STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, HOUSING AND FAMILY SECURITY
Senator John Marty, Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Housing, and Family Security along with Representative Patti Fritz, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Health and Human Services, called the meeting to order at 1:15 P.M. on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 in Room 15 of the Capitol.
The Committee Administrator noted the roll.
House Committee Members present:
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
House Committee Members excused:
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
Other House Members present:
A quorum was present.
Testifying on behalf of the Department of Health regarding the Department's delay in releasing information on increased mesothelioma deaths on the Iron Range:
Dianne Mandernach, Commissioner
Dr. Alan Bender, Program Manager, Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology
Mary Manning, Director, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
Testifying on behalf of the Office of Governor Tim Pawlenty regarding the Department's delay in releasing information on increased mesothelioma deaths on the Iron Range:
Carolyn Jones, health policy liaison
Additional testimony regarding the Department's delay in releasing information on increased mesothelioma deaths on the Iron Range:
Robert Bassing, miner
Stan Daniels, United Steel Workers
Dr. Ian Greaves, University of Minnesota
The meeting was adjourned at 5:32 P.M.
Rep. Patti Fritz, VICE-CHAIR