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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

ELEVENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 05, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 2:55 P.M. on Thursday, February 5, 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
BROD, Laura
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




A quorum was present.

Representative Laine moved that the minutes of February 4, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF176 (Emmer) Death record replacement required when ordered by the court

Representative Emmer moved that HF176 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to General Register.

Representative Emmer presented the bill.

Providing testimony were:

Brandon Schwartz, J.D., Michael Schwartz P.A.
Mary Hoeft, Parent
Barb Wills, Assistant Division Director, Division of Health Policy, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Emmer moved the H0176A1 amendment.

Representative Gardner moved to amend the H0176A1 amendment as follows:

Page 1, after line 1, insert:
Page 1, line 2, delete "a replacement" and insert "an amended"

Representative Emmer incorporated the oral amendment into the H0176A1 amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Emmer moved the H0176A2 amendment with the following change:

Page 1, line 4, delete "7" and insert "1"


Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
February 5, 2009
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THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Thissen moved to amend the H0176A2 amendment as follows:

Page 1, after line 1 insert:
Page 1, line 4, after "effective" insert "the day following final enactment and is effective"

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Emmer renewed his motion that HF176, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview of GAMC population, demographics and care needs

Randall Chun, Analyst, House Research
Father John Estrom, CEO, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Gerry Lauer, Program Manager, Dorothy Day Center
Monica Nilsson, Street Outreach Director, St. Stephen’s
Sam Joyner, GAMC Recipient
Burke Kealey, M.D., Associate Medical Director, Regions Hospital
Anne Quincy, Attorney, Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, Minneapolis
Ralonda Mason, Managing Attorney, St. Cloud Area Legal Services

The meeting was adjourned at 4:20 P.M.


Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR


Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
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House TV Video:
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00:48 - HF176 (Emmer) Death record replacement required when ordered by the court.
31:57 - Overview of GAMC (General Assistance Medical Care) population, demographics and care needs.
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HF176 (Emmer) Death record replacement required when ordered by the court
Overview of GAMC population, demographics and care needs

HF120 (Hosch) has been removed from the agenda