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Health and Human Services Finance

SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 30, 2013

MINUTES


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


HOUSE HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Thomas E. Huntley, Chair


Chair Thomas Huntley began the seventh meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee at 10:05 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, in Room 200 of the State Office Building without a quorum present.

Continuation of Overview, Health and Human Services 2014-2015 Biennial Budget, by Assistant Commissioner of Continuing Care, Loren Colman.

At 10:22 a.m., a quorum now present, the Chair officially called the meeting to order and the committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

Members Present:

Rep. Thomas Huntley, Chair
Rep. Kim Norton, Vice Chair
Rep. Jim Abeler
Rep. Susan Allen
Rep. Peter Fischer
Rep. Patti Fritz
Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen
Rep. Laurie Halverson
Rep. Melissa Hortman
Rep. Carolyn Laine
Rep. Tina Liebling
Rep. Tara Mack
Rep. Joe McDonald
Rep. Rena Moran
Rep. Jerry Newton
Rep. Joe Schomacker
Rep. Nick Zerwas

Members Excused:

Rep. Matt Dean
Rep. Diane Loeffler

Assistant Commissioner Colman concluded his testimony.

Erin Sullivan-Sutton, Assistant Commissioner, Children and Family Services, gave an overview of their area of the budget. Deborah Schlick, Project Manage r, Office of Innovation and Reform, responded to questions of members.

Dave Hartford, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Chemical and Mental Health Services, gave an overview of their area of the budget. Discussion continued throughout.

Chair Huntley adjourned the meeting at 11:43 a.m.





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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair



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Jan Horner, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

The Department of Human Services will continue presenting the governor's budget proposal.
Public testimony on the governor's budget will be scheduled for next week.