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Health and Human Services Finance

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 21, 2013

MINUTES


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


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


Chair Thomas Huntley called to order the eighteenth meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee at 10:09 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building on Tuesday, February 21, 2013. A quorum was present. The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

Members Present:

Rep. Thomas Huntley, Chair
Rep. Kim Norton, Vice Chair
Rep. Jim Abeler
Rep. Matt Dean
Rep. Peter Fischer
Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen
Rep. Laurie Halverson
Rep. Melissa Hortman
Rep. Carolyn Laine
Rep. Tina Liebling
Rep. Diane Loeffler
Rep. Tara Mack
Rep. Joe McDonald
Rep. Rena Moran
Rep. Jerry Newton
Rep. Duane Quam
Rep. Joe Schomacker
Rep. Nick Zerwas

Members Excused

Rep. Susan Allen
Rep. Patti Fritz

Representative Moran moved HF 107 (Child care assistance absent days modified) be recommended to pass and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services omnibus bill.

Testifiers were:

Dan Evans, Child Care Works
Deby Ziesmer, Vice President, Early Childhood Education, Young Women's Christian Association, (YWCA) of Minneapolis
Ashley Marlin, Woodbury parent
Cisa Keller, Legislative Director, New Horizon Academy, Plymouth, and Government Relations
Committee Chair, Minnesota Child Care Association

Discussion occurred and Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 107 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services omnibus bill. The motion prevailed.

Representative Moran moved HF 538 (Child care assistance absent days modified) be recommended to pass and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services omnibus bill.

Testifiers were:

Pam Johnson, Minnesota Community Action Partnership, St. Paul
Patrick Shepard, Tri-County Action Program, Waite Park
Kristy Sahr, Anoka County Community Action Program, Blaine




Minutes
February 21, 2013
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Discussion occurred and Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 538 be recommended to pass and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Care and Human Services omnibus bill. The motion prevailed.

The meeting adjourned.


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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair


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

HF107 (Moran) Child care assistance absent days modified.
HF538 (Moran) Family assets for independence program money appropriated to the commissioner of human services.
To sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.