STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY- FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chairs, Representative Paul Thissen
Representative Tina Liebling, Vice-Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:25 P.M. on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 in Room Basement of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was present.
Representative Huntley moved the minutes of February 4, 2010 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2562 (Thissen) COBRA premium state subsidy eligibility extended and modified.
Representative Thissen moved that HF2562 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
Representative Thissen moved the H2562A1
amendment with the following change:
Page 1, line 1.6 delete "as amended by section 1,"
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Thissen presented the bill.
Providing testimony in support of the bill:
Mike Goldman, Minnesota Dislocated Worker Program
Representative Thissen renewed his motion that HF2562, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Thissen assumed the gavel at 3:40 P.M.
Overview of Consumer Directed Community Supports
Amy Hewitt, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate/Training Director, University of Minnesota's Institute on Community Integration
Steve Larson, Public Policy Director, The Arc of Minnesota
Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
February 9, 2010
Lynn MacDonald, Co-Chair Self Directed Participant Network
Pat Wright, Self Directed Participant Network and Self Advocate
Jean Bender, Member of the Board of Directors of The Arc of Minnesota
Karen Conrath, Client Driven Support Coordinator, Dakota County Social Services
Jean Wood, Director, Aging and Adult Services Division, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Alex Bartolic, Director, Disability Services Division, Minnesota Department of Human Services
The meeting was adjourned at 4:40 P.M.
Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant