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ELEVENTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 02, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:45pm on Monday, March 2nd, 2019 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
LIPPERT, Todd (Vice-Chair)
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn (GOP Lead)
CANTRELL, Hunter
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
MASIN, Sandra
MUNSON, Jeremy


A quorum was present.

Representative Klevorn moved that the minutes from February 24th, 2020 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3359 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.

Chair Schultz moved to re-refer HF3359 to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy without recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3557 (Masin) - Nursing facility setting prohibition from receiving medical education and research cost funding removed.

Representative Masin moved that HF3557 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Masin moved to adopt the A-1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



Testifiers:
• Kari Irber, Dept. of Human Services
• Diane Rydrych, Dept. of Health

Representative Masin renewed her motion that HF3557, as amended, be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3236 (Lippert) – Nursing home energy efficiency grant program established, and money appropriated.

Representative Lippert moved that HF3236 be recommended for re-referral to the Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division.

Testifiers:
• Dylan Sievers, Fresh Energy
• Bernie Hess, United Food and Commercial Workers
• Kim Brenne, Dept. of Human Services

Representative Klevorn moved to adopt the A-2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Lippert renewed his motion that HF3236, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2153 (Schultz) – Elderly waiver payment rates modified, and report required.

Chair Schultz moved that HF2153 be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the DE-2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers:
• Dan Pollock, Assistant Commissioner, Dept. of Human Services
• Kari Benson, Dept. of Human Services
• Libby Chapuran, LeadingAge MN
• Toby Pearson, Care Providers of MN

Chair Schultz renewed her motion that HF2153, as amended, be recommended for re-referral to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:00pm.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3557 (Masin) - Nursing facilities; prohibition removed on nursing facility settings from receiving medical education and research cost funding.
  • HF3236 (Lippert) - Nursing home energy efficiency grant program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF2153 (Schultz) - Elderly waiver payment rates modified, and report required.
  • HF3359 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
House TV Video:
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00:34 - Comments and updates regarding COVID-19.
03:25 - For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill will be moved to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee without recommendation: HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
04:19 - HF3557 (Masin) Nursing facility setting prohibition from receiving medical education and research cost funding removed.
15:52 - HF3236 (Lippert) Nursing home energy efficiency grant program established, and money appropriated.
43:55 - HF2153 (Schultz) Elderly waiver payment rates modified, and report required.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.


NOTE: For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill will be moved to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee without recommendation:
HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.

AGENDA:
HF3557 (Masin) Nursing facility setting prohibition from receiving medical education and research cost funding removed.
HF3236 (Lippert) Nursing home energy efficiency grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF2153 (Schultz) Elderly waiver payment rates modified, and report required.