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Human Services Finance and Policy

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 26, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 26th, 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 March 25th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Chair Schultz moved to rerefer HF41 to the Ways and Means Committee as recommended.
Chair Schultz moved the A5 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
• Jessica Joyal, AFSCME member
Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF41 as amended to the Ways and Means 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
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
PINTO, Dave
SANDELL, Steve

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

EXCUSED
KIEL, Debra

On a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS and 1 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.
Chair Schultz moved that HF1532 be placed on the General Register as recommended.

Chair Schultz moved to reconsider the A4 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Schultz moved to amend the A4 Amendment with the A5 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Schultz moved to amend HF1532 with the newly amended A4 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Schultz renewed her motion that HF1532, as amended, 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
HANSON, Jessica
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe

NAYS
ROBBINS, Kristin

EXCUSED
FREDERICK, Luke
KIEL, Debra

On a vote of 16 AYES and 1 NAY and 2 EXCUSED THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1340 (Noor) Responsible social service agency placing children in qualified residential treatment program requirements modified.

Rep. Noor moved that HF1340 be placed on the General Register as recommended.

Rep. Noor moved the A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
• Brad Vold, Director, Public Health and Social Services Dept., Morrison County
• Kirsten Anderson, Executive Director, Aspire MN

Rep. Noor renewed his motion to place HF1340, as amended, 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.

HF2153 (Moller) Customized living quality improvement grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Testifiers:
• Loriann Granados, Director of Human Resources, Accessible Space Inc.
Chair Schultz laid HF2153 over for possible inclusion in a budget omnibus.

HF1159 (Acomb) Temporary personal care assistance compensation extended for services provided by a parent or spouse.

Chair Schultz moved to rerefer HF1159 as recommended to the Ways and Means committee.

Chair Schultz moved the DE1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Schultz renewed her motion to rerefer HF1159, as amended, to the Ways and Means 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)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
BOLDON, Liz
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve

NAYS
BURKEL, John
KIEL, Debra
PIERSON, Nels
RASMUSSON, Jordan
SCHOMACKER, Joe

ABSTAIN
NOVOTNY, Paul

On a vote of 13 AYES and 5 NAYS and 1 ABSTAIN THE MOTION PREVAILED.

















The meeting was adjourned at 11:33am.




Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF41 (Frazier) - COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to employees excluded from federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • HF1340 (Noor) - Responsible social services agency placing children in qualified residential treatment program requirements modified.
  • HF1532 (Frederick) - Human services community supports provisions modified.
  • HF2153 (Moller) - Customized living quality improvement grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1159 (Acomb) - Temporary personal care assistance compensation extended for services provided by a parent or spouse, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:48 HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
27:51 HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.
36:48 HF1340 (Noor) Responsible social service agency placing children in qualified residential treatment program requirements modified.
51:09 HF2153 (Moller) Customized living quality improvement grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
57:40 HF1159 (Acomb) Temporary personal care assistance compensation extended for services provided by a parent or spouse.



Friday, March 26, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

2. HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified. *Note: no testimony will be taken, as this bill was heard on March 12th, 2021*

3. HF1340 (Noor) Responsible social service agency placing children in qualified residential treatment program requirements modified.

4. HF2153 (Moller) Customized living quality improvement grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.

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

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Thursday, March 25 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.

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

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.