STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:18 P.M. on, Thursday, January 18, 2007, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
Rep. Bunn moved that the minutes of January 16, 2007 be adopted. Motion was laid over due to lack of quorum.
Rep. Thissen announced the referral of the following bills to the Licensing Subcommittee:
HF 57 Thissen A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the expiration dates for the Board of Medical Practices' advisory councils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 147A.27, subdivision 2; 147B.05, subdivision 2; 147C.35, subdivision 2; 147D.25, subdivision 2; 214.32, subdivision 1.
HF 210 Thao A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying dental licensure provisions for applicants from nonaccredited programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 150A.06, subdivision 1.
HF 212 Liebling A bill for an act relating to health occupations; permitting certain foreign medical school graduates to use a credentials verification service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147.037, subdivision 1.
HF 218 Walker A bill for an act relating to health-related licensing boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 214.103, subdivision 2.
Rep. Thissen announce the referral of the following bills to the Mental Health Division:
HF 196 Greiling Mental Health bill
A quorum was present at 2:20 P.M.
Department of Health overview was presented by:
Diane Mandernach, Commissioner of Health
Margaret Kelly, Department of Health
Norman Crouch, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Health
Rep. Fritz assumed the gavel at 3:05 P.M.
Testimony from local public health officials:
Julie Ring, Director, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
Rep. Thissen assumed the gavel at 3:10 P.M.
Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner, Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support
Sandy Tubbs, Director, Douglas County Public Health Department
Rep. Bunn renewed her motion that the minutes from January 16, 2007 be adopted. MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:45 P.M.
REP. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant