Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar Location: 10 State Office Building Agenda:
Presentations on the cost of sexual violence, to include:
* The costs associated with the Minnesota State Sex Offender Program.
* The Minnesota Department of Corrections and sex offender treatment in our state's correctional facilities.
***Presentation Added: the Federal Adam Walsh Act
* The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault will revisit the report "Costs of Sexual Violence in Minnesota," MDH, July 2007.
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen Location: 200 State Office Building
Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities licensure authorized to replace one larger facility, transition period rate and payment rate for the new facilities established, and money appropriated.
Day training and habilitation insurance provisions changed, liability limits set, age limit changed for operators of vehicles for hire, commissioner directed to seek a federal waiver, and a sales tax exemption allowed for certain vehicles.
Board of Medical Practice limited from bringing a disciplinary action against a physician for prescribing, administering, or dispensing long-term antibiotic therapy for chronic Lyme disease.
Health maintenance organization surcharge increased and related changes made, managed care payment rates increased, general assistance medical care account established, credits provided toward the Health Partners' assessment for the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association, and money appropriated.