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Health and Human Services Reform

FIFTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 26, 2011

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM

MINUTES

Representative Gottwalt, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:34P.M.on January 26, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GOTTWALT, Steve, Chair
MACK, Tara, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
BARRETT, Bob
BENSON, Mike
FRANSON, Mary
FRITZ, Patti
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HOSCH, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
PETERSON, Sandra
QUAM, Duane





















No members were excused.

A quorum was not present.

Representative Gottwalt officially called the meeting to order at 2:40 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Quam moved the approval of the minutes of January 25, 2011 with the time corrected to 4:15. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED AS CORRECTED.

Overview of the Minnesota Department of Human Services was presented by the following staff of the Minnesota Department of Human Services:
Continuing Care, Loren Colman, Assistant Commissioner
Disability Services Director, Alex Bartolic
Nursing Facility Rates & Policy, Bob Held
Jean Wood, Aging & Adult Services Director, Mn. Board on Aging, Executive Director
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Director, Bruce Hodek
Children & Family Services: Erin Sullivan Sutton, Assistant Commissioner
Chemical & Mental Health Services: Loren Colman, Assistant Commissioner
Financial Management & Operations: Jerry Kerber, Director of License
Minnesota Sex Offender Program: Dennis Benson, Executive Director
Minnesota Sex Offender Program: Jannine Hebert, Executive Clinical Director
Health Care Administration: Scott Leitz, Assistant Commissioner
Health Care Administration: Chief Administrative Officer, Shannon McMahon,
The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 P.M.


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REP. STEVE GOTTWALT, CHAIR



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Shirley Koderick
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Overview of Minnesota Department of Human Services