STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Dean, Chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:36pm on April 14th, 2016, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DEAN, Matt Chair
McDONALD, Joe Vice Chair
Representative Dean started the meeting at 12:47pm. A quorum was not present.
A quorum was present at 12:54pm.
The meeting was called to order at 1:36pm.
Doug Berg, House Fiscal Staff; Randall Chun, House Research Staff; Danyell Panelli, House Research; Elisabeth Klarqvist, House Research; Lynn Aves, House Research, all walked through the HF 3467 (HHS Omnibus Bill).
The following all testified on the HF 3467 (HHS Omnibus Bill):
Marsha Van den Burgh, Foster Parent
Bruce Nelson, ARRM
Rick Rayburn, Citizen
Claudia Fussard, Citizen
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota
Nikki Villavicino, SEIU
Lori Olson, RN Senior (MNA), Forensic Transition Services, DHS
Tim Headlee, Security Counselor Lead (AFSCME), MN Security Hospital (MSH)
Lynn Bukhr, MN Security Hospital
Scott Melby, Program Director, MN Security Hospital (MSH)
Amy Long, Medical Services Administrator (MMA), Forensic Services, DHS
Chad Dunkley, Minnesota Child Care Association
Jessica Anderson, Legislative Affairs Director, Children's Defense Fund –Minnesota
Patrick Ness, Public Policy Director, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Ben Gustafson, Fraser
Claire Wilson, Executive Director, MN Association of Community Mental Health
Bryan Lake, Bar Association
Kurt Rutzen, The Arc Minnesota
Steve Larson, The Best Life Alliance
Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association
Samuel Moose, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Tim Walsh, Adult Teen Challenge
Craig Nelson, LRN Associates
Eric Nelson, LRN Associates
Twila Brase, CCHF
Rochelle Westlund, AMC
Ethan Vogel, AFSCME Council 5
Representative Schomacker assumed the gavel at 1:58pm.
The meeting adjourned at 2:13pm.
Representative Matt Dean, Chair
Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant