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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

FORTY-FOURTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance Division

February 18, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Liebling, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 12:52 P.M. on February 18, 2020 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
MANN, Alice, Vice-Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Lead Republican
ACOMB, Patty
BAKER, Dave
BIERMAN, Robert
CANTRELL, Hunter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HAMILTON, Rod
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
NOOR, Mohamud
OLSON, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
HALVERSON, Laurie

A quorum was present.

HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF3100 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Howard explained his amendments.

Chair Liebling moved the H3100A12 amendment to the H3100A6-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling moved the H3100A6-2 amendment as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling moved the H3100A7-1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling moved the H3100A11 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Liebling moved the H3100A10 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Howard presented his bill.

Testifying:
-Nicole Smith-Holt
-Mary Turner, President, Minnesota Nurses Association
-Kim Munson
-Kathryn Kmit, Sr. Director of Policy & Government Affairs, MN Council of Health Plans
-Sharon Lamberton, Deputy Vice President, State Government Advocacy, PhRMA
-Sarah Derr, PharmD, Executive Director, MPhA

Doug Berg, House Fiscal Analyst, presented an overview of the fiscal note for HF3100.

Chair Liebling renewed her motion that HF3100 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Vice Chair Mann requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYE
LIEBLING, Tina
ACOMB, Patty
BIERMAN, Robert
CANTRELL, Hunter
HAMILTON, Rod
JORDAN, Sydney
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MANN, Alice
NOOR, Mohamud
OLSON, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

NAY
SCHOMACKER, Joe
BAKER, Dave
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
KIEL, Debra
MUNSON, Jeremy

ABSENT
HALVERSON, Laurie
MORAN, Rena

On a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cantrell moved that the minutes of February 13, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:26 P.M.

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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair

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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF3100 (Howard) - Insulin; dependent child notice required, Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act established, reports required, public awareness campaign required, and money appropriated.
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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, 32 minutes.