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Health and Human Services Finance

56th MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 18, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 56th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:10 PM on April 18, 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
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
CONSIDINE, Jack
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Rep. Schomacker moved the minutes of April 16, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3138 (DEAN) DELETE EVERYTHING AMENDMENT A18-0776

House Research did a walk-through of the Health and Human Services omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Chuck Johnson, Commissioner, Department of Human of Services
Heidi Hamilton, Manager, Department of Human Services
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Matt Flanders, Government Affairs, Chitzens’ Council for Health Freedom
Sara Grafstrom, Director of Member Advocacy and Government Relations,
Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
Barb Turner, Senior Director of external Affairs, Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota
Jonathan Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Jessica Anderson, Legislative Affairs, Children’s Defense Fund- Minnesota
Linda Higgins, Hennepin County Commissioner, Association of Minnesota Counties
Pam Selvig, Scott County Health and Human Services Director, Minnesota Inter-County Association

The committee recessed at 2:42 PM.

The committee reconvened at 7:37 PM

Jane Hardwick, Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators
Alicia Munson, Public Policy Director, The Arc Minnesota
Kevin Goodno, Lobbyist, Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation, Best Life Alliance
Alex Bartolic, Manager, Department of Human Services
Erica Barnes, Citizen Advocate
Peter Woitock, Community Organizer, Hunger Solutions
Amanda Jansen, Manager, ClearWay Minnesota
Anne Krisnick, Executive Director, Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Kirsten Anderson, Executive Director, Aspire Minnesota
Clare Sanford, Director of Government and Community Relations, Minnesota Child Care Association
Matt Traynor, Director of Organizing, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Rinal Ray, Director of Systems Change and Community Engagement, People Serving People
Beth McMullen, Vice President of Government Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association
Jeremy Drucker, Senior Director of Public Affairs, MNsure

The meeting was adjourned at 8:47 PM.


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Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3138 (Dean) - Omnibus health, human services, and transportation policy and finance bill.
House TV Video:
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HF3138 (Dean) Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill.
Public testimony on the Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance bill.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.


Public Testimony on the HHS Omnibus Bill. Please limit testimony to 2 minutes.

To testify, please contact Shiloh Larson, shiloh.larson@house.mn

* HF 3138 (Dean, M) will be the vehicle for the HHS Omnibus bill.
**Amendments drafted to the delete-all amendment must be submitted to the Committee Administrator, Holly Iverson, by 7:00 PM Wednesday.