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Health and Human Services Policy

TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 19, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 2:37 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

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

Members excused:
MORRISON, Kelly

A quorum was present.

Representative Frieberg moved to adopt the minutes from Tuesday, February 18, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Department of Health presented an overview of the Department’s work during interim as well as their Legislative Agenda for the 2020 session.

Testifiers:
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Day Huff, Minnesota Department of Health
Ruth Lynfield, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Edelson moved that HF 2898 be recommended for re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Representative Edelson moved the A20-0600 amendment, incorporating the A-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Edelson presented on her bill.

HF 2898 Testifiers:
Sue Abderholden, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
John Kirwin, Hennepin County Attorney
Sam Smith, NAMI Minnesota

Representative Edelson renewed the motion that HF 2898, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 4:10 p.m.


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Representative Rena Moran, Chair




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Jasmyn DiMeglio, Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2898 (Edelson) - Civil commitment governing provisions modified, and engagement services pilot project established.
Documents:

Presentation from Commissioner of Health Jan Malcolm

HF2898 (Edelson) Civil commitment governing provisions modified, engagement services pilot project established, and money appropriated.