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Health and Human Services Finance

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - April 11, 2013

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MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE OF MINNESOTA
EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

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


Chair Thomas Huntley began the thirty-fifth meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee at 10:08 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building on Thursday, April 11, 2013.

H.F. 1233 (Huntley) - Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill
Public testimony on H.F. 1233, the health and human services omnibus bill, as amended by the A13-0408 delete everything amendment:

Bobbi Cordano, Vice President of Programs, Wilder Foundation
Edward P. Ehlinger, Commissioner, Department of Health

At 10:17 a.m. 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. Susan Allen
Rep. Matt Dean
Rep. Peter Fischer
Rep. Patti Fritz
Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen
Rep. Laurie Halverson
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. Melissa Hortman

Testimony continued:

Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association
Dr. Robert Meiches, Chief Executive Officer, Minnesota Medical Association
Idil Abdull, autism advocate
Mary Jo George, AARP
Judith Brumfield, Minnesota Association of Social Service Administrators
Sue Abderholden, NAMI-MN
Bruce Nelson, ARRM
Kurt Rutzen, The Arc of Minnesota
Steve Larson, The Arc of Minnesota
Eric Hauge, AFSCME Council 5




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April 11, 2013


(Public testimony continued):


Rick Scherber, Executive Director, Teen Challenge
Shelley, Teen Challenge client
Rick Varco, Policy Director, SEIU Health Care Minnesota
Nancy Silesky, MICA and Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators
Corey Lloyd, Take Action Minnesota
Troy Taubenheim, Director, Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Ryan Dailey, Mercy Hospital, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Lena Buggs, Welfare Rights Committee
Dr. Alice Hulbert, Parent Housing Stakeholders
Wayne Lindholm, parent/guardian
Laura Kramer, Minnesota Dental Association

Chair Huntley adjourned the meeting at 11:40 a.m.






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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair



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Jan Horner, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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06:35 - Gavel, and continuation of public testimony on HF1233 (Huntley) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill.
Runs 1 hour, 33 minutes.


Public testimony continues on the Omnibus Health & Human Services Finance bill.
To sign up to testify, please email the committee adminnstrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
NOTE: Amendments are due by TODAY, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, at 10 AM.