Arc Minnesota Midstate

Chair Liebling laid over HF 1264, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:11 P.M.



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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF814 (Edelson) School-linked mental health grants modified, report required, and money appropriated. HF928 (Richardson) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder reduction programs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF975 (Richardson) Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1264 (Cantrell) Population eligible to be served with housing grant funding modified. HF1529 (Schultz) Out-of-home placements additional reimbursement established, report required, and money appropriated. Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added:
  • HF814 (Edelson) - School-linked mental health grants modified, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF928 (Richardson) - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder reduction programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF975 (Richardson) - Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1264 (Cantrell) - Population eligible to be served with housing grant funding modified.
  • HF1529 (Schultz) - Out-of-home placements additional reimbursement established, report required, and money appropriated.
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