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FORTY-FOURTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 17, 2020

FORTY-FOURTH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the informational meeting to order at 4:03 PM, February 17, 2020 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

A quorum was present.

Chair Nelson moved HF3100 be referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

HF3100 (Howard); Relating to health care; establishing an emergency insulin program; establishing a Minnesota insulin patient assistance program; requiring participation by pharmacies and insulin manufacturers; requiring reports; appropriating money.

Chair Nelson moved to orally amend HF3100, deleting Line 16.5 through Line 16.12. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF 3100:
The Honorable Michael Howard, State Representative
Lenora Madigan, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Administration
Shari Wiltrant, Insulin for All Advocate
Rick Heller, Disability Advocate
Emma Bomiwell, Type 1 Diabetic
Nathan Loewy, Type 1 Diabetic
Maria Isa Perez-Heres, Type 1 Diabetic

Representative Jordan requested a roll call vote.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3100, as amended, be referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

The clerk took the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
NASH, Jim
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT


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


The meeting adjourned at 5:10 PM.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3100 (Howard) - Insulin; dependent child notice required, Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act established, reports required, public awareness campaign required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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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, 8 minutes.



I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. HF 3100 (Howard) Emergency Insulin Program Established (pending referral from Health and Human Services Policy Division)

The hearing will focus on the role of the Department of Administration relative to the proposed Emergency Insulin Program and the appropriation to the Department of Administration. Testimony should focus on these items within the bill.

A newly engrossed copy of HF 3100 will be posted during Monday's floor session when the Committee Report from Health and Human Services Policy Committee is reported to the House.

Individuals wishing to testify should call Jim Gelbmann, Committee Administrator at (651) 296-7427.

IV. Adjourn