1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 297, the delete everything amendment
1.2(A07-0645), as follows:
1.3Page 146, after line 26 insert:

1.4    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62J.495, is amended to read:
1.7    Subdivision 1. Establishment; members; duties Implementation. By January
1.81, 2012, all hospitals and health care providers must have in place an interoperable
1.9electronic health records system within their hospital system or clinical practice setting.
1.10The commissioner of health, in consultation with the Health Information Technology and
1.11Infrastructure Advisory Committee, shall develop a statewide plan to meet this goal,
1.12including the adoption of uniform standards to be used for the interoperable system for
1.13sharing and synchronizing patient data across systems. The standards must be compatible
1.14with federal efforts. The uniform standards must be refined and adopted for use when
1.15a standard development organization accredited by the American National Standards
1.16Institute completes the development of a standard for sharing and synchronizing patient
1.17data across systems.
1.18    Subd. 2. Health Information Technology and Infrastructure Advisory
1.19Committee. (a) The commissioner shall establish a Health Information Technology
1.20and Infrastructure Advisory Committee governed by section 15.059 to advise the
1.21commissioner on the following matters:
1.22    (1) assessment of the use of health information technology by the state, licensed
1.23health care providers and facilities, and local public health agencies;
1.24    (2) recommendations for implementing a statewide interoperable health information
1.25infrastructure, to include estimates of necessary resources, and for determining standards
2.1for administrative data exchange, clinical support programs, patient privacy requirements,
2.2and maintenance of the security and confidentiality of individual patient data; and
2.3    (3) other related issues as requested by the commissioner.
2.4    (b) The members of the Health Information Technology and Infrastructure Advisory
2.5Committee shall include the commissioners, or commissioners' designees, of health,
2.6human services, administration, and commerce and additional members to be appointed
2.7by the commissioner to include persons representing Minnesota's local public health
2.8agencies, licensed hospitals and other licensed facilities and providers, private purchasers,
2.9the medical and nursing professions, health insurers and health plans, the state quality
2.10improvement organization, academic and research institutions, consumer advisory
2.11organizations with an interest and expertise in health information technology, and other
2.12stakeholders as identified by the Health Information Technology and Infrastructure
2.13Advisory Committee.
2.14    Subd. 2. Annual report. (c) The commissioner shall prepare and issue an annual
2.15report not later than January 30 of each year outlining progress to date in implementing a
2.16statewide health information infrastructure and recommending future projects.
2.17    Subd. 3. Expiration. (d) Notwithstanding section 15.059, this section subdivision
2.18expires June 30, 2009 2012."
2.19Page 161, after line 34 insert:

2.20    "Sec. 18. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 157.16, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
2.21    Subdivision 1. License required annually. A license is required annually for every
2.22person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of conducting a food and beverage
2.23service establishment, hotel, motel, lodging establishment, or resort. Any person wishing
2.24to operate a place of business licensed in this section shall first make application, pay the
2.25required fee specified in this section, and receive approval for operation, including plan
2.26review approval. Seasonal and temporary food stands and special event food stands are
2.27not required to submit plans. Nonprofit organizations operating a special event food
2.28stand with multiple locations at an annual one-day event shall be issued only one license.
2.29Application shall be made on forms provided by the commissioner and shall require
2.30the applicant to state the full name and address of the owner of the building, structure,
2.31or enclosure, the lessee and manager of the food and beverage service establishment,
2.32hotel, motel, lodging establishment, or resort; the name under which the business is to
2.33be conducted; and any other information as may be required by the commissioner to
2.34complete the application for license."
2.35Page 162, after line 23 insert:

3.1    Fees relating to hearing aid dispensers, as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section
3.2153A.17, may not be increased until after the Department of Health provides a report to
3.3the legislature regarding the need and reasons for fee increases."
3.4Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.5Amend the title accordingly