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Ways and Means

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - April 05, 2011

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

WAYS AND MEANS

MINUTES

Representative Holberg, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on April 5, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

HOLBERG, Mary Liz, Chair
DOWNEY, Keith, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Bruce
ANDERSON, Sarah
BEARD, Mike
BRYNAERT, Kathy
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CHAMPION, Bobby Joe
DAVIDS, Greg
EKEN, Kent
GAROFALO, Pat
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HACKBARTH, Tom
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWES, Larry
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KAHN, Phyllis
KIFFMEYER, Mary
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PELOWSKI, Gene
RUKAVINA, Tom
SLAWIK, Nora
WAGENIUS, Jean
WESTROM, Torrey

Excused:
HAMILTON, Rod
SMITH, Steve

A quorum was not present.

Representative Holberg officially called the meeting to order at 8:01 A.M. A quorum was present.

SF760 (Hann): Omnibus health and human services appropriations.

Representative Abeler moved SF 760 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Abeler moved to delete the language in SF 760 and insert the language of HF 927 First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler moved the H0927A82-1 Amendment.

Representative Abeler moved the H0927A104 Amendment to the H0927A82-1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Abeler moved the H0927A82-1 Amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on SF 760, as amended:

Randall Chun, Researcher, Minnesota House of Representatives

Representative Kiffmeyer moved the H0927A103 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson moved the A11-0260 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on SF 760, as amended:

John Walz, Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives
Dave Renner, Minnesota Medical Association
Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association
Patrick Ness, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Troy Taubenheim, Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education
Marie Reigstad, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Matt Burdick, NAMI Minnesota
Ron Brand, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs

Representative Carlson moved SF 760, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote.

The following fifteen members voted Nay:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, WESTROM

The following eleven members voted Yea:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, BUESGENS, CHAMPION, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, LENCZEWSKI, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

Not present:
HACKBARTH, KAHN, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA

On a vote of 11 Yeas and 15 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Abeler moved SF 760, as amended, be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Carlson moved to amend the Abeler motion as follows:

Insert "without certification" after "be recommended to pass"

Representative Carlson requested a roll call.

The following sixteen members voted Nay:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, BUESGENS, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, WESTROM

The following ten members voted Yea:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, CHAMPION, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, LENCZEWSKI, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

Not present:
HACKBARTH, KAHN, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA

On a vote of 10 Yeas and 16 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Carlson requested a roll call vote on SF 760, as amended.

The following eleven members voted Nay:
CARLSON, BRYNAERT, BUESGENS, CHAMPION, EKEN, GREILING, HORNSTEIN, HUNTLEY, LENCZEWSKI, SLAWIK, WAGENIUS

The following fifteen members voted Yea:
HOLBERG, DOWNEY, ABELER, ANDERSON, B., ANDERSON, S., BEARD, DAVIDS, GAROFALO, GUNTHER, HOWES, KIFFMEYER, LANNING, MCNAMARA, NORNES, WESTROM

Not present:
HACKBARTH, KAHN, PELOWSKI, RUKAVINA

On a vote of 15 Yeas and 11 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF8 (Gottwalt): Healthy Minnesota contribution program established, and plan required to redesign service delivery for lower-income MinnesotaCare enrollees, and Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association required to offer a high-deductible, basic plan.

Representative Holberg moved HF 8 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying on HF 8:

Representative Steve Gottwalt

Representative Holberg renewed her motion that HF 8 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:48 P.M.




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REP. MARY LIZ HOLBERG, CHAIR



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Alex Smith
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
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00:17 - Gavel.
00:39 - SF760/HF927 (Abeler) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill.
1:46:11 - HF8 (Gottwalt) Healthy Minnesota contribution program established, and plan required to redesign service delivery for lower-income MinnesotaCare enrollees, and Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association required to offer a high-deductible, basic plan.
Runs 1 hour, 48 minutes.


HF927/SF760 Omnibus health and human services finance bill
HF8 (Gottwalt) Healthy Minnesota contribution program established, and plan required to redesign service delivery for lower-income MinnesotaCare enrollees, and Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association required to offer a high-deductible, basic plan.
Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 5 p.m., Monday, April 4.