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Human Services Policy

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Human Services Policy

2/6/2023
*Items may be added*

- HF339 (Curran) Adult foster care licensure requirements modified for community residential settings.
a. Sara Grafstrom, Director of State and Federal Policy, ARRM
b. Alaina Gallagher, Executive Project Manager, ARRM

- HF716 (Finke) Access to shared services under home and community-based service waivers expanded.
a. Steven Schmidt, Attorney, Minnesota Disability Law Center
b. Brittanie Wilson, Disability Advocate, St. Paul

- HF813 (Hicks) Home and community-based workforce incentive fund grants established, awareness-building campaign for recruitment of direct care professionals established, and money appropriated.
a. Sara Grafstrom, Director of State and Federal Policy, ARRM
b. Cindy Ostrowski, CEO, Hiawatha Homes
c. Jasmin Phury, Supervisor, Bear Creek Services
d. Frances Thiam, Residential Providers Association of Minnesota

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 5pm on Friday, February 3rd, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF339 (Curran) - Adult foster care licensure requirements modified for community residential settings.
HF716 (Finke) - Access to shared services under home and community-based service waivers expanded.
HF813 (Hicks) - Home and community-based workforce incentive fund grants established, awareness-building campaign for recruitment of direct care professionals established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Human Services Policy

2/1/2023
*Items may be added*

- Informational Hearing Only HFXXX (23-00202 - Finke) Clarification to Court Examiner eligibility.
a. Carrie Briones, Legislative Director for Direct Care and Treatment, Minnesota Department of Human Services

- Informational Hearing Only HFXXX (23-00192 - Frederick) Modifying information collected in long-term care surveys.
a. Nicole Stockert, Legislative Director for Aging and Adult Protection Services, Minnesota Department of Human Services

- HF905 (Youakim) Minors age 16 or older authorized to consent to nonresidential mental health services.
a. Sage Hartman, Student and Mental Health and Well-Being Chair, Minnesota Youth Council
b. Samia Osman, Student, Hopkins High School

- HF732 (Her) Income definitions modified for housing support.
a. Lorna Schmidt, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, Catholic Charities Twin Cities
b. Tyra Thomas, Leader, Street Voices of Change
c. Kristy Janigo, Legislative Chair, American Legion Department of Minnesota
d. Kristy Graume; Legislative Director for Disability Services, Behavioral Health, Housing, and Deaf-Hard-of-Hearing Services; Minnesota Department of Human Services

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1pm on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF732 (Her) - Income definitions modified for housing support.
HF905 (Youakim) - Minors age 16 or older authorized to consent to nonresidential mental health services.
Attachments:

Human Services Policy

1/30/2023
*Items may be added*

- HF585 (Klevorn) Care evaluation established as a covered medical assistance home care service, medical assistance homemaker rates modified, and report required.
a. Kathy Messerli, Executive Director, MN Home Care Association
b. Sarah Skorburg, LGSW; Care Coordinator; Thomas Allen Inc.
c. Susan Morgan; Chief Operating Officer; Accra Care, Inc.

- Informational Hearing Only HFXXX (SC9961 - Edelson) Modifying policies governing access to substance use disorder treatment services; modifying eligibility for home and community-based services workforce development grants; excluding workforce development grant money from income for certain purposes
a. Kristy Graume; Legislative Director for Disability Services, Behavioral Health, Housing, and Deaf-Hard-of-Hearing Services; Minnesota Department of Human Services

- Informational Hearing Only HFXXX (SC0014-1 - Edelson) Establishing a home and community-based services systemic critical incident review team; clarifying adult foster care and community residential setting licensing provisions; modifying substance use disorder treatment requirements; extending certain councils and committees; clarifying provider-controlled and own-home settings; making technical and conforming changes; clarifying effective dates; repealing obsolete language related to chemical health pilot program
a. Kristy Graume; Legislative Director for Disability Services, Behavioral Health, Housing, and Deaf-Hard-of-Hearing Services; Minnesota Department of Human Services
b. Josh Berg, Director of Minnesota Services & Strategic Growth, Access Space, Inc. (ASI)

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 5pm on Friday, January 27th, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF585 (Klevorn) - Care evaluation established as a covered medical assistance home care service, medical assistance homemaker rates modified, and report required.
Attachments:

Human Services Policy

1/25/2023
*Items may be added*

Mental Health Legislative Network (MHLN) Presentation on Priorities and Legislative Agenda
a. Sue Abderholden, executive director, NAMI Minnesota
b. Shannah Mulvihill, executive director, Mental Health Minnesota
c. Jinny Palen, executive director, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs
d. Anni Simons, Government Relations, Fredrikson and Byron, Mental Health Providers Association of MN
e. Abdus Samad, executive director, Grafton
f. Kirsten Anderson, executive director, AspireMN
g. Abigail Morgan, foster parent

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments (if necessary) is 1pm on Tuesday, January 24th, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Attachments:

Human Services Policy

1/23/2023
*Items may be added*

- HF177 (Hanson, J.) Unearned income included in economic assistance program calculations modified.
a. Ellen Smart, Attorney, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

- Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) Presentation on Priorities and Legislative Agenda
a. Amy Dellwo, President, MARRCH & Vice President of Strategic Policy and Growth, Kyros
b. Brian Zirbes; Co-Chair of Government Affairs Committee; MARRCH & VP of Policy, Compliance, and Government Relations; Northstar Behavioral Health

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 5pm on Friday, January 20th, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.
Bills Added:
HF177 (Hanson) - Unearned income included in economic assistance program calculations modified.
Attachments:
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