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Health and Human Services Policy

TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 13, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Moran, Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 4:33 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MANN, Alice
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Members excused:
BACKER, Jeff

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, March 27, 2019 THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg Moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, September 11, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison moved that HF 1892 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Schomacker moved that HF 2150 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Huot moved that HF 1741 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Labor.

Representative Huot moved the A-1 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Huot renewed the motion that HF 1741, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Labor. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran moved that HF 3100 be recommended for re-referral to the State Government Finance Division.

Representative Liebling moved the A1-1 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Representative Liebling moved the A2 amendment be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Howard presented the bill.

HF 3100 Testifiers:

Dr. Renee Crichlow, President, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
Nathan Loewy
Annette Gentile
Dan Endreson, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
Sharon Lamberton, Deputy Vice President, PhRMA
Sarah Derr, Pharmacist, Minnesota Pharmacy Association
Abigail Hansmeyer
Malia Camara
Emma Bonniwell
Maria Isa Pérez-Hedges
Dr. Cody Wiberg, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
Lija Greenseid

Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF 3100, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the State Government Finance Division.

A roll call was requested on the motion. The results are as follows:

AYES
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
LIEBLING, Tina
PINTO, Dave
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAYS
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

There being 9 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 6:31 PM.





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Representative Rena Moran, Chair




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Jasmyn DiMeglio, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1892 (Morrison) - Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
  • HF2150 (Schomacker) - Telemedicine evaluations allowed to be used for erectile dysfunction medication prescribing.
  • HF1741 (Huot) - Living organ donors; status discrimination prohibited, paid leave benefits extended, unpaid leave required, and a conforming change made.
  • HF3100 (Howard) - Insulin; dependent child notice required, Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act established, reports required, public awareness campaign required, and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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05:19 - Summary and procedural motions on:.
* 06:11 - HF1892 (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
* 07:22 - HF2150 (Schomacker) Telemedicine evaluations allowed to be used for erectile dysfunction medication prescribing.
* 08:24 - HF1741 (Huot) Living organ donors; status discrimination prohibited, paid leave benefits extended, unpaid leave required, and a conforming change made.
16:35 - HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 58 minutes.


HF1892* (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
HF2150* (Schomacker) Telemedicine evaluations allowed to be used for erectile dysfunction medication prescribing.
HF1741** (Zerwas/Huot) Living organ donors; status discrimination prohibited, paid leave benefits extended, unpaid leave required, and a conforming change made.
HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated. (PENDING RE-REFERRAL FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE)


*Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF1892 and HF2150 were returned to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee at the end of the 2019 session. The committee will vote to send the bills back to the General Register but will not take further public testimony as these bills were previously discussed and passed.

**HF1741 was heard by the committee at an interim hearing on September 11, 2019. The committee will vote to move the bill out of committee without additional public testimony.