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Human Services Finance and Policy

FORTY-SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, February 17, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 am on February 17, 2022, remotely via Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.


The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
BOLDON, Liz
BURKEL, John
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe


A quorum was present.

Rep. Albright moved that the minutes from February 16, 2022, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation: Implementation of 2021 Legislation-Children and Family Services Administration, Department of Human Services
• Deborah Schlick, Manager, Economic Assistance and Supports Division
• Jamie Sorenson, Director, Child Safety and Permanency Division
• Tara Borton, Staff Attorney, Child Support Division

HF3269 (Hanson, J.) State and local welfare agency data disseminated expanded for monitoring eligibility of data subject for public assistance programs.
Rep. Hanson moved to rerefer HF3269 to Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee as recommended.
Rep. Hanson renewed her motion to rerefer HF3269 to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee as recommended.
Chair Schultz stated a roll call vote would be taken. The results were as follows:
AYES
SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
BOLDON, Liz
BURKEL, John
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMAKER, Joe

NAYS

EXCUSED
NOOR, Mohamud

On a vote of 18 AYES and 0 NAYS and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3259 (Hanson, J.) Counties and Tribes allowed to contact MFIP participants by phone or in writing upon receipt of incomplete household report form, and public assistance program income calculation modified.

Chair Schultz laid HF3259 over for possible inclusion in the Human Services Finance Omnibus bill.





The meeting was adjourned at 11:16 am.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3259 (Hanson) - Counties and Tribes allowed to contact MFIP participants by phone or in writing upon receipt of incomplete household report form, and public assistance program income calculation modified.
  • HF3269 (Hanson) - State and local welfare agency data disseminated expanded for monitoring eligibility of data subject for public assistance programs.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:31 - Department of Human Services presentation: Implementation updates in the Children and Family Services Division.
39:12 - HF3269 (Hanson) State and local welfare agency data disseminated expanded for monitoring eligibility of data subject for public assistance programs.
44:06 - HF3259 (Hanson) Counties and Tribes allowed to contact MFIP participants by phone or in writing upon receipt of incomplete household report form, and public assistance program income calculation modified.
Runs 47 minutes.


1. Department of Human Services Presentation on Implementation Updates the in Children and Family Services Division
2. HF3269 (Hanson, J) State and local welfare agency data disseminated expanded for monitoring eligibility of data subject for public assistance programs.
3. HF3259 (Hanson, J) Counties and Tribes allowed to contact MFIP participants by phone or in writing upon receipt of incomplete household report form, and public assistance program income calculation modified.
Additional agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Notes:
Members of the public wishing to testify or submit written testimony should contact Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, February 16.
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
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