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Human Services Finance and Policy

THIRTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 18, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-THIRD 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 18th, 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.

Vice Chair Bahner moved that the minutes from March 17th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF111 (Olson, L) Tribal and county reimbursement costs for federal funds incorrectly claimed funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Schultz moved the A3 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
• Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner, MN Dept of Human Services
• Lenny Fineday, Tribal Attorney,
• Barb Weckman Brekke, Commissioner, Scott County
• Linnea Mirsch, Director, Public Health and Human Services, St Louis County
• Faron Jackson Sr., Chairman, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Chair Schultz moved that HF111 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF388 (Noor) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.

Rep. Noor moved that the DE amendment to be adopted. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Mariah Norwood, Infectious Disease American Indian Liaison, Infectious Disease, Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division, DHS
Chair Schultz moved that HF388, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF2265 (Schultz) Department of Human Services forecasted programs for 2021 fiscal year appropriations adjusted.
Chair Schultz move to rerefer HF2265 to the Ways and Means committee.
Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF2265 to the Ways and Means 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 0 NAYS and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF471 (Baker) Licensed substance use disorder treatment provider alternative licensing inspections established.
Chair Fischer moved to adopt the Division Report from the Behavioral Health Division. THE REPORT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifier:
• Jennifer Lohse, General Counsel, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Chair Schultz moved that HF471 be laid over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

























The meeting was adjourned at 11:38am.




Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF111 (Olson) - Tribal and county reimbursement costs for federal funds incorrectly claimed funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF388 (Noor) - Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
  • HF471 (Baker) - Licensed substance use disorder treatment provider alternative licensing inspections established.
  • HF2265 (Schultz) - Department of Human Services forecasted programs for 2021 fiscal year appropriations adjusted.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:25 - HF111 (Olson, L.) Tribal and county reimbursement costs for federal funds incorrectly claimed funding provided, and money appropriated.
37:47 - HF388 (Noor) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
47:00 - HF2265 (Schultz) Department of Human Services forecasted programs for 2021 fiscal year appropriations adjusted.
49:56 - HF471 (Baker) Licensed substance use disorder treatment provider alternative licensing inspections established.



Thursday, March 18, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF111 (Olson, L) Tribal and county reimbursement costs for federal funds incorrectly claimed funding provided, and money appropriated.

2. HF388 (Noor) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.

3. HF2265 (Schultz) Department of Human Services forecasted programs for 2021 fiscal year appropriations adjusted.

4. HF471 (Baker) Licensed substance use disorder treatment provider alternative licensing inspections 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 17 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.