STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Albright called the meeting to order at 1:10 PM on February 15, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Rep. Heintzeman moved the minutes of February 14, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 597 (DEAN) WHITE EARTH BAND OF OJIBWE CHILD WELFARE SERVICE FUNDING
Representative Franson moved HF 597 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Testifiers in favor:
Laurie York, Director, White Earth Indian Child Welfare
Bill Haas, White Earth Nation
HF 597 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill.
HF 501 (FENTON) VOICE RESPONSE SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE PROGRAM FUNDING TO EXPAND STATEWIDE TEXT MESSAGE RESPONSE PROGRAM
Representative Albright moved HF 501 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Testifiers in Favor:
Dr. Matthew Eastwood Ph.D., MPA, LMFT, Chief Executive Officer, Canvas Health
Shannah Mulvihill, Executive Director, Mental Health Minnesota
Monica Shevik, mother of suicide victim
Mark Hughes, White Bear Lake Mason
HF 501 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill.
HF 614 (LOONAN) LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH GRANT FUNDING
Representative Loonan moved HF 614 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Representative Loonan moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers in Favor:
Lorna Schmidt, Director, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
Renee Frauendienst, Public Health Division Director, Stearns County
HF 614, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:09 PM.
Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair
Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant