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Human Services Finance and Policy

THIRTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 12, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH 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 12th, 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
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

EXCUSED
FISCHER, Peter
SANDELL, Steve


A quorum was present.

Rep. Liebling moved that the minutes from March 11th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1200 (Richardson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.

Chair Schultz moved that HF1200 be rereferred to the Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy committee as recommended.

Testifiers:
Debra Fitzpatrick, Policy Director, MN Children's Defense Fund
Toni Kay Mangskau, family caregiver
Sarah Piepenberg, Co-Owner, Vinaigrette,
Corey Anderson, Disability Geek, MAHU, NAIFA

Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF1200 to the Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy committee 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)
BOLDON, Liz
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
PINTO, Dave

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
BURKEL, John
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe

EXCUSED
FISCHER, Peter
SANDELL, Steve

ABSTAIN
KIEL, Debra



On a vote of 9 AYES, 7 NAYS, 2 EXCUSED and 1 ABSTAIN THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.

Rep. Frederick moved that HF1532 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

Rep. Frederick moved the A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Frederick renewed his motion that HF1532, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.


HF1151 (Agbaje) Child welfare provisions modified, Minnesota African American family Preservation Act established, criminal penalties provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Testifiers:
• Andre Dukes, Vice President, Family and Community Impacts, Refuge Village
• Latasha Bacon, mother and advocate
• Jodi Wentland, Hennepin County
• Toni Carter, Ramsey County Commissioner
• Kelis Houston, Village Arms


Chair Schultz moved that HF1151 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

















The meeting was adjourned at 11:58am.




Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1151 (Agbaje) - Child welfare provisions modified, Minnesota African American family Preservation Act established, criminal penalties provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1200 (Richardson) - Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
  • HF1532 (Frederick) - Human services community supports provisions modified.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:29 HF1200 (Richardson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
43:16 HF1151 (Agbaje) Child welfare provisions modified, Minnesota African American family Preservation Act established, criminal penalties provided, report required, and money appropriated.
1:06:20 HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.



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


Agenda:

1. HF1200 (Richardson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated. *Pending Rereferral*

2. HF1151 (Agbaje) Child welfare provisions modified, Minnesota African American family Preservation Act established, criminal penalties provided, report required, and money appropriated.

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


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 Thursday, March 11 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.