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Health and Human Services Policy

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 28, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 9:01 AM on Friday, February 28, 2020 in Room 120 of the State Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
LIEBLING, Tina
NEU, Anne
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave

Members excused:
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
BACKER, Jeff
MANN, Alice
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Representative Olson and Representative Baker presented HF3838.

HF3838 Testifiers
• Cody Wiborg, Director, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
• Tim Kiefer, Area Vice President of Sales, Airgas
• Kevin Falconer, Minneapolis Oxygen Company

A quorum was present at 9:24 AM.

Representative Pinto moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, February 26, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3838 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3678 be re-referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division without recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3322 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Kunesh-Podein presented HF3322.

HF3322 Testifiers:
• Emily Myatt, Minnesota Government Relations Director, ACS CAN
• Melissa Buffalo, American Indian Cancer Foundation

The Chair re-renewed the motion that HF3322 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF2772 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

The Chair moved the A-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Olson presented HF2772.

HF2772 Testifiers
• Nicole Mattson, Care Providers of Minnesota
• Libbie Chapuran, Leading Age Minnesota

The Chair renewed the motion that HF2772, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF2971 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Labor.

The Chair moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cantrell presented HF2971.

HF2971 Testifiers:
• Jon Alexander, Chief Executive Officer, Kaposia
• Erik Marschel, Self-advocate.

The Chair renewed the motion that HF2971, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Labor. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF2044 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

The Chair moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Klevorn presented HF2044.

HF2044 Testifiers:
• Molly Crawford, State Registrar of Vital Records, Department of Health.

The Chair renewed the motion that HF2044, as amended, be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Albright moved that HF3445 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Albright moved the A-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Albright presented on HF3445.

HF3445 Testifiers:
• Kirsten Anderson, Aspire Minnesota
• Matt Burdick, Department of Human Services

Representative Albright renewed the motion that HF3445, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Huot moved that HF2179 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Huot presented HF2179.

HF2179 Testifiers:
• Meagan Forbes, Institute for Justice

Representative Huot renewed the motion that HF2179 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTIOBN PREVAILED.

Representative Kiel assumed the gavel at 10:35 AM.

Chair Moran moved that HF771 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations.

Chair Moran moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran presented HF771.

HF771 Testifiers:
• Rev. Dr. Jean Lee, President, Children’s Hope International
• Maria Sarobia, Chair, Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council, Ramsey County
• Vayong Moua, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN

Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF771, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran moved that HF3276 be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Chair Moran moved the A-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran presented on HF 3276.

HF3276 Testifiers:
• Darlene Bell, QPI Racial Equity Leader, Foster parent, Kin caregiver
• Trish Skophammer, Child Support Director, Ramsey County
• Michelle Bresnahan

Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF3276, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF1732 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

The Chair moved the A20-0657 delete-all amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1732 Testifiers:
• James Dunn

The Chair renewed the motion that HF1732, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 11:44 AM

The Chair moved that HF3032, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Commerce.

HF 3032 Testifiers
• Molly Moilenan, ClearWay Minnesota
• Amanda Jensen, ClearWay Minnesota

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3032, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Commerce. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 12:17 PM.







______________________________
Representative Rena Moran, Chair




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Jasmyn DiMeglio, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF771 (Moran) - Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council governing provisions modified.
  • HF1732 (Kresha) - Child maltreatment and neglect sections reorganized and clarified, and technical changes made.
  • HF2044 (Klevorn) - Birth and death record access changed.
  • HF2179 (Huot) - Casket and urn sale license exception clarified.
  • HF2772 (Olson) - Home and community-based services employee scholarship program expanded to also repay qualified educational loans of employees.
  • HF2971 (Cantrell) - Vocational services provided for individuals with disabilities, and reports required.
  • HF3276 (Moran) - Child out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified; and initial phone call between foster parent and child's parent or legal guardian required.
  • HF3322 (Kunesh-Podein) - Medical assistance requirement for persons needing breast or cervical cancer treatment modified.
  • HF3445 (Morrison) - Psychiatric residential treatment facility service determination and documentation requirement to involve state medical review agent eliminated, per diem rate per youth psychiatric residential treatment services provider establishment required, and facilities or licensed professionals permitted to submit billing for arranged services.
  • HF3678 (Bahner) - Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three years of life demonstration project.
  • 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.
  • HF3838 (Olson) - Board of Pharmacy application and renewal fees for medical gas dispensers reduced, terminology and related changes made, Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council term lengths and appointment procedures modified, opiate epidemic response account technical changes made, opiate or narcotic pain reliever refill timelines eliminated, and money appropriated.
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00:39 - HF3838 (Olson) Board of Pharmacy application and renewal fees for medical gas dispensers reduced, Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council term lengths and appointment procedures modified, opiate epidemic response account technical changes made, opiate or narcotic pain reliever refill timelines eliminated, and money appropriated.
38:03 - For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill was moved to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division without recommendation: HF3678 (Bahner) Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.
39:21 - HF3322 (Kunesh-Podein) Medical Assistance requirement for persons needing breast or cervical cancer treatment modified.
50:59 - HF2772 (Olson) Home and community-based services employee scholarship program expanded to also repay qualified educational loans of employees.
59:45 - HF2971 (Cantrell) Vocational services for individuals with disabilities provided, and reports required.
1:20:59 - HF2044 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.
1:26:11 - HF3445 (Morrison) Psychiatric residential treatment facility services determination and documentation requirement to involve state medical review agent eliminated, per diem rate per youth psychiatric residential treatment services provider establishment required, and facilities or licensed professionals permitted to submit billing for arranged services.
1:30:28 - HF2179 (Huot) Casket and urn sale license exception clarified.
1:34:47 - HF771 (Moran) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
2:00:01 - HF3276 (Moran) Child out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified.
2:28:17 - HF1732 (Kresha) Child maltreatment and neglect sections reorganized and clarified, and technical changes made.
2:43:54 - 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.
Runs 3 hours, 16 minutes.


**Bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in any order based on authors’ availability.**

NOTE: For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill will be moved to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division without recommendation:
HF3678 (Bahner) Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.

**NOTE: Public testimony was received for HF3032 at the committee hearing on Wednesday, February 26. The February 28 hearing for this bill will be limited to member discussion.**

AGENDA:
HF3838 (Olson) Board of Pharmacy application and renewal fees for medical gas dispensers reduced, Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council term lengths and appointment procedures modified, opiate epidemic response account technical changes made, opiate or narcotic pain reliever refill timelines eliminated, and money appropriated.
HF2772 (Olson) Home and community-based services employee scholarship program expanded to also repay qualified educational loans of employees.
HF3322 (Kunesh-Podein) Medical assistance requirement for persons needing breast or cervical cancer treatment modified.
HF2971 (Cantrell) Vocational services for individuals with disabilities provided, and reports required.
HF1732 (Kresha) Child maltreatment and neglect sections reorganized and clarified, and technical changes made.
HF2044 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.
HF3445 (Morrison) Psychiatric residential treatment facility services determination and documentation requirement to involve state medical review agent eliminated, per diem rate per youth psychiatric residential treatment services provider establishment required, and facilities or licensed professionals permitted to submit billing for arranged services.
HF2179 (Huot) Casket and urn sale license exception clarified.
HF771 (Moran) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
HF3276 (Moran) Child out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified.
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.