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Health Finance and Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 08, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 1:00 P.M. on February 8, 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 Demuth moved that the minutes of February 3, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF526 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.

Chair Liebling moved that HF526 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Representative Klevorn presented her bill.

Testifying: Molly Crawford, State Registrar of Vital Records, Minnesota Department of Health

Chair Liebling renewed her motion that HF526 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law and 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.

HF475 (Huot) Comprehensive advanced life support educational program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Vice Chair Huot moved that HF475 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Finance and Policy Committee bill.

Vice Chair Huot presented his bill.

Testifying:
1. Ann Gihl, Executive Director, Comprehensive Advanced Life Support Program (CALS)
2. Dr. Mike Wilcox, Comprehensive Advanced Life Support Program Board

Chair Liebling laid over HF475 for possible inclusion in the Committee bill.

HF569 (Morrison) Tobacco use prevention and cessation activity funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Morrison moved that HF569 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health Finance and Policy Committee bill.

Representative Morrison presented her bill and also gave an overview of her related bill HFXXX (Morrison) Requiring certain litigation proceeds to be deposited in a dedicated account; appropriating money for tobacco use prevention and cessation activities.

Testifying: Molly Moilanen, ClearWay Minnesota Vice President and Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Co-Chair

Chair Liebling laid over HF569 for possible inclusion in the Committee bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 P.M.


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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF475 (Huot) - Comprehensive advanced life support educational program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF569 (Morrison) - Tobacco use prevention and cessation activity funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF526 (Klevorn) - Birth and death record access changed.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:46 - HF526 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.
16:35 - HF475 (Huot) Comprehensive advanced life support educational program funding provided, and money appropriated.
34:29 - HF569 (Morrison) Tobacco use prevention and cessation activity funding provided, and money appropriated.



HF526 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.
HF475 (Huot) Comprehensive advanced life support educational program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF569 (Morrison) Tobacco use prevention and cessation activity funding provided, and money appropriated.
HFXXX (Morrison) Bill requiring certain litigation proceeds to be deposited in a dedicated account; appropriating money for tobacco use prevention and cessation activities (NEW-Informational Only-EK015-1.pdf)


Agenda items may be added.

Members of the public interested in testifying should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 1 pm on Sunday, February 7th. Testimony will be limited to two minutes.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/HmNgjtZ_KkKBF3cKO2DXmw.pdf

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.