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Human Services Finance and Policy

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Kristin Bahner, Vice Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 am on March 2nd, 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)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
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




A quorum was present.

Rep. Fischer moved that the minutes from February 26th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1432 (Frederick) Vulnerable adult protection provisions modified.
Vice Chair Bahner moved that HF1432 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus.
Testifiers:
• Amanda Vickstrom, Executive Director, Minnesota Elder Justice Center
• Melissa Winger, parent advocate

Rep. Frederick moved to rerefer HF1432 to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.

Vice Chair Bahner stated a roll call vote would be taken. The results were as follows:

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

EXCUSED
MOLLER, Kelly
SCHOMACKER, Joe

On a vote of 17 AYES and 2 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Schultz resumed the gavel at 11:01.
HF1754 (Frederick) Continuing Care for Older Adults Technical Bill.
Rep. Frederick moved that HF1754 be placed on the General Register.
Rep. Frederick renewed his motion to place HF1754 on the General Register as recommended.
Chair Schultz stated a roll call vote would be taken. The results were as follows:
AYES
SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
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

EXCUSED
SCHOMACKER, Joe

On a vote of 18 AYES and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1287 (Hollins) Child foster care and background study governing provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Chair Schultz moved that HF1287 be rereferred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.
Chair Schultz moved the A1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers:
• Joanna Woolman, ED, Institute to Transform Child Protection
• Alexis Oberdorfer, President of Children’s Home Society of MN
• Kate Rickord, Senior Director of Treatment and Foster Care at St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development, and representing Aspire MN and Quality Parenting Initiative-MN

Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF1287, as amended, to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee.
Chair Schultz stated a roll call vote would be taken. The results were as follows:

AYES
SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
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

EXCUSED
SCHOMACKER, Joe

On a vote of 18 AYES and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1484 (Keeler) Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
Chair Schultz moved to adopt the Committee Report from the Preventing Homelessness Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Schultz moved that HF1484 be rereferred to the Labor, Industry, Veterans, and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee.
Testifiers
• Anne Krisnik, Joint Religious Coalition
• Brandon Overholt, General Contractor

Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF1484 to Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs 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)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
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

NAYS
On a vote of 19 AYES THE MOTION PREVAILED.















The meeting was adjourned at 11:58





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1432 (Frederick) - Vulnerable adult protection provisions modified.
  • HF1484 (Keeler) - Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.
  • HF1287 (Hollins) - Child foster care and background study governing provisions modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1754 (Frederick) - Customized living service provider standards added, long-term care consultation service authorized for resident's spouse or legal partner, nursing facility rate definitions modified, adequate nursing facility documentation criteria expanded, and various other human services provisions modified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:17 - HF1432 (Frederick) Vulnerable adult protection provisions modified.
31:34 - HF1754 (Frederick) Continuing Care for Older Adults technical bill (pending referral).
38:54 - HF1287 (Hollins) Child foster care and background study governing provisions modified, and money appropriated.
1:01:51 - HF1484 (Keeler) Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.



Tuesday, March 2, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:


1. HF1432 (Frederick) Vulnerable adult protection provisions modified.

2. HF1754 (Frederick) Continuing Care for Older Adults Technical Bill

3. HF1287 (Hollins) Child foster care and background study governing provisions modified, and money appropriated.

4. HF1484 (Keeler) Micro unit dwellings authorized at sacred settlements.


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 Monday, March 1 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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