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Health and Human Services Finance

51st MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 29, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 51st MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:07 PM on March 29, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members Excused:
ALLEN, Susan
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy

Rep. Albright moved the minutes of March 28, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3287 (WHELAN) LODGING FACILITY EMPLOYEES REQUIRED TO BE TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE SEX TRAFFICKING

Chair Dean moved HF 3287 be re-referred to the General Register.

Chair Dean moved the DE5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Whelan presented HF 3287 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dan McElroy, Executive Vice President, Minnesota Lodging Association
Lori Paul, Communications and Development Specialist, Breaking Free
Erik Fadden, Proactive Policing Sergeant, Special Investigations Unit, Plymouth Police Department

Chair Dean renewed his motion to re-refer HF 3287 as amended to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3825 (MUNSON) ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS CONVERTED TO A BIRTH MONTH RNEWAL CYCLE, AND TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS MADE

Chair Dean moved HF 3825 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Munson presented HF 3825 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Ruth Martinez, Executive Director, Board of Medical Practice

Chair Dean renewed his motion to re-refer HF 3825 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3451 (THEIS) HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSIONER DIRECTED TO ALLOW CUSTOMIZED LIVING SERVICES PROVIDER TO TRANSFER CAPACITY TO UP TO THREE OTHER HOUSING WITH SERVICES SETTINGS

Chair Dean moved HF 3451 re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Theis presented HF 3451 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Ryan Dieveney, Vice President of Development, Supportive Living Solutions

Chair Dean renewed his motion to re-refer HF 3451 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3265 (KRESHA) CHILD FOSTER CARE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS MODIFIED

Chair Dean moved HF 3265 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Chair Dean moved the A2 amendment.

Testifiers on the Amendment:
Peggy Bennett, State Representative, District 27A

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kresha presented HF 3265 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dena Johnson, foster parent

Chair Dean renewed his motion to re-refer HF 3265 as amended to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3643 (BAKER) PRESCRIPTION DRUG DEACTIVATION AND DISPOSAL PRODUCT PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION GRANTS REQUIRED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Chair Dean moved HF 3643 be laid over.

Chair Dean moved the DE amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker presented HF 3643 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Rachel Root, Pharmacist, Minnesota Pharmacy Advocacy Task Force
Rob Reynolds, Director of Advocacy, Verde Environmental Technologies
Kirk Koudelka, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Cody Wiberg, Executive Secretary, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
Buck Humphrey, Public Relations Executive, Pharmacy Advocacy Task Force and Minnesota Pharmacists Association

HF 3643 as amended was laid over.

HF 3195 (ALBRIGHT) COUNCIL OF HEALTH BOARDS REQUIRED TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON INCREASING ACCESS TO CLINICAL EXPERIENCES THROUGH THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Albright moved HF 3195 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Albright presented HF 3195 to the committee.

Representative Albright renewed his motion to re-refer HF 3195 to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



HF 4193 (ALBRIGHT) BOARD OF OPTOMETRY FEES MODIFIED AND ESTABLISHED

Representative Albright moved HF 4193 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Albright presented HF 4193 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Randy Snyder, Executive Director, Board of Optometry

Representative Albright renewed his motion to re-refer HF 4193 to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 4192 (ALBRIGHT) BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK FEES INCREASED

Representative Albright moved HF 4192 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Albright presented HF 4192 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Megan Arneson, Licensed Graduate Social Worker

Representative Albright renewed his motion to re-refer HF 4192 to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:38 PM.


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Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3287 (Whelan) - Lodging facility employees required to be trained to recognize sex trafficking.
  • HF3643 (Baker) - Prescription drug deactivation and disposal product purchase and distribution grants required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3451 (Theis) - Human services commissioner directed to allow customized living services provider to transfer capacity to up to three other housings with services settings.
  • HF3825 (Munson) - Allied health professions converted to a birth month renewal cycle, and technical corrections made.
  • HF4193 (Albright) - Board of Optometry fees modified and established.
  • HF4192 (Albright) - Board of Social Work fees increased.
  • HF3265 (Kresha) - Minnesota assessment of parenting for children and youth and child foster care governing provisions modified, and foster care sibling bill of rights established.
  • HF3195 (Albright) - Council of Health Boards required to study and make recommendations on increasing access to clinical experiences through the use of technology, and money appropriated.

If you would like to testify, please contact Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant, at shiloh.larson@house.mn

Bills may be taken in any order. Additional bills may be added to the agenda.

* HF 3825 (Munson) will be heard pending re-referral.
**HF 3195 (Albright) will be heard pending re-referral.