STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chair Dean called the meeting to order at 1:06 PM on February 22, 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. Murphy moved the minutes of February 21, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 696 (BAKER) ADULT FOSTER CARE LICENSING PROVISIONS MODIFIED INDIVIDUALIZED HOME SUPPORTS ADDED TO HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES, HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES SETTING AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS MODIFIED, PLANNING AND CASE MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS MODIFIED, AND CHILD FOSTER CARE BACKGROUND STUDIES MODIFIED
Representative Dean moved HF 696 to be re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.
Representative Baker presented HF 696 to the committee.
Testifiers in Favor:
Barb Turner, Vice President of External Affairs, Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota.
Heidi Hamilton, Services and Standards Supervisor, Disability Services Division, Department of Human Services
Representative Loeffler moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 696, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 851 (McDONALD) SELF ADVOCACY SERVICES AND SUPPORTS FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILIITES GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED
Representative Dean moved HF 851 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Representative McDonald presented HF 851 to the committee.
Testifiers in favor:
Mary Kay Kennedy, Executive Director, Advocating Change Together
HF 851 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
HF 960 (BACKER) CHILDREN’S SCHOOL-LINKEDMENTAL HEALTH GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED AND MONEY APPROPRIATED
Representative Backer moved HF 960 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Representative Backer moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Backer moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers in Favor:
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Sasha Koenig, Milaca
Tom Belcher, Chief Financial Officer, Greater Minnesota Family Services
Mark Sander, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Hennepin County, Hennepin County Social Services Administrators, and Minneapolis Public Schools
HF 960, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:23 PM.
Representative Matt Dean, Chair
Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant