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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

FIFTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - January 22, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chair, Representative Paul Thissen

MINUTES


Representative Tina Liebling, Vice-Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45 P.M. on Wednesday, January 22, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
ABELER, Jim
BUNN, Julie
EMMER, Tom
FRITZ, Patti
GARDNER, Paul
GOTTWALT, Steve
HAYDEN, Jeff
HUNTLEY, Tom
KELLY, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn
LOEFFLER, Diane
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria
THAO, Cy
TORKELSON, Paul




Members excused:

BROD, Laura
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)

A quorum was present at 2:50 P.M.

Representative Murphy moved that the minutes of January 21, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Improving health through nutrition, menu labeling in chain restaurants

Cara McNulty, Statewide Health Improvement Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Health

Edward Ehlinger, MD, Director and Chief Health Officer at Boynton Health Service University of Minnesota, Healthy Menus Coalition and the West Metro Medical Society

Ken Schelper, Director of Human Resources, Davanni's

Dave Siegel, Executive Vice-President, Hospitality Minnesota

Buzz Anderson, Minnesota Retailers Association

Thomas Kottke, MD, Medical Director for Evidence-Based Health, HealthPartners, Senior Clinical Investigator, HealthPartners Research Foundation, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

The meeting was adjourned at 4:13 P.M.




Rep. Tina Liebling, CHAIR



Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Improving health through nutrition, informational hearing on menu labeling in chain restaurants