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Human Services Finance and Policy

THIRTY-NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 07, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-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 April 7th, 2021 remotely via Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.


The Committee 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. Robbins moved that the minutes from April 6th, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2127 (Schultz) Children and family services, community supports, direct care and treatment, and chemical and mental health services provisions modified; forecast adjustments made; reports required; technical and conforming changes made; and money appropriated.

Testifiers:
• Amy Dellwo, MARRCH

• Shelley Skarda, Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Meridian Behavioral Health
• Brian Sammon, President, Options Family & Behavior Services and River Ridge
• Marc Johnigan, Twin Cities Recovery Project
• Jason Vanderscoff, CEO, North Star Regional
• Michael Daub, Wayside Recovery
• Christy Barnett, Vice President of Clinical Services, House of Hope
• Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI MN
• Lisa Fobbe, Commissioner, Sherburne County
• Linnea Mirsch, Director of Public Health, St. Louis County
• Phoebe Trepp, Executive Director, Clare Housing
• Rhonda Otteson, Executive Director, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
• Lorna Schmidt, Public Policy Manager, Catholic Charities
• Antoniette Giovanni, Home Care Worker, SEIU Member
• Pang Vang, Minnesota First Provider Alliance

• Laurie Berner, Executive Director, Arc Northland
• Joanna Woolman, Director Institute to Transform Child Protection, Mitchell-Hamline School of Law
• Debra Fitzpatrick, Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs, Children’s Defense Fund
• Ethan Vogel, Legislative Director, AFSCME Council 5
• Dominic McQuerry, Wilder Foundation


Chair Schultz laid HF2127 over for bill markup on April 8th, 2021.














The meeting was adjourned at 11:53.




Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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02:13 HF2127 (Schultz) Omnibus human services finance and policy bill.
- Public testimony.


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF2127 (Schultz) Children and family services, community supports, direct care and treatment, and chemical and mental health services provisions modified; forecast adjustments made; reports required; technical and conforming changes made; and money appropriated.

● Public testimony.


*Amendments to the DE for markup are due by 5 pm on April 7, 2021.*
**Sign-up to testify by 10:30am on April 6th, 2021.**


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

Testimony will be taken on Wednesday, April 7th. If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Tuesday, April 6 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is strongly encouraged due to time limitations. Please send all materials in a PDF format.

ACCESSIBILITY: 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. 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. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please email the Committee Administrator, Yingya Vang, at Yingya.vang@house.mn