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Human Services Finance and Policy

TWENTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 24, 2021

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

HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 am on February 24th, 2021 remotely via Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.


The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
BOLDON, Liz
BURKEL, John
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe

Excused:

ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)


A quorum was present.

Rep. Bahner moved that the minutes from February 23rd, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF970 (Vang) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions modified, mental health professional licensing board requirements modified, mental health provider continuing education requirements modified, mental health practitioner requirements modified, and various other provisions modified; and money appropriated.
Chair Schultz moved to adopt the Committee Report from the Behavioral Health Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Schultz moved that HF970, be rereferred to the Commerce Finance and Policy Committee.
Chair Schultz moved the A3 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers:
• Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI MN
• Dr. Pahoua K. Yang, Social Worker and Psychologist, Wilder Foundation
• Dr. Willie Garrett, Psychologist, President of MN Association of Black Psychologists

Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF970 as recommended to the Commerce Finance and Policy committee.
Chair Schultz stated a roll call vote would be taken. The results were as follows:

AYES
SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
BOLDON, Liz
BURKEL, John
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe

NAYS

EXCUSED
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)

ABSTAIN
NOVOTNY, Paul
RASMUSSON, Jordan

On a vote of 16 AYES, 0 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED and 2 ABSTAIN THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1026 (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
Representative Schultz moved HF1026 before the committee
Chair Schultz moved the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifiers:
• Dr. Elizabeth Slagle, OBGYN, HealthPartners
• Dr. Elizabeth Alabi, OBGYN, Hennepin County Medical Center
• Anna Zilverstand, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, U of MN
• Michelle Teberg, Foster Parent of children from prenatal substance abuse
Chair Schultz laid HF1026 over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.
HF1202 (Wolgamott) Child maltreatment investigation face-to-face contact requirement modified.
Chair Schultz moved that HF1202 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.
Testifiers:
• Jodi Heurung-Dick, Manager, Child and Family Services, Sherburne County

Chair Schultz laid HF1202 over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.












The meeting was adjourned at 11:55 pm.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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02:44 - HF970 (Vang) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions modified, mental health professional licensing board requirements modified, mental health provider continuing education requirements modified, mental health practitioner requirements modified, and various other provisions modified; and money appropriated.
41:17 - HF1026 (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
1:14:21 - HF1202 (Wolgamott) Child maltreatment investigation face-to-face contact requirement modified.



Wednesday, February 24, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:


1. HF970 (Vang) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions modified, mental health professional licensing board requirements modified, mental health provider continuing education requirements modified, mental health practitioner requirements modified, and various other provisions modified; and money appropriated.


2. HF1026 (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.

3. HF1202 (Wolgamott) Child maltreatment investigation face-to-face contact requirement modified.


Additional agenda items may be added.


Public Viewing:

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

Notes:

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Tuesday, February 23 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: 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.

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