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Health and Human Services Finance

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2013

MINUTES


MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE OF MINNESOTA
EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION TWENTY-THIRD MEETING


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


The twenty-third meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee was called to order at 10:12 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building on Thursday, March 6, 2013. A quorum was present and 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. Patti Fritz
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

Representative McDonald moved approval of the March 5, 2013 minutes. The motion prevailed.

Dr. George Hoffman, Department of Human Services did a presentation on the February 2013 Forecast.
Discussion followed.

HF 353 (Davnie) - Children's school-based mental health grants funding appropriated.

In Representative Davnie's absence, Representative Abeler (co-author) moved HF 353 be recommended to pass and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services omnibus bill.

Upon Representative Davnie's arrival, he spoke briefly to his bill. Testifiers were:

Sue Abderholden, NAMI - MN
Dr. Tim Burkett, PhD, LP, CEO, People Inc. Mental Health Services
Connie S. Hayes, Superintendent , Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, White
Bear Lake

Discussion followed and Chair Huntley laid the bill over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance omnibus bill and adjourned the meeting at 11:34 a.m.


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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair


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

George Hoffman of the Dept. of Human Services (DHS) will present the February forecast as it pertains to DHS forecasted programs.
HF353 (Davnie) Children's school-based mental health grants funding appropriated.
To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.