STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Gottwalt, Chair, of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:31 P.M. on March 9, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GOTTWALT, Steve, Chair
MACK, Tara, Vice Chair
Members excused: NONE
A quorum was not present.
HF462 (Norton) Nurse Licensure Compact and appointments provided.
Representative Gottwalt moved that HF462 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.
The meeting was officially called to order at 2:37 P.M.
Representative Benson moved that the minutes of March 8, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying on HF462 were Shirley Brekken, MN BOF Nursing (BON), Jo McLaughlin, HealthPartners and Hospitals and Clinics, Deb Haagenson, Vice-President for Nursing at St. Joseph's, Park Rapids, Sharon Prinsen, Mayo Clinic, Karen Brill, Vice-President, Gillette, Mariclaire England, RN, Park Nicollett, Linda Hamilton, President, Minnesota Nurses Association, Cindy Schoenecker, Practice Specialist, Minnesota Nurses Association and Karen McDonald, Health East Care Systems.
Representative Gottwalt renewed his motion that HF462 be recommended to pass.
Representative Quam requested a roll call. The results were as follows:
Voting YEA were Representatives Gottwalt, Mack Barrett, Benson, Franson, Gruenhagen, Huntley, Kiffmeyer, Liebling, Lohmer, McDonald, McElfatrick, Moran, Norton, and Quam.
Voting NAY were Representatives Abeler, Fritz, Hosch, Loeffler, Murphy, and Pederson.
On a vote of 15 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.
A Mental Health Presentation was given by the following people:
Minnesota Mental Health System, Overview of Minnesota Mental Health Action Group and 2007 Mental Health Initiative
Sue Abderholden, MPH National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI)
Individual and Family Perspective, Maureen King and Tracey Newman
Model Benefit Set, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS, Jim Riebe, Central Minnesota Mental Health Center
Peer Specialists, Gail Houman and Dawn Graham
Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS), and Infrastructure and Other Mental Health Grants, School-linked, Greater Minnesota Family Services, Tom Belcher
Crisis Mental Health Services (mobile team and homes) Northern Pines Mental Health Center, Glen Anderson and People, Inc., Tim Burkett
Evidence-based Practices IDDT - Zumbro Valley Mental Health Center Judy Eichman; Mark Bronson
Culturally Specific Providers, Volunteers of America, David Schuchman and Dega Ali
The meeting was adjourned at 4:24 P.M.
REP. STEVE GOTTWALT, CHAIR
Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant