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Human Services Finance and Policy

FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Tuesday, March 15, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-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 March 15, 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.

Lead Albright moved that the minutes from March 11, 2022, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF167 (Stephenson) Presentence investigation and written report requirement modified.
Chair Schultz moved the A6 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Schultz moved to rerefer HF167, as amended, to the Commerce Committee.

Testifier:
• Pat Gibbs, Orrick Law Firm, Sports Betting Alliance

Chair Schultz renewed the motion to rerefer HF167, as amended, to the Commerce Committee.
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
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
PINTO, Dave
SANDELL, Steve

NAYS

KIEL, Debra
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

On a vote of 13 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Bahner assumed the gavel.

HF4065 (Schultz) Long-term care consultation service recodified.
Chair Schultz moved the A1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Schultz moved that HF4065, as amended and recommended, be placed on the General Register.
Chair Schultz renewed her motion that HF4065, as amended and recommended, be placed on the General Register.
Vice Chair Bahner 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
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe

NAYS

On a vote of 19 AYES, 0 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3698 (Schultz) Duluth; First Witness Child Advocacy Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
Chair Schultz moved to rerefer HF3698 to the Capital Investment Committee.
Testifiers:
• Tracie Clanaugh, Executive Director, First Witness Child Advocacy Center
• Jon Holets, Assistant County Attorney, St. Louis County Attorney's Office
Vice Chair Bahner renewed the motion to rerefer HF3698 to the Capital Investment Committee.
Vice Chair Bahner 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
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve

NAYS

EXCUSED
SCHOMACKER, Joe

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

HF3211 (Pinto) Supplemental Security Income benefit trust established for foster children established, report required, and money appropriated.
Rep. Pinto moved the A22 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers:
• Antonio Luna-Jackson, Foster Advocates
• Hoang Murphy, Executive Director, Foster Advocates
• Brad Vold, Director, Public Health and Social Services, Morrison County
Chair Schultz laid HF3211, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Human Services Finance and Policy Omnibus bill.
HF3615 (Moran) Child welfare; out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified; and initial phone call between foster parent and parent of legal guardian required.
Chair Schultz moved the DE1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.



Testifiers:
• Trish Skophammer, Director, Ramsey County Child Support Services
• Michelle Koeppl, Parent Advocate

Chair Schultz laid HF3615, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Human Services Finance and Policy Omnibus bill.





The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 pm.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant












More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF167 (Stephenson) - Sports betting provided for and authorized, licenses established, local restrictions prohibited, sports betting taxation provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, and reports required.
  • HF3211 (Pinto) - Supplemental Security Income benefit trust established for foster children established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3615 (Moran) - Child welfare; out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified; and initial phone call between foster parent and parent of legal guardian required.
  • HF3698 (Schultz) - Duluth; First Witness Child Advocacy Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF4065 (Schultz) - Health Department, health care, health-related licensing boards, health insurance, community supports, behavioral health, continuing care for older adults, child and vulnerable adult protection, economic assistance, direct care and treatment, preventing homelessness, human services licensing and operations, the Minnesota rare Disease Advisory Council, nonintoxicating hemp regulation, organ donation regulation, mandated reports, and long-term care consultation services governing provisions modified; forecast adjustments made; reports required; and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:59 - HF167 (Stephenson) Authorizing and providing for sports betting; establishing licenses; prohibiting local restrictions; providing for taxation of sports betting; providing civil and criminal penalties; requiring reports.
20:20 - HF4065 (Schultz) Long-term care consultation service recodified.
24:28 - HF3698 (Schultz) Duluth; First Witness Child Advocacy Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
40:58 - HF3211 (Pinto) Supplemental Security Income benefit trust established for foster children established, report required, and money appropriated.
1:16:15 - HF3615 (Moran) Child welfare; out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified; and initial phone call between foster parent and parent of legal guardian required.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.


1. HF167 (Stephenson) Presentence investigation and written report requirement modified.
2. HF3615 (Moran) Child welfare; out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified; and initial phone call between foster parent and parent of legal guardian required.
3. HF3211 (Pinto) Supplemental Security Income benefit trust established for foster children established, report required, and money appropriated.
4. HF4065 (Schultz) Long-term care consultation service recodified.
5. HF3698 (Schultz) Duluth; First Witness Child Advocacy Center funding provided, and money appropriated.

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 submit written testimony should contact Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Monday, March 14.
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