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Health Finance and Policy

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - FIRST JOINT MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 26, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


JOINT MEETING OF THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEES


MINUTES

Representative Tina Liebling, Chair of the Health Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual Joint Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committees meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on March 26, 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:
Chair Liebling
Chair Schultz
Vice Chair Bahner
Vice Chair Huot
Lead Albright
Lead Schomacker
Akland
Backer
Bierman
Boldon
Burkel
Demuth
Fischer
Frederick
Freiberg
Gruenhagen
Hanson
Kiel
Moller
Morrison
Noor
Novotny
Pierson
Pinto
Pryor
Quam
Rasmusson
Reyer
Robbins
Sandell
Wolgamott

Members excused:
Munson

A quorum was present.

Overview of the American Rescue Plan Act.

Dave Greeman, Budget Director, Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) presented an overview of the portion of the American Rescue Plan Act that pertains to DHS.

Joshua Bunker, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) presented an overview of the portion of the American Rescue Plan Act that pertains to MDH.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:07 P.M.



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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

Overview of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 health and human services spending.
01:32 - Department of Human Services.
48:18 - Department of Health.




Overview of American Rescue Plan Act HHS Spending
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Department of Health

Items may be added/removed.

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 all 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.