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Health and Human Services Policy

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 26, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 2:35 PM on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Room 200 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
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:

A quorum was present.

Representative Frieberg moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison assumed the gavel at 2:37 PM.

Chair Moran moved that HF 3072 be recommended for re-referral to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.

Chair Moran moved the A1-1 amendment.

Chair Moran presented on her bill.

HF 3072 Testifiers:
• Molly Moilanen, Vice President, ClearWay Minnesota; Co-Chair, Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation
• Dave Bohac, PE, MSE, Director of Research, Center for Energy and the Environment
• Jack Stephan
Pat McKone, Senior Director of Health Promotions, American Lung Association in Minnesota

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF 3072, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division. THE MOTIONED PREVAILED.

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 2:53 PM.

The Chair moved that HF 3032 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Commerce.

The Chair moved the A-1 amendment.

Representative Halverson presented on her bill.

HF 3032 Testifiers:
• LaTrisha Vetaw, Health Policy and Advocacy Manager, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center
• Britney Meza, Gabriela Jacobs, Diane Cruz Mejia, Brandon Hanson, Robert Hanson – Anglos Latinos Motivated to Succeed, Henry Sibley High School
• Dr. Lori DeFrance, MD, FAAP, Pediatrics – Minnesota Chapter
• Dr. Mark Steffen, MD, Director of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota; Medical Oncologist; Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
• Douglas Yee, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
• Laura Oliven, Tobacco Control Program Manager, Department of Health
• Guy Bentley, Reason Foundation
• Josh Hassing, General Manager, Vaping Studio
• Lance Klatt, Executive Director, Minnesota Service Station and Convenience Store Association
• Madalena Morgan, Bobby and Steve’s
• Nathan Affield, Smokeless Smoking
• Sue Sindt, President Midwest Vapor Coalition
• Kelly Danielson, American Cancer Network
• Ashley Olson, Marketing Manager, Pure X-Hale
• Nicholas Phelps, Ohm, Premier Vaping
• Leah Vukmir, Vice President of State Affairs, National Taxpayers Union

HF 3032 was laid on the table for future consideration.

The meeting adjourned at 4:09 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:
  • HF3032 (Halverson) - Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.
  • HF3072 (Moran) - Smoking prohibited in passenger vehicles and public transportation vehicles with persons under age 18 present, and violation fine established.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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02:01 - HF3072 (Moran) Smoking prohibited in passenger vehicles and public transportation vehicles with persons under age 18 present, and violation fine established.
20:39 - HF3032 (Halverson) Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.
*Coverage of the committee was ended early because the committee ran long and the next event, House Floor Session, was about to begin.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.


HF3032 (Halverson): Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.

HF3072 (Moran): Smoking prohibited in passenger vehicles and public transportation vehicles with persons under age 18 present, and violation fine established.