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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING - JOINT MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - May 01, 2009

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

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
AND
COMMITTEE ON CIVIL JUSTICE
Chairs, Representative Paul Thissen and Representative Joe Mullery

MINUTES


Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:37 A.M. on Friday, May 1, 2009 in Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
BROD, Laura
BUNN, Julie
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
EMMER, Tom
FRITZ, Patti
GARDNER, Paul
HAYDEN, Jeff
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
KULICK JACKSON, Gail
LAINE, Carolyn
LOEFFLER, Diane
MACK, Tara
MAHONEY, Tim
MULLERY, Joe
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
RUUD, Maria
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul




Members excused:

ABELER, Jim
CHAMPION, Bobby Jo
GOTTWALT, Steve
HILSTROM, Deb
HORTMAN, Melissa
HUNTLEY, Tom
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KELLY, Tim
OLIN, Dave
PAYMAR, Michael
THAO, Cy
WESTROM, Torrey

A quorum was present.

Overview of the Genetic Information in Minnesota Report, January 2009

Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske, Director, Information Policy Analysis Division, Minnesota Department of Administration

HF1821 (Kahn) Genetic information treatment specified, informed consent required prior to collecting genetic information and biological specimens, and data collection specified

HF901 (Emmer) Genetic information use modified

HF902 (Emmer) Property interest in human biological specimens created, specimen use limited

Public Testimony

Tim Church, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Twila Brase, President, Citizens’ Council on Health Care
Frank Iossi, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Health System
Kristin Loncorich, Minnesota Department of Health
Heather Zierhut, Genetic Counselor, University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview
Tim Utz, Citizen
Mike Mielke, Parent

Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight and Civil Justice
May 1, 2009
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The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 A.M.







Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR


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

*Informational hearing only
HF901 (Emmer) Genetic information use modified
HF902 (Emmer) Property interest in human biological specimens created, specimen use limited
HF1821 (Kahn) Genetic information treatment specified, informed consent required prior to collecting genetic information and biological specimens, and data collection specified