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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

EIGHTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - January 29, 2009

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

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

MINUTES


Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:50 P.M. on Thursday, January 29, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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


Members excused:

BROD, Laura
BUNN, Julie
HUNTLEY, Tom
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria

A quorum was present at 2:55 P.M.

Representative Gottwalt moved that the minutes of January 28, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Liebling assumed the gavel at 2:55 P.M.

HF266 (Fritz) Parental fees modified for services for persons with developmental disabilities

Wendy Susen, Parent, Resident of Faribault
Karen Larson, Parent, Resident of Faribault
Deb Hawley, Parent, Resident of Faribault
Lisa Evert, Parent, Resident of Faribault
Heidi Hamilton, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Steve Larson, The Arc of Minnesota
Nathan Moracco, Director, State Employee Group Insurance Program, Minnesota Management & Budget

HF295 (Loeffler) Consumer-directed community supports modified and money appropriated

Representative Loeffler moved that HF295 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance.

Representative Loeffler presented the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:

Steve Larson, The Arc of Minnesota
Steve Hayes, Parent, Resident of Minneapolis

Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
January 29, 2009
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Debra and Jeff Denning, Parent and son, Residents of Minneapolis
Pam Taylor, Parent, Resident of Minnetonka
Bruce Nelson, Executive Director, ARRM

Rep. Loeffler renewed her motion that HF295 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Transforming Minnesota’s disability service and finance systems

Bruce Nelson, Executive Director, ARRM

The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 P.M.



Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR



Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF266 (Fritz) Parental fees modified for services for persons with developmental disabilities -- Informational only
HF295 (Loeffler) Consumer-directed community supports modified and money appropriated
Transforming Minnesota's disability service and finance systems, ARRM report