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Behavioral Health Policy Division

FIFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Peter Fischer, Chair of the Behavioral Health Policy Division, and pursuant to House rule 10.01, called the remote meeting to order at 8:30 am on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The meeting was broadcast live via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

Members present:

FISCHER, Peter – Chair
FREDERICK, Luke – Vice Chair
FRANKE, Keith – Minority Lead
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
HANSON, Jessica
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
LIPPERT, Todd
MOLLER, Kelly
PIERSON, Nels
THOMPSON, John

Members excused:


A quorum was present.

Representative Frederick moved to adopt the minutes from the division meeting from Wednesday, February 3, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Members of the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council (OERAC) gave a presentation. Presenters included the following:

Rep. Dave Baker, OERAC House appointee
Rep. Erin Koegel, OERAC House appointee
Dana Farley, Department of Health
Dr. Anne Pylkas, OERAC Chair


Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) presented draft language (Revisor draft 21-00216) for the governor’s mental health uniform service standards budget proposal. Presenters included the following:

Ben Ashley-Wurtman, DHS
Abby Vavra, Fraser
Brooke Schultz, Radius Health
Jinny Palen, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs


The meeting was adjourned at 9:55 am.



____________________________
Representative Peter Fischer, Chair



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Spencer Crose, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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02:00 - Update from the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council.
58:30 - Discussion of draft language for governor’s mental health uniform service standards budget proposal (Revisor draft 21-00216).

Runs 1 hour, 55 minutes


**Agenda Items May Be Added**

-Update from the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council
-Discussion of draft language for governor’s mental health uniform service standards budget proposal (Revisor draft 21-00216)

• This meeting will be held in accordance with House 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 chris.mccall@house.mn
• If you wish to testify or submit documents, please contact Committee Administrator Chris McCall at chris.mccall@house.mn by Noon on Tuesday, February 9 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.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels 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.


Meeting documents will be posted on the House Behavioral Health Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92014