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Health and Human Services Finance

EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 25, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean began the meeting at 1:09 PM on January 25, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
CONSIDINE, Jack
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
HAMILTON, Rod

A quorum was not present.

Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:09 PM.

Rep. Zerwas moved the minutes of January 24, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee began hearing the Governor’s Health and Human Services Budget presentations. The programs that presented were:

Ombudspersons for Families
Jill Kehaulani Esch, Ombudsperson for American Indian Families
Muriel Gubasta, Ombudsperson for Spanish-Speaking Families
Ann Hill, Ombudsperson for African-American Families
Bauz L. Nengchu, Ombudsperson for Asian-Pacific Families

Behavioral Health and Therapy Board
Kari Rechtzigel, Executive Director

Chiropractic Examiners Board
Michelle King, Incoming Executive Director
Larry Spicer, Outgoing Executive Director

Medical Practice Board
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director

Health Professional Services Program
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director, Medical Practice Board
Monica Feider, Program Manager

Physical Therapy Board
Erin DeTomaso, Executive Director

Social Work Board
Kate Zacher-Pate, Executive Director

Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
Tony Spector, Executive Director

Minnesota State Council on Disability
Joan Willshire, Executive Director

The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 PM.





Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant














More Info On This Meeting..

Governor's Health and Human Services Budget Presentations:
- Behavioral Health and Therapy Board
- Chiropractic Examiners Board
- Medical Practice Board
- Physical Therapy Board
- Health Professional Services Program
- Social Work Board
- Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
- Minnesota State Council on Disability
- Ombudspersons for Families