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Health and Human Services Reform

SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 16, 2011

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Gottwalt, Chair, of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:34 P.M. on March 16, 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

Members excused: NONE

A quorum was not present.

HF936 Holberg Abortions at or after 20 weeks gestational age prohibited unless exceptions apply and civil and criminal penalties provided.

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

Representative Gottwalt moved that HF936 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Floor.

Representative Barrett moved that the minutes of March 15, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Gottwalt moved the H0936DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF936 were Representative Holberg, Andrea Rau, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, Father Andrew Cozzens, Minnesota Catholic Conference and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Micah Olsen, Ms. Alicia Hempel, Professor David Schultz, and Dr. Carrie Ann Terrell.

Representative Gottwalt renewed his motion that HF936, as amended, be recommended to pass.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF795 Hoppe Human services commissioner instructed to initiate a foreign reciprocal agreement.

Representative Gottwalt moved that HF795 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.

Testifying on HF795 were Representative Hoppe and Heidi Shea, constituent.

Representative Gottwalt renewed his motion that HF795 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF311 Hayden Supplemental contracts authorized.

Representative Gottwalt moved HF311 for consideration.

Representative Hayden and Curt Haats, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health CFO testified on HF311.

Representative Gottwalt moved to lay the bill over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:04 P.M.

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REP. STEVE GOTTWALT, CHAIR


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF311 (Hayden) - Human services supplemental contracts authorized.
  • HF936 (Holberg) - Abortions at or after 20 weeks postfertilization age prohibited unless exceptions apply, and civil and criminal penalties provided.
  • HF795 (Hoppe) - Bermuda; human services commissioner instructed to initiate a foreign reciprocal agreement.
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01:43 - Gavel, and consideration of HF936 (Holberg) Abortions at or after 20 weeks gestational age prohibited unless exceptions apply, and civil and criminal penalties provided.
1:15:20 - HF795 (Hoppe) Human services commissioner instructed to initiate a foreign reciprocal agreement.
1:23:07 - HF311 (Hayden) Supplemental contracts authorized.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.


Additional bills may be added.
Each bill will be given 30 minutes (10 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for opponents. And 10 minutes for proponents).
If you would like to testify, please keep comments to 2 minutes. Written testimony will be accepted. Please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn if you would like to testify.