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Health and Human Services Policy

THIRTIETH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 03, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 2:33 PM on Tuesday, March 3, 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
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
LIEBLING, Tina
NEU, Anne
MANN, Alice
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Members excused:

Representative Richardson presented HF3079.

HF3079 Testifiers:
• Noah McCourt, Executive Director, Disability Justice Network

A quorum was present at 2:40 PM

Representative Schultz moved to adopt the minutes for Friday, February 28, 2020. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3079 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

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

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3079, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3318 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

The Chair moved the DE-2 amendment.

The Chair moved the A-1 amendment to the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair renewed the motion to adopt the DE-2 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Acomb presented HF3318.

HF3318 Testifiers:
• Madeline Kastler, Deputy Director, Dakota County Social Services
• Ben Helvick Anderson, Director of Public Policy, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3318, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison assumed the gavel at 3:00 PM.

Chair Moran moved that HF3632 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Chair Moran presented HF3632

HF3632 Testifiers:
• Kelli Minnerath, State Director, Family Assets Initiative Minnesota (FAIM) Program
• Becki Johnson, Director of Family and Community Services, Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership, and FAIM Graduate
• Anna Odegaard, Legislative Advocate, Minnesota Asset Building Coalition

Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF3632 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mann moved that HF3026 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Mann moved the DE1-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mann presented on HF3026.

Representative Mann renewed the motion that HF3026, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 3:29 PM.

Representative Morrison moved that HF3892 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Representative Morrison moved the DE-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representatives Morrison and Richardson presented on HF3892.

HF 3892 Testifiers:
• Dr. Erin Stevens – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Helen Kim, MD, Mother-Baby Program and Redleaf Center for Family Healing, Hennepin Healthcare System

Representative Morrison renewed the motion that HF3892, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison moved that HF1400 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations.

Representative Morrison moved the A-2 amendment.

Representative Morrison presented on HF1400.

HF1400 Testifiers:
• Anjuli Cameron, Research Director, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans

Representative Morrison renewed the motion to adopt the A-2 amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison renewed the motion that HF1400, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Fischer moved that HF4013 be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

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

Representative Fischer presented HF4013.

Representative Fischer renewed the motion that HF4013, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF3486 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Jordan presented HF3486.

The Chair renewed the motion that HF3486 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair moved that HF4010 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Jordan presented HF4010

HF4010 Testifiers:
• Tom Hogan, MN Department of Health

The Chair moved to amend the motion and recommended HF4010 for re-referral to the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Chair renewed the motion HF4010 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 4:09 PM.




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Representative Rena Moran, Chair




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Jazzy DiMeglio, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3079 (Richardson) - Disabilities added to focus of health disparities, and populations added to community grants targeting health disparities.
  • HF3318 (Acomb) - Metro Demo housing support program expanded.
  • HF3026 (Mann) - Treatment from approved clinical trials exempted from coverage.
  • HF1400 (Morrison) - Health care interpreters spoken language registry system established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3632 (Moran) - Family assets for independence initiative modified.
  • HF3892 (Morrison) - Women exempted from MinnesotaCare premiums, and human services commissioner required to provide recommendations on ensuring continuous health coverage for women transitioning from medical assistance postpartum coverage.
  • HF3486 (House author not found.) - Lead service line replacement authority provisions changed.
  • HF4010 (House author not found.) - Groundwater protection provision changed.
  • HF4013 (Fischer) - Lead risk assessments and orders requirements modified.
Documents:

NOTE: HF1400 received an informational hearing, including public testimony, on September 11, 2019. Public testimony at this hearing will be limited to the content of the A-2 author's amendment.

HF3079 (Richardson) Disabilities added to focus of health disparities.
HF3318 (Acomb) Metro Demo housing support program expanded.
HF3026 (Mann) Coverage provided for routine patient costs incurred in clinical trial course if medical assistance program would provide coverage for same routine patient costs not incurred in clinical trial.
HF3892 (Morrison) Women exempted from MinnesotaCare cost-sharing and premiums during postpartum period, and human services commissioner required to provide recommendations on continuous health coverage for women transitioning from medical assistance postpartum coverage.
HF1400 (Morrison) Health care interpreters spoken language registry system established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF3632 (Moran) Family assets for independence initiative modified.
HF4013 (Fischer) Lead risk assessments and orders requirements modified.
HF3486 (Jordan) Lead service line replacement authority provisions changed.
HF4010 (Jordan) Groundwater protection provision modified.

THE FOLLOWING BILL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA AT THE AUTHOR'S REQUEST:
HF3093 (Richardson) Maternal health provisions implemented, and money appropriated.