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TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 19, 2013

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

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


Chair Huntley began the twenty-seventh meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee at 10:05 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, gave a brief overview of their Evaluation Report on State-Operated Human Services.

At 10:09 a.m. a quorum was present and Chair Huntley officially called the meeting to order. The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

Members Present:

Rep. Thomas Huntley, Chair
Rep. Kim Norton, Vice Chair
Rep. Susan Allen
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. Duane Quam
Rep. Joe Schomacker
Rep. Nick Zerwas

Members Excused:

Rep. Jim Abeler
Rep. Jerry Newton

Representative Quam moved approval of the minutes from February 20, March 6, March 7, March 12 and March 13, 2013. The motion prevailed. The minutes were approved.

Joel Alter of the Legislative Auditor's office continued the presentation on the Evaluation Report, assisted by David Kirchner.

Anne Barry, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Services, offered testimony and responded to questions as well.

Chair Huntley recognized 12th grade students in the audience from Convent of the Visitation School who were participating in the Minnesota Historical Society Capitol Historic Site's "Voice of the People: Your Role in Minnesota Government" tour and education program.

Testimony and discussion continued until adjournment at 11:32 a.m.

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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair

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Jan Horner, Committee Legislative Assistant
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The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) will present its report on the Department of Human Services (DHS) State Operated Services (SOS). (This is rescheduled from March 14).