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Health Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 27, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HEALTH FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Tina Liebling, Chair of the Division, called the virtual Health Finance and Policy Committee meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on January 27, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
HUOT, John, Vice Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Minority Lead
AKLAND, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
BIERMAN, Robert
BOLDON, Liz
DEMUTH, Lisa
FREIBERG, Mike
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
KIEL, Debra
MORRISION, Kelly
MUNSON, Jeremy
PRYOR, Laurie
QUAM, Duane
REYER, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Representative Freiberg moved that the minutes of January 26, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview of Governor Walz’s budget items that pertain to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

Presenters from the Minnesota Department of Human Services:
1. Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner
2. Matt Anderson, Assistant Commissioner for Health Care and Medicaid Director
3. Gertrude Matemba-Mutasa, Assistant Commissioner for Community Supports
4. Kulani Moti, Inspector General

Presenters from the Minnesota Department of Health:
1. Margaret Kelly, Deputy Commissioner
2. Joshua Bunker, Chief Financial Officer

HF269 (Morrison) Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.

Representative Morrison moved that HF269 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Representative Morrison presented her bill.

Testifying:
1. Sam Sands, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Psychology
2. Dr. Trisha Clark, Legislative Committee Chair, Minnesota Psychological Association

Representative Morrison renewed her motion that HF269 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Civil Law.

Chair Liebling stated there would be a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYE
LIEBLING, Tina
HUOT, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
AKLAND, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
BIERMAN, Robert
BOLDON, Liz
DEMUTH, Lisa
FREIBERG, Mike
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
KIEL, Debra
MORRISON, Kelly
MUNSON, Jeremy
PRYOR, Laurie
QUAM, Duane
REYER, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

NAY


On a vote of 19 AYES and 0 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 P.M.



________________________________________________________
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF269 (Morrison) - Psychology interjurisdictional compact created.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:02 Governor Walz's health and human services budget.
- Department of Human Services.
- Department of Health.
1:14:02 HF269 (Morrison) Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.

Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes


Governor Walz's HHS Budget
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Department of Health

BILL ADDED: HF269 (Morrison) Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.

Agenda items may be added.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Health Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92011.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.