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Human Services Finance and Policy

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 11, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 March 11th, 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. Boldon moved that the minutes from March 10th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF780 (Reyer) Housing support bed moratorium modified.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the Division Report from the Preventing Homelessness Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
• Madeline Kastler, Dakota County Social Services
• Danielle Fox, Adult Social Services Manager, Scott County

Chair Schultz moved that HF780 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF945 (Youakim) Special education social work service third-party reimbursement modified.

Testifiers:
• Scott Hare, Director, Support Services, Mankato School Districts
• Cathy Dalnes, Manager, School Social Work Services, Minneapolis Public Schools

Chair Schultz moved that HF945 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF1685 (Nelson, M) Service Employees International Union (SEIU) healthcare agreement ratified.

Chair Schultz moved that HF1685 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF1102 (Hanson, J) Home and community-based waiver assessment requirements modified for people temporarily entering health care facilities.
Testifiers:
• Joe Clubb, Vice President of Operations for Mental Health and Addiction Services, Allina Health
• Sue Hanson, Parent advocate, NAMI member

Rep. Fischer moved to adopt the Division Report from the Behavioral Health Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Hanson moved that HF1102 be placed 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
SCHOMACKER, Joe

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

HF335 (Frazier) Nursing home licensing and certification moratorium exception established.
Chair Schultz moved the A21 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers:
• Barb Rode, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Therese
• Calvin Shelangoski, Chief Financial Officer, St. Therese
Chair Schultz moved that HF335, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.


HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.

Rep. Fischer moved to adopt the Division Report from the Behavioral Health Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED

















The meeting was adjourned at 11:58am.




Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF335 (Frazier) - Nursing home licensing and certification moratorium exception established.
  • HF780 (Reyer) - Housing support bed moratorium modified.
  • HF945 (Youakim) - Special education social work service third-party reimbursement modified.
  • HF1102 (Hanson) - Home and community-based waiver assessment requirements modified for people temporarily entering health care facilities.
  • HF1532 (Frederick) - Human services community supports provisions modified.
  • HF1685 (Nelson) - Service Employees International Union (SEIU) healthcare agreement ratified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:30 HF780 (Reyer) Housing support bed moratorium modified.
24:15 HF945 (Youakim) Special education social work service third-party reimbursement modified.
43:00 HF1685 (Nelson, M.) Service Employees International Union (SEIU) healthcare agreement ratified.
51:50 HF1102 (Hanson) Home and community-based waiver assessment requirements modified for people temporarily entering health care facilities.
1:13:00 HF335 (Frazier) Nursing home licensing and certification moratorium exception established.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.


Thursday, March 11, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF780 (Reyer) Housing support bed moratorium modified.

2. HF945 (Youakim) Special education social work service third-party reimbursement modified.

3. HF1685 (Nelson) Service Employees International Union (SEIU) healthcare agreement ratified.

4. HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.

5. HF1102 (Hanson, J) Home and community-based waiver assessment requirements modified for people temporarily entering health care facilities.

6. HF335 (Frazier) Nursing home licensing and certification moratorium exception established.

Agenda items may be added or removed.

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 Wednesday, March 10 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.

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.